Questioning Product Management
Recently, I’ve been working with a small team at Taplytics on their product that helps companies become more data-informed and results-driven (you should check it out!).
Even though I came in as the “product guy”, I’ve still spent most of my time doing actual UI/UX design and have written lots of code (~850 commits and counting!) – this is all on top of the usual PM responsibilities: communication, goal setting, prioritization, etc.
It’s made me start to wonder about what an organization would look like without the Product Management role (or rather, a redistribution of it). Since due to the lack of time and resources, we’ve managed to work out a way to split the responsibility of a full-time Product Manager across multiple people within the organization.
Of course, this might be the idealist in me speaking – since everyone I’ve spoken to doesn’t directly agree.
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