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Data is such an integral part of the life of a product manager that it is essential that PMs are comfortable with creating key metrics, experimenting to drive change in data, and using the tools that support this work. Product Analytics Academy provides courses on these very things, but what are they like?Continue reading
The Von Restorff effect, states that when multiple similar objects are present, the one that differs from the rest is most likely to be remembered. What does this mean for product managers?Continue reading
Miller's Law looks at how individuals behave when they have multiple things they are trying to do, and this has an impact on how we develop our products.Continue reading
We've all been faced with choice paralysis: having too much choice to make a decision. This is an illustration of Hick's Law. What does it mean for product management?Continue reading
As product people, we want to focus the majority of our effort on the areas that will bring us the largest benefits to the most users. This principle is called Pareto's Principle.Continue reading
When reviewing CVs for people seeking their dream job, I've identified a number of common mistakes that are made, and which if resolved, will lead to a greater chance of career success.Continue reading
Getting into a product career appears really challenging for many people, and this raises many questions. Every month I look at some of the questions raised and give advice on how to address them. In this post, we look at questions from March 2022.Continue reading
Getting into a product career appears really challenging for many people, and this raises many questions. Every month I look at some of the questions raised and give advice on how to address them. In this post we look at questions from February 2022.Continue reading
There are many people who don't really understand what it is that having a product manager brings to an organization, and that's partly because what they do bring can be quite wide. This post looks at a number of the things that PMs themselves think they bring.Continue reading
An internship is a period of work that gives you the opportunity to gain new skills and experience in a profession you want to get into. Can they also lead you into the role of your dreams?Continue reading
Product Managers come from all walks of life, and wherever people are in their careers now, there are routes into product management. One of the most frequently followed routes is an internal transition.Continue reading
If you're looking to plan out your career, then there are some basic areas you need to investigate, and here are some tools that can help you put the plan together.Continue reading