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50 / Product Problems Are People Problems

  Whether discussing onboarding, the challenges we product managers confront in today’s upside-down world, or the benefits of being a “lazy” product manager, all problems boil down to people problems. In this episode of the Product Momentum Podcast, Sean and Paul welcome Christian Idiodi, partner at the Silicon Valley Product Group. As a leader in … Continued

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Product Momentum guest Christian Idiodi
Christian Idiodi
Silicon Valley Product Group

49 / The Many Paths to Product Management

  There’s no clear career path to product management. And while that sounds like just another obstacle keeping you from your dream job, it should actually come as a comfort to all you PM hopefuls. Here’s why. It’s about equifinality, which simply means that the same end result can be achieved by many potential means … Continued

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Product Momentum podcast guest Lena Sesardic
Lena Sesardic
Consultant, Author

48 / At the Intersection of Art and Technology

Defining the product manager role is a moving target. It’s tough to put our finger on the skill set we need to land the gig. And then we’re not always confident about what to do once we arrive. In this episode of the Product Momentum Podcast, Sean and Paul welcome Josh Anon. Now a product … Continued

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Product Momentum guest Josh Anon
Josh Anon
Roblox

47 / Imagine A World Where Social Justice Reigns

  In this episode of the Product Momentum Podcast, Sean and Paul welcome Andrew Branch, Director of Product Engineering at Measures for Justice (MFJ). MFJ, an ITX client and Rochester, NY neighbor, is a criminal justice research organization whose mission is to make accurate criminal justice data available and accessible to all – and to … Continued

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Product Momentum guest Andrew Branch
Andrew Branch
Measures for Justice

46 / Whether Building Software or Snowboards

One concern we product builders often cite with our C-suite sponsors is their disdain for discovery. “We know what users want,” is a frequent refrain when we recommend investment in user research. Sometimes, even we fall victim to that flawed “we got this” mentality. When we do, we limit our own market exploration by rejecting … Continued

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Product Momentum Guest Lesley Betts
Lesley Betts
Burton Snowboards
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