Original published at UserPilot’s Blog, April 2021 If you’re an aspiring or a junior product manager – technical skills are something that will give you a massive leg up in your career. Moshe Miklanovsky, a Software Developer-turned Product Manager and a co-host of the Product-for-Product podcast, explains which technical skills are essential for Product Managers based on his 30-year career in tech. Product Management is a very young profession. Compared with software engineering, which started sometime in the 70s, not long ago Product … Continue reading “Top 5 Product Manager Technical Skills in 2021”
These are 5 virtues product professionals should master to be successful Virtue #1: Patience Why do we need it? As we are dealing with many unknowns, inventing new things, discovering new solutions to old/new problems, we go through an unpaved road. That road will guarantee to throw at us many curves, some potholes, dead ends and even a landslide or two. Without patience we would give up early and get nowhere A few examples where we need to be patient … Continue reading “5 Virtues Product Professionals Should Master to be Successful”
April 10, 2021 Under the hosting of Experiment Nation, a community that seeks to connect all those who are interested in experimentation including Conversion Rate Optimizers (CRO), Product Managers, Growth Managers, Analysts, Researchers, UX designers, and Marketers from around the world, I chatted with Jaya Gupta and Siddharth Taneja about the importance of getting closer to data by getting familiar with data tools.
March 17, 2021 Jason Knight from One Knight in Product is an awesome product leader and great host. We spoke about my journey from writing software for the Israeli Defence Forces into project and then product management, my passion for digital transformation, paying it forward via a new podcast as well as webinars and blogging. Listen here! https://www.oneknightinproduct.com/s1e44/
November 13, 2020 I had the pleasure to give this workshop “10 Tips for Product Prioritization” at the Product Camp Dallas Unconference based on the series of videos and article I published on LinkedIn. You can also watch on Product Camp Dallas speakers page.
Product prioritization is one of the hardest things to do in product management. That’s why I tried to tackle it on a regular basis, as it is like a muscle that needs constant practicing. I hope the following tips will be helpful! Note: I originally published each of these tips as a short video on LinkedIn. At the end of each tip below you will find a link to watch the video post. 1 Identify the Product Vision I’ve seen … Continue reading “10 Tips for Product Prioritization”
January 10, 2021 An interview with Brennan Decker of the ProductLeader.tech about how I got into product management, having a technical background as a product manager, how to say No, and more.
February 8, 2021 A podcast interview with Doug Thompson, on the Techstory Podcast. Doug really knows how to ease you into the discussion, and I enjoyed chatting with him about my background and how trying to be an artist influenced my career in product management. Doug had a long career with Microsoft and recently started a new adventure, which he documents on LinkedIn with some posts. He also have live sessions, so lots of interesting content and opportunities to learn from … Continue reading “Guest on the Techstory Podcast with Doug Thompson”
Originally published on Product Craft, October 20, 2020 Are you looking for a way to transition your org to a more product-focused mindset? I wouldn’t blame you — there are numerous benefits to shifting to a product mindset, from becoming truly Agile to transforming into a fully-fledged product-led organization. But how do you do it? Here is one idea that can help: Start a product book club. Step 1: Invite everyone Since you want the product-mindset transition to happen throughout … Continue reading “Ready, Set, Read: Starting a PM Book Club at Your Organization”