Types-of-Product-Management-Courses-or-Training

I often get asked where one can find product management courses. Ten years ago there were few options and of those options, they were courses developed in the 1990s and were very outdated. Types of Product Management Courses or Training Taking courses and getting trained is one of the best ways to get a product…

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eCommerce Why Product Management For Ecommerce Is Different To Other Projects

How To Select The Right Ecommerce Platform Choosing the right platform might be the most important decision your eCommerce business ever makes. Whether you’re launching a startup or switching over to a new platform, your platform will come to define everything about your business, from how it operates behind the scenes to a visitor’s perception…

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Strategic Talent Development

An excerpt from the forthcoming book “Organizing and Managing Insanely Great Products” by David Fradin with RN Prasad. In this section, I will discuss the impact ofthe Perfect Storm on the tremendous need for strategic talent development, howuniversity alliances can help in that development, the importance of successionplanning and mentoring. The Perfect Storm The disruption…

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Spice Catalyst Newsletter , Product Management Life Cycle Form , Reimagining Support Functions Spice Catalyst Featured

With the coming “Perfect Storm,” the staffing or support functions in the organization like Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing Communications, Operations, Business Process improvements, and IT are being reimagined. With technology-driven automation and digitization, these functions can become more productive, expand their scope, and contribute to the success of the organization. In this section, I will discuss how each area can be reimagined.

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Product Managers for the Digital World

An excerpt from the forthcoming book “Organizing and Managing Insanely Great Products” by David Fradin with RN Prasad. The role of the product manager is expanding due to the growing importance of data in decision making, and increase in customer and design focus, and the evolution of software development methodologies like agile according to McKinsey…

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Innovation Organizing for Innovation

An excerpt from the forthcoming book “Organizing and Managing Insanely Great Products” by David Fradin with RN Prasad. It is the CultureThe OrganizationOrganizing for InnovationLeadershipOrganizational StructureThe Impact of DigitalWho is the decider?Metrics for InnovationSummary Organizing for Innovation In this section, I will discuss how toorganize for innovation, leadership, structure, the impact of digital, decisionmaking and…

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Organizing & Managing Information security in product enterprises

An excerpt from the forthcoming book “Organizing and Managing Insanely Great Products” by David Fradin with RN Prasad. Hardly a day passes without reading about a data breach/ cyber attack in some business enterprise or the other.  It is believed that more than 75% of the companies with any digital presence across the world have…

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Creating Opportunities For Your Employees to Lead

If you’re a business leader who’s overwhelmed with the task of handling their growing workload, maybe it’s time to empower your employees to take charge and relieve you of some of your burdens. A good leader knows when it’s time to delegate tasks and enable their employees to perform their tasks effectively and independently. To…

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Replacing or Hiring a Product Manager

If you haven’t already, at some pointin your company’s lifespan you’re going to need an executive recruiter. But,they’re expensive, right? Well, yes and no. Think about this scenario. You’re at your desk working on apresentation. One of your Product Managers stops at your door asking for a fewminutes of your time. You invite her in…

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