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Month: May 2018

Closing the Product Management Gap

How to eliminate the #1 killer of startups I recently wrote about the Product Management Gap: the period of time between having a successful demonstration of a technical innovation (the proof-of-concept) and when a full-time team member is assigned to focus on managing the product(s) that feature it. The Product Management Gap is a pervasive and deadly…

The Product Management Gap

The #1 cause of death for startups is a self-inflicted wound The Product Management Gap is the period of time between having a successful demonstration of a technical innovation (the proof-of-concept) and when a full-time team member is assigned to focus on managing the product(s) that feature it. Early-stage funded startups commonly have employees focused on…