Brilliance in the Basics (of Product Management)

The Marine Corps preaches “be brilliant in the basics.” Often we may be tempted to get fancy to use the latest sexiest gear and cool new techniques. But the highest payoff is almost always reflecting back on the most basic competencies and becoming brilliant in those. To do this as a Product Manager: Start with …

What is an “Offering Manager”?

And for that matter what is an “Offering?” Or a “Product” or a “Feature” and how do you know the difference between them all? What is an Offering Manager at IBM? A Product Manager? What is an Offering? How can you tell the difference between a Product and a Feature? Why can’t you just give …

Cyber Security is a Team Sport

Cyber Security is a team sport. And it doesn’t have to be a dull compliance ridden affair with death by powerpoint, click-through web based training and mindless acceptance of each and every concept by rote. I just absolutely blazed through Cory Doctrow’s Little Brother novel series including the latest (potentially stand-alone more adult- focused) Attack …