Making good decisions as a product manager

Mar 1, 2018 | Newsletter

Engineering Impact is a weekly newsletter that highlights trends in engineering leadership, productivity, culture, and scaling development teams. 

This week features posts on: Leadership, Strategy, Culture, and Communication.

 

decision making principles and frameworks for product managers

LEADERSHIP

Making good decisions as a product manager

Brandon Chu, GM of Platform at Shopify, shares his decision-making principles and framework to make decisions using the right amount of information, and make decisions as quickly as possible.

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the three pillars of run less software

STRATEGY

Run less software

Through an entertaining narrative taking place on a battlefield, Rich Archbold, Senior Director of Engineering at Intercom, unfolds the three pillars of Run Less Software — and sheds light on the software industry in general.

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creating an environment where engineers can fully contribute

CULTURE

A wake-up call for tech managers

Marcus Blankenship, author of “Habits that Ruin Your Technical Team”, calls attention to the importance of creating an environment where engineers can fully contribute.

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product team overlapping responsibilities

COMMUNICATION

Team leader venn diagram

Lara Hogan, Engineering Leadership Coach and Consultant at Wherewithall, shares the tool she uses to combat the ambiguity and confusion that can arise from having overlapping responsibilities in a team.

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.

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