How Did GoPro Lose Their Focus?

March 6, 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Wouldn’t it be great if when you are out and doing all of the exciting things that you do, rock climbing, surfing, hiking, etc. if you could somehow capture the moment in a photo? Sure your cell phone has a […]

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Oracle Product Managers Get Ready To Battle Amazon In The Cloud

February 27, 2017

I’m pretty sure that by now you’ve heard about “the cloud” – it’s the mythical place where companies can get their programs to run and their data to be stored in such a way that they don’t have to buy any computers or storage systems. Another company takes care of all of the day-to-day activities […]

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How Product Managers Can Find More Customers

February 20, 2017

I’m pretty sure that we all know and understand that product managers don’t work in sales. However, our career is very closely tied to the success of the product that we are responsible for. So, while we don’t have primary responsibility for selling our product, we are however quite motivated to make sure that the […]

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A Product Manager’s Approach To Finding Love Online

February 13, 2017

Let’s talk about love, shall we? I fully understand that your job as a product manager probably takes up a lot of your time and you really don’t have a lot of time left over to think about such trivial things as love, but it’s all around us if you’d just take a moment to […]

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Amazon Product Managers Prepare To Do The Unthinkable: Open A Store

February 6, 2017

You would think that being a product manager who works for Amazon would be a pretty cushy job right? The company operates one of the largest online stores and they don’t seem to have to generate a profit and investors still seem to love their stock. However, all of this success may hid a key […]

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When Moving Online, Product Managers Need To Do Some Planning

January 30, 2017

Retail businesses are dead. We all need to change our product development definition because everything in the future sold online. Well, ok, maybe not. However, I think that we can all agree that online sales are becoming a bigger and bigger part of just about every company and what you’ve done to help make […]

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Can Product Managers Bring A Product Back From The Dead?

January 23, 2017

There’s one aspect of being a product manager that we don’t spend enough time talking about. Killing products. Yes, you heard me correctly. We talk and talk about what we can do to make our products more successful; however, we need to understand that every product comes to the end of the road eventually. When […]

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Bar Code Scanner Product Managers Find A Way To Grow Their Market

January 16, 2017

Product managers for bar code scanners have it pretty good these days. Their products are in high demand by companies such as Amazon who operate the large warehouses that contain thousands of items, each identified by a unique bar code. These scanners, often called a “brick on a stick”, are used thousands of times each […]

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Product Managers Get Into To Business Of Christmas Lasers

January 9, 2017

The Christmas season has always been the time that home owners take the time to decorate the outside of their homes to celebrate the season. What this generally involved was going into either the attic or the basement in order to drag out box after box that contain outside lights and decorations. Once this had […]

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Is The Best Way To Sell More Books By Giving Them Away For Free?

January 2, 2017

Let’s face it: selling books is tough work. With all of the other distractions that customers have these days, trying to convince them to buy a book, let alone the book that you are trying to sell, can be very difficult to do. In the world of electronic books, product managers are having to modify […]

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