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Essential Considerations When Identifying People to Excel in a Growing Product Management Function

Published: 22 January 2019

ID: G00382571

Analyst(s): Chris Meering , Scott Morrison , Deacon D.K Wan

Summary

Successful product management requires people with a diverse set of competencies and from varied backgrounds. Technology product managers at companies establishing such capabilities must identify people who can adapt to different social styles and build credibility with multiple constituencies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Define the Areas of Focus and Characteristics of Product Management
  • Plan the Right Mix of Skills and Competencies Within the Product Management Team
  • Equip Your Product Management Practice for Sustained Success

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