A Product Manager does not NEED to know how to code. A Product Manager is skilled in many things due to having many responsibilities that involve technology, user experience, and business. It is definitely a plus if the Product Manager knows how to code, but it is not required.
When it comes to understanding Product Management, knowing how to create an amazing Product Roadmap is crucial. There are many different types of roadmaps, such as a Product Roadmap, and a Marketing Roadmap. For now, we’ll be discussing the differences between these two types of roadmaps.
Why is the product being made? What is the purpose of the product that you and your team are making? The end result of any product is to be used by a consumer. Since the end result of a product is to end up in the hands of a customer, their opinion on the product matters. A customer can spot a small oversight or flaw in the product, or provide a new point of view that can help improve the product.
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.
A happy ending is what people always strive for and Product Managers are no different. However, unlike in fairy tales, failure is a common occurrence in life. Failure is scary to face head-on and we attempt to avoid it in any possible way. Sadly, failure is an ordeal that everyone has to deal with and we can’t just ignore our mistakes.
When it comes to Product Management, there are many factors to learn and know about. Some of which include creating a Product Roadmap, a Product Plan, and a Product Strategy. Between the three of these, there are key differences that a professional Product Manager should acknowledge.