Product Culture articles


Product Marty Cagan

The Smartest Guy in the Room

As product people, we’re first and foremost in the idea business. We have to come up with great ideas and...

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Product Marty Cagan

Growing Pains

In the last newsletter I spoke about the differences between large and small product companies, and how different they are...

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Product Marty Cagan

Does Size Matter?

Two questions I get a lot are: “Is now the time to join one of the cool new startups?” and...

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Product Culture Marty Cagan

Corporate Hubris

“Hubris: The false pride that comes before the fall” – Wikipedia I probably get more questions from product people about...

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Product Marty Cagan

Death of a Salesman

For as far back as I can remember, it wasn’t enough to have a good product, you also needed a...

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Product Culture Marty Cagan

Outwit-Outlast-Outplay

Sometimes being a product manager can feel like being on Survivor, and worrying about your product team voting you out...

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Product Marty Cagan

Managing Up

One of the most common questions I get from product managers, usually working at large companies, is how to manage...

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Product Marty Cagan

Does Company Culture Matter?

Company culture is one of those vague concepts that can mean different things to different people. I use the term...

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Product Marty Cagan

Google as the New HP

Silicon Valley is all about creating products, and I would argue that no company in history has done that better...

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Product Marty Cagan

Startup Product Management

I’ve been working with quite a few startups over the past few years, usually in an advisory capacity, but sometimes...

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Product Culture Marty Cagan

Famous Product Managers

What do the following people all have in common? – Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Netscape – Jeff Bezos, founder of...

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