Amy Lin offers practical advice for product managers who struggle to incorporate data analysis into their product management toolkit.

Answer from Amy Lin

Amy Lin works on product management and strategy at Verizon Media. You can find her on Twitter at @amywtlin.

Introduction

Data is such an integral part of a product manager’s daily job…


As another year draws to a close, we look back at the articles that we published to answer the community’s questions in 2019. Looking for advice from Women in Product? We’re accepting questions for 2020.

The 5 Most Viewed Posts of 2019

This year’s Top 5 questions show that, while women in PM roles continue to grapple…


The more senior you are, the greater is the likelihood that your work involves more than delivering working code. In this post, Lisa Wagner explains how she measures and celebrates the intangible wins.

This week’s question: As a PM without working code as a deliverable, where do you find pride…


Eleanor Stribling shares interviewing and career tips from her perspective as a hiring manager who has conducted dozens of interviews in the past year for her growing team.

This week’s question: How can an engineer break into Product Management? …


The skills that lie at the heart of Product Management are the same skills that you can use to plan your career. Whitney Doyle explains.

Answer from Whitney Doyle

Whitney Doyle is a Senior Product Manager at Lifesize and formerly a Product Manager at Rosetta Stone. You can find her on Twitter at @tolleywk

Manage your career like you would manage your product


Not every product needs a Machine Learning-based solution. This week, Kenlyn Terai offers a framework for assessing if ML is right for your business needs, then outlines how you can go about incorporating an ML-based solution into your product roadmap.

Answer from Kenlyn Terai

Author’s note: While working as a global product manager at…


Sara Nofeliyan and Merci Victoria Grace share insights and lessons learned from their experiences as growth product managers.

This week’s question: Tech startups and leading companies are achieving breakthrough results by viewing product development and marketing as integrated functions, not silos. The vital Growth Product Manager role encapsulates this approach…


Editor’s note: This week, Heather Savatta continues our series entitled #PMSkillsAreLifeSkills by describing how the Savatta household uses Kanban to stay organized.

Answer from Heather Savatta

Heather Savatta is Director, Concert Solutions at Vox Media. You can find her on Twitter at @heathraff

Introduction

You can (and should) Kanban your life! By applying your practical…


Editor’s note: This week, Terhi Hänninen continues our series entitled #PMSkillsAreLifeSkills by sharing just how powerful Values and Principles can be for PMs and parents alike.

Answer from Terhi Hänninen

Terhi Hänninen is a Senior Product Manager at Zalando SE. You can find her on Twitter at @thanninen

If I had to pick the…


Editor’s note: When you spend a good chunk of your working day doing Product Management work, it only seems natural that you’d start applying PM skills and techniques in other areas of life as well. This week, Stephanie Muxfeld and Vidya Venkatesh share their takes on the hashtag #PMSkillsAreLifeSkills.

Answer from Stephanie Muxfeld

Stephanie…

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