We need to get past bad metaphors and analogies for describing Product Management

From the cover of the University of Georgia Press Edition of the Devil’s Dictionary

A sarcastic take on some of our high tech terms and products

Initial results from a survey of product managers describing what is working, not working and what should be changed in their Product Management roles

Yoda standing with walking stick on Dagobah

A slightly belated May 4th post for Product Managers

1. Balance many opposing forces to achieve harmony you must

A easy and helpful way to think about and evaluate market problems.

“If I had an hour to solve a problem I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and five minutes thinking about solutions.”

— Albert Einstein

“If I had an hour to solve a problem I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and five minutes thinking about solutions.”

Understanding Personas as a key tool for aligning teams and driving customer and market focussed initiatives.

This is a seemingly never-ending issue I see. I don’t know when I first came across it, but it still seems to inflict pain in companies and reduce the impact of Product Management in driving product success.

Saeed Khan

Product Consultant. Contact me for help in building great products, processes and people. http://www.transformationlabs.io

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