Product Culture articles


Product Marty Cagan

The CEO as Head of Product

One question I’m often asked is whether an early stage startup needs to hire a product manager or head of...

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Inspiring Product Leaders

Last week Silicon Valley and the Internet industry lost one of its pioneers. For those that knew him, Mike Homer...

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How To Kill Innovation

Last week I ran into two different software technology companies (neither in Silicon Valley) that had just recently brought in...

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What Makes a Great CTO?

The job of the product manager is to define the products that the product development organization will build. Even with...

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Product Organizational Structure

In earlier articles I have discussed the key roles in the product organization – product managers, project managers, interaction designers,...

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Product Management Models Part 2

In a recent article (The Best Product Management Model) I discussed the notion that there is no single best product...

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Seed, Feed and Weed to Succeed

By Marty Abbott In my earlier article I used the sports management analogy to make the case for actively managing...

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The Role of the CEO

This article is from an interview I did recently with a long-time friend and serial entrepreneur Danny Shader. We were...

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Lessons From Apple Part 2

Earlier I wrote about general lessons from Apple, but now that i’ve had my iPhone for a couple of weeks,...

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Lessons from Apple

I have to admit to a strong bias up front: I love Apple. I think they’re responsible for some of...

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Thriving in Large Companies

Many of my readers work in large companies, including Adobe, Amazon, AOL, Apple, eBay, Google, Microsoft, PayPal, and Yahoo, and...

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Succeeding With Remote Development

One of the most common situations today is where the product manager is in one location, and the engineering team...

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