Product Management: 6 Solid Best Practices For Newbie PMs


A product manager ensures that the product a company releases aligns with customers’ needs and expectations. It’s a challenging job that requires a lot of communication and coordination of efforts between different teams. To build the best possible product, product managers advocate for customers within the organization and make sure the voice of the market is heard and heeded. Product managers work largely for technical companies.

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The Power of Polished Technical Demos and Why I Love My Work

DeFinis Communications

Last week I was in Charlotte, NC teaching a technical presentation skills program for one of my favorite clients, Autodesk. My goal was to help them structure, develop and refine their product demonstrations so they can deliver powerful, solution-oriented presentations to their customers. . Their job requires that they be highly prepared, well disciplined and polished. Their customers expect this of them. .

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Fostering Creativity

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

You see it when involuntary constituents are called “customers” as though those individuals freely chose to use that agency’s “services” over someone else. The process of obtaining and maintaining these certifications often requires a significant investment of time and money. Technical folks, in my experience, see value as a numbers game. What is often ignored is how the end-user, the public, or customer (in the case of private industry) perceives value.

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