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Helping Product Managers Learn More About Data Science

Data science is at its core an exploration of information, its sources, and the creation of new value and products from the data therein. Product Managers typically have a knack for analysis and increasingly need to interact with larger and larger sets of data. Improving our skills in data analysis is becoming critical. Even if the majority of analysis in your organization is done elsewhere, a deeper understanding of data science can make those conversations …

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Decision Making in Product Management

Decision Making in Product Management

Lead Bullets, an old post from Ben Horowitz, is a strong reminder about the hard decisions product managers face. His company was square in Microsoft’s targets, so he furiously sought out a silver bullet (or two) that would enable them to retain their competitiveness. In the end, Ben’s colleague had to set him straight. Ben, those silver bullets that you and Mike are looking for are fine and good, but our web server is five …

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Welcome to the Product Management Digest

I’ve been doing product management for over 10 years now. I was fresh out of college when I first took a PM position and really had no idea what it took to survive this discipline. One of the first lessons I learned was that my word was surprisingly not the gospel to the engineering teams supporting me. It took me a much longer time to actually stop preaching and start focusing on my customers, the …

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