Comcast Discovers How To Reconnect Cord Cutters

April 3, 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!By now I would think that you’ve heard about the so-called “cord cutters” who are out there. If you are a product manager working for a cable company these people are the bane of your existence. The cord cutters are […]

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How To Price Your Product Correctly

March 27, 2017

When I talk with product managers, over and over again I hear that the one task that they all fear the most is setting a price for their product. I’m not 100% sure why this is such a big deal. I guess the obvious answer is that a lot of us feel that if we […]

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Apple Shows Product Managers How To Get More For More

March 20, 2017

You sorta gotta have some pity for the poor product managers over at Apple. I mean yes, they are responsible for one of the most popular products out there: the iPhone. However, we are living in an age in which just about everyone who wants to have a smartphone already has one and so the […]

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Product Managers Prepare For The Great Mattress Wars

March 13, 2017

Just exactly how much time do you spend every day thinking about that mattress that you sleep on. Scientists say that we’ll spend roughly 1/3 of our lives sleeping, so you’d think that the mattress that we sleep on would be a very big deal. However, if you are like most of us, you don’t […]

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How Did GoPro Lose Their Focus?

March 6, 2017

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 camera on it, but it’s not really up to the task of surviving a lot […]

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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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