What’s the most productive way you’ve found to organize teams so engineering can work closely with product management?

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IT-chef / Director IT in Energy and Utilities, 201 - 500 employees
Its a hybrid method of scrum / kanban when interacting with business side when demand specs are fairly done we convert to tool Azure Devops
Chief of DevOps and Partner in Healthcare and Biotech, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
Organize teams in value streams. 
1. Do value stream identification.
2. Fo value stream mapping. 
VP of Engineering in Services (non-Government), 1,001 - 5,000 employees
- Having the engineering team sharing the same goal as the product side
- Team and product having responsibility for a bounded value stream (could be a product, a part of the platform or anything else)
- Product and Engineering sharing ceremonies (not all but all the one related to their area of owernship)
- Failure/success are shared
Global Chief Cybersecurity Strategist & CISO in Healthcare and Biotech, Self-employed
On the communication side be specific and stay on topic. Keep conversations organized and ensure people know what is expected and the rules then enforce them. It's not TikTok or Twitter so keep them on a channel (whatever your company calls it) there. Don't let topics get cross talked. Kills productivity every time.
Senior Director Engineering in Travel and Hospitality, 10,001+ employees
Co-locating them! Nothing can benefit more than having them talk and collaborate with each other in person

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