By Tench Forbes
Posted March 30, 2014
Abstract: This post provides some background information about the BPMA April Event: Key Traits of Innovative Product Managers. Presenter Jeff Lash, Research Director with SiriusDecisions, will describe the important traits that innovative product managers possess that help them to be successful.
Category: Product Design & Development & Launch
The April event continues the BPMA’s focus on how Product Managers can be more successful with product development. Jeff Lash, Research Director with SiriusDecisions, will discuss how Innovative product managers possess certain traits that allow them to excel in their roles.
To glean some additional insight on what makes a good /innovative product manager, check out 6 Qualities of a Great Product Manager by Prasad Thammineni in the Startable Website . This post gives a concise summary of what is takes to be successful for any product manager.
To understand the contrarian view of this subject, that is what success does not look like, please see The Top 12 Product Management Mistakes on the Khosla Ventures website. In this presentation, Martin Cagan, Managing Partner of the Silicon Valley Product Group provides a concise list of common product management mistakes and how to avoid them. Mistake #2, Confusing Innovation with Value is an especially interesting take on the issue.
The BPMA is excited about this upcoming event, and looks forward to seeing you there! You can register here.