Email Communication Etiquette for Product Managers

January 8, 2018

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Note: this post was written by Jackie Being able to communicate with coworkers and clients face-to-face is the best way to get your message across, but it is also time consuming. When there is a lot to get done during […]

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Your New Year’s Resolution: Subscribe To The Accidental Product Manager Newsletter!

January 2, 2018

Yet another New Year is almost here! What is your plan for becoming a better product manager in the new year? Clearly you are already reading The Accidental Product Manager blog and so that’s a step in the right direction! However, there’s one more thing that you need to do: subscribe to The Accidental Product […]

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Product Managers Struggle To Get Dashboard Screens Correct

December 18, 2017

If you’ve had a chance to jump into a new car lately, undoubtedly your attention has been drawn to the dashboard screen that just about every car has nowadays. Car manufactures are changing their product development definition and moving more and more of the car’s control and monitoring systems over to these centralized dashboards in […]

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How Product Managers Market Death

December 11, 2017

I’m hopeful that most of us don’t spend a lot of time each day thinking about death. For most of us this is not a pleasant subject and so we try to avoid thinking about it as much as possible. That is unless you happen to be a product manager who is involved in the […]

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How Should Facebook Tell People About News?

December 4, 2017

So here’s an interesting question for you. If I was to ask you where people spend the most amount of time when they are on the Internet, where would you say that they go? Google? Yahoo? A sports site like ESPN? Those are all good guesses, but you’d be wrong. The correct answer, not all […]

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Should People Be Able To Purchase Groceries Online?

November 27, 2017

For most of us, going to the grocery store is a once-a-week or so activity. We make a list of what we think we’ll need, get in the car, do our shopping, come home and then put everything away. However, since we now live in the 21st Century it turns out that there is a […]

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When Is A Product Launch Not A Product Launch?

November 13, 2017

For a product manager there can be no bigger day than the day that your product gets launched. You’ve been working on creating the best product possible based on your product development definition for who knows how long and finally the time has come to show the world what you have created. You wake up […]

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What Do Product Managers Need To Know About Self-Driving Cars?

November 6, 2017

The world of automobiles stands on the edge of a brave new world. Due in part to a big push by Google along with a number of universities and other car manufactures, the era of self-driving cars is fast approaching and this is going to dramatically change the product development definition for what a car […]

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Is Twitter Out Of Control?

October 30, 2017

Hopefully you are well aware of just who Twitter is. The micro blogging service has over 313 million monthly users (just think about adding that to your product manager resume). If you turn on just about any television program, they are always talking about what is being discussed on their Twitter feed. This is all […]

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What Does The Internet Of Things Mean To Product Managers?

October 23, 2017

Just in case you’ve been living with your head under a rock, there is this thing called the “internet of things” that is getting ready to take over the world. What is meant by the internet of things can vary from person to person, but basically what it means is the creation of a world […]

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