Bringing Women in Product Together

Contributed by Cait Porte The Boston area is home to some of the country’s top tech companies – Akamai, Wayfair, TripAdvisor, Hubspot, IROBOT and most recently, GE decided to relocate the company headquarters to the Boston Seaport district. In 2014, Boston was 4th in the nation in total venture capital funding (coming in behind California…

Learning from Lean Canvas

Contributed by Jim Bodor At WGBH Digital, we have been using the tools of the entrepreneur to create better digital products for public media. Ash Maurya is an author, speaker and digital consultant who recently visited WGBH to talk about his latest book and a tool he’s created called the lean canvas. A lean canvas is…

PM and PMM Career Rankings

Glassdoor has identified the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2016. The jobs that make this list have the highest overall Glassdoor Job Score, determined by combining three key factors – number of job openings, salary and career opportunities rating. At BPMA we are proud to see Product Manager and Product Marketing Manager at the…

Roadmaps: Starting the Conversation

Contributed by Lisa Underkoffler Product roadmaps are a critical tool for most companies, but the importance of a roadmap can remain a mystery to many people outside of product. There seems to be some magic associated with creating a successful roadmap. There is. It’s in all of the discussions you have to understand and set…

Look Back on a Year in Product Mentorship

Contributed by Amisha Thakkar Q. What were you looking for when you came to the mentorship group? I was a Product Lead in a software company when I came to the BPMA mentorship program. I wanted to transition to a pure Product Management role. I was attracted to the Product Management work and had a…