Product managers have their hands in a lot of different things and we metamorphose depending on our team’s needs.

Sometimes it’s about being glue, and sometimes it’s about grease.

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Let’s start with the sticky stuff, the glue.

Typically, the team a product manager works with regularly will consist of at least software engineering, design, and probably a stakeholder from marketing, community, and/or business who is involved in at least some phases of the product development cycle. There might be QA analysts, copywriters, multiple specialists within engineering or design, and other stakeholders in the company. Each of those other team members has an area of expertise and a clear…

Laura Dobrzynski-Gessner

I like tea, iteration, introspection, and travel. I also build products and product teams.

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