A modern data stack has a number of components that you can’t live without. Until about a month ago, I’m really embarrassed to say that I never considered or even thought about data observability. Maybe the concept in a different form, like “notification and monitoring”. But after my discussion with my friends over at Monte […]
You can expand your apis with suggested information the user might not know. Knowledge graphs are the key.
If you are a non-technical leader trying to start a tech org, it can be difficult. Here is a blueprint.
In product management, it is so easy to just keep filling the role. Creating strategy, understand the market, refining stories, etc. You can go about your day and get things done. But over time, as technology and the industry changes, one thing is certain. You have to evolve and learn. Many people in this role […]
Common question to product managers, “Are you more technical or more business driven?”. I say, for a successful product manager, you should have knowledge of both. Confusing, I know but the truth is that you cannot do your job effectively without some technical knowledge. In the daily grind of a product manager, you have a […]
If you are building a product, you should always set specific, measurable goals. Measurable goals are good for morale and give your teams something to work for. All your defined, measurable, goals should roll up to your business’s strategic initiatives. Stay away from subjective goals. If your goals are subjective, they are open to interpretation […]
In this first part of a two part series on product management core functions, I want to discuss one of the most fundamentally important parts of the job, listening. So, what does it mean to listen? When someone is telling you their problem, many times it is a problem that has been occurring frequently. It […]
By using agile methods to continuously improve and move your product(s) forward, you can understand who your consumers are through investigation and experimentation. Knowing your consumers is essential to having a successful product. Build a feature that a market wants and then test specific functions and design aspects often. Customer Interviews Engage with the people […]
I get asked all the time “What does a product manager do?” Got me thinking, why not a blog post! Just about every company has their own definition of expectations. Sometimes, when you see a job description, you will see some things like: Work closely with Engineering, Design, and Content teams to create and ensure […]
I cringe when I see beautiful maps, charts and graphs that provide no value. For a truly valuable visualization, you need to make sure you account for the aspects that not only make it beautiful, but more importantly usable for making good business decisions. Like so many others, i started out only building what looked […]