How to Manage Risk as a Product Manager

Anu Ramakrishnan
Feb 11, 2020 · 6 min read

An aspect of a Product Manager’s job that’s often not discussed enough is their responsibility to own and manage risk. There are several stages in the product lifecycle where PMs are expected to assess and call out risks — whether it be in regards to scope, timeline, ability to meet KPIs, and just about anything that directly on indirectly impacts the product (including but not limited to current happenings, political…