The Product Manager vs Project Manager

What’s the Difference between Product Manager vs Project Manager? A Product Manager decides what the product should do. A Project Manager manages the process of building the product. If a Product Manager were a movie director, the Project Manager would be the movie producer. The movie director comes up with a vision of the movie and works with a team … Read More

What’s a Typical Product Manager Salary?

In this essay, I’ll share with you typical ranges for a Product Manager salary, how it compares with an engineer’s salary, and a few resources you can use to do more research. The typical Product Manager salary range is between $110,000 – $130,000 USD per a year. This is assuming you have 3-5 years of experience and live in a … Read More

What is Product Management?

Whenever I teach an “Introduction to Product Management” class, I always get asked: “What is Product Management?” Product Management is common job function inside a software company. People who have this job are called Product Managers. You can think of Product Managers like movie directors, but for software. A movie director decides what the movie is all about and gives … Read More

3 Perspectives on How Mobile is Going to Eat the World This Year

Some industry-disrupting mobile technologies are going to rock our world in the next few weeks. The largest gathering for mobile in the world is going to take place and Apple is going to announce a new suite of mobile products. Here are 3 of my favorite presentations on how mobile is going to eat the world this year: From Benedict Evans Mobile … Read More

10 Of The Hardest Product Management Question Microsoft Will Ask In A Job Interview

Microsoft is known for being one of the most innovative and interesting places to work, so it’s not surprising to learn that getting a job there is no easy task. Out of the 4 common types of product management questions, Microsoft especially love to ask product vision and behavioral questions. I went through recent posts on Glassdoor to find some of the toughest interview questions candidates … Read More

10 Of The Hardest Product Management Questions Google Will Ask In A Job Interview

Google is known for being one of the most challenging and exciting places to work, so it’s not surprising to learn that getting a job there is no easy task. Out of the 4 common types of product management questions, Google especially love to ask product vision and estimation questions. I went through recent posts on Glassdoor to find some of the … Read More