a substash by Ben Kan. Created on Jul 27, 2016.
How to communicate with your team, maybe across locations.
added by Ben Kan on Dec 06, 2016
Working backwards is a framework for how to think about product without lengthy roadmaps that end up being scrapped. It’s a way to short-circuit the traditional product development track, and make sure that you build something that your customers will actually care about.
added by Ben Kan on Sep 06, 2016
As a Product Manager on an agile team, you have two primary means of communicating with your team members: face to face conversation and user stories. You’re going to write tons of user stories and your developers are going to pick up tons of stories.
added by Ben Kan on Nov 21, 2016
Among their many responsibilities, Product Managers orchestrate the exchange of ideas and ensure that vital data reaches its destination. And they do it rephrasing the same information fifty different ways, for fifty different people, all using it in different ways.
added by Ben Kan on Oct 11, 2016
Manners Matter. Etiquette has a purpose: to grease the wheels of society, and ensure things get done without too many feathers getting ruffled. So here are the main underlying rules I learned — painfully — . I know it sounds trivial. Follow them and you’ll be just fine.
added by Ben Kan on Jul 28, 2016
How to manage a team and by happy. Long, but worth it.