Clearing the Confusion Around Product Ops

What does is Product Ops in your company?

I read a post by Marty Cagan recently, where he identified six different types of Product Ops role, namely:

  • The Reincarnated PMO Model
  • The Two-in-a-Box PM Model
  • The Delegated Product Leader Model
  • Production Operations Rebranding Model
  • The Product Marketing Manager Rebranding Model
  • The Force Multiplier Model




Product related roles have grown considerably over the past five years, which means an influx of people who are starting out in a new skills area. Getting Started in Product aims to support these people make the transition.

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