I started a new job as a Product Manager.
Due to the Coronavirus I’ve been working from home since day 1, the company isn’t used to working remote, in fact, they switched to work remote a day before I joined 🤦🏻♂️
So my onboarding process went out the window…
Fearing downsizing due to Covid, my aim was to provide value ASAP (ROI).
Below are a few things that helped me accomplish this fast! (within a week of starting).
Since the end of my first week I’ve been getting very positive feedback, that I’m doing great work and and exceeding their expectations! …
At Soluto we work in teams that include at least a developer, UX designer, and product manager.
Once a task is selected from the team’s backlog, the first step is Analysis. The problem was that the output of the analysis phase wasn’t properly defined, so we didn’t know what’s expected of us during this phase. We found ourselves in all sorts of unwanted situations. Examples of such situations:
This is by no means a comprehensive list. You’ll need more than these skills to be a good PM, but these are core skills I find useful, would love to hear your thoughts about them.
What are you trying to accomplish? What problem are you solving? Who are we solving it for?
A good definition of the problem helps the team and company understand what we’re trying to accomplish, for who and in what timeframe. …