The Product Management Interview Blog

How to Stop Prioritizing and Start Working with Kaiten

It is a common belief that Product Managers should help a company do something that makes sense and advise against doing something that doesn’t. They help the team focus on action items that bring value to the business, items that users like, items that increase sales (such as average check, LTV, ROI and many other buzzwords), and items that cut off everything else that is unnecessary. This is similar to the Lean approach, and most Product Managers I know apply that approach.

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Why Is It so Hard to Get a Product Manager Job

Job hunting for a Product Manager job is hard and takes a lot of work and some luck. So many skills are required to be a good Product Manager and it is also a leadership position. You are in charge of multiple teams that are developing a product. The requirements for the job are huge and it is heavily reliant on the amount of experience that one has.

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Best Practices for Product Managers

Being a Product Manager is not easy with all the heavy responsibilities on your shoulders. It is important to stay on your toes and up to date on knowledge. You will always have to educate yourself on new skills and habits.

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What Is a Senior Director of Product Management?

A Senior Director of Product Management is one of the highest levels of Product Management positions available. The Senior Director of Product Management oversees the entire duration of a Product, as well as the fulfillment of a company’s overall strategies and goals to be positive. There are many requirements to become a Senior Director of Product Management, mainly either an MBA or equivalent in years of experience.

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What Is a CPO (Chief Product Officer)?

Every organization has a hierarchy to establish order. There is a hierarchy within Product Managers as well. The top of the pyramid of Product Managers would be a CPO, or in other words, a Chief Product Officer. A CPO generally manages a group of product managers.

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Differences Between UX Designers and Product Managers

There are many roles within a company, including the UX Designers and Product Managers. These two roles work together frequently, and will collaborate often on various projects and tasks, however, what are the major differences between UX Designers and Product Managers? 

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Similarities Between General Product Manager Types

There are many different types of Product Managers in the world. In a broader view, there are some general types of Product Managers, such as the Technical Product Manager (TPM), the Analytical Product Manager (APM), the Product Marketing Manager (PMM), and the Visionary Product Manager (VPM).

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The Different Types of Product Managers

There are many different types of Product Managers in the world. One of the key features about Product Management is that people from all sorts of backgrounds could enter (and succeed in) product management. There are of course some more general Product Manager types that are much more common than others, which is what will be discussed within this article. Here are 4 types of Product Managers.

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