It occurs to me halfway through a wide-ranging chat with Jill Bourque, that VCs are to startup founders as music executives are to musicians.
My first stop on my tour around the world is San Francisco. I’d forgotten how beautiful this city can be, and how awesome the vibe is here. The first jobby thing I’ve done was to take on the one-day Foundations course in product management as part of the Pragmatic Marketing program.
I’ve set a new challenge for myself. For the last year and a bit, I’ve been working at a software startup in stealth mode. The thing is, it’s a good product with a promising future, but for all the attempts of the management team (including myself), it’s not ready for market yet. After a difficult time working through very conflicting… Continue reading The Next Challenge
I went to the Product Mavens meetup last night at Hub Sydney in Darlinghurst. Tim Cowan, from Optus shared a few rules of thumb he uses to effectively manage products to the business (as opposed to consumer or enterprise) sector, and to measure solution viability.
Hi! I’m guessing you’ve stumbled across this site because you’ve somehow heard of me, probably in a professional setting. I often get asked where I fit in professionally. The easy answer is that I’m a digital producer cum product manager. The more realistic answer is that I do a little bit of everything. I’ve worked… Continue reading Defining the hard-to-pigeonhole