We are announcing “Product Success Management Issues”: Podcast and Video Channel sponsored by Wiley and hosted by David Fradin and explores in depth with experienced product managers and product marketing managers the key issues that affect product success.
David Fradin, one of the most experienced product managers in the world and author of “Foundations in the Successful Management of Products” to be published by Wiley. He is also the author of “Building Insanely Great Products” https://amzn.to/2T1vOoI and the upcoming “Organizing and Managing Insanely Successful Products.”
Professor Fradin is a Manipal Prolearn University Distinguished Professor with nearly 50 years of experience from Hewlett Packard to Apple and beyond. His courses and books have trained thousands of product managers from large enterprise organizations to the smallest startup.
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Upcoming episodes feature the folks listed below. As new episodes released, the links will be available below.
This is a super-set of questions asked in each interview:
- Tell us a little about yourself, your background and experience?
- Tell us a little about your company and products?
- What is your current function and title?
- In that position, what are your authority and responsibilities?
- In your opinion, what are the differences and/or similarities between a product manager and a product marketing manager?
- For each of them, what are the best practices?
- Tell us about your experiences organizing and managing the product management function?
- How have you currently organized your product management operation?
- What are the roles/responsibilities of the people you report to?
- What are the roles/responsibilities of the people you that report to you?
- What are the values of your organization?
- What authorities and responsibilities do you delegate to your team?
- Please describe your product management lifecycle?
- In what you are doing, how is it the same and/or different between large organization say enterprises and a startup?
- What outside factors do you think will change the function of product management over time?
- How do you decide who to hire as a product manager?
- When looking for a product manager, how would you go about looking for one?
- What competencies in a product manager do you value the most?
- If someone is to ask you would should they do to become a product manager, what do you tell them?
- Must they be on the premises or can they operate remotely?
- What are the advantages/disadvantages of both?