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Geoffrey Anderson

84 posts San Jose, Callifornia Website
Product Manager, physics educated, avid cyclist, dog rescuer, guitar noodler.

Business Acumen

Everybody thinks they can be a product manager. One techie forum that I hang out on has a fetish for cheaper cars (or trucks) but they miss the mark in analysis
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Saying Goodbye

Saying goodbye is an art, and a way to reinforce your friendships, solidify connections that you will use in the future, and leave a positive impression
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It's a Major Award!

I am humbled. A post I wrote a while back was picked up by them, and it blew up stats wise. Turns out it made their top posts lists too.
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Forecasting - A Product Management Task

Of the myriad tasks in product management's world, one affects many groups. Meeting the needs of the stakeholders is key
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User Experience is more than just the UI

There has been a lot of ink spilt on UI/UX but remember that development's experience is often quite different than end customers.
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Just in Time Product Management

Gaining control of your time is a challenge in product management. Being able to work and deliver 'just in time' to manage the chaos
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The Product Lifecycle, an introduction

A brief primer on the product life cycle. Every product manager has a significant role in the lifecycle, from cradle to grave. Own it like a boss!
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The no Product management Product - A Cautionary Tale

Sometimes, you are handed a pig in a poke, a product so screwed up, or chaotic that you pull your hair out. Embrace the chaos, and WIN
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Product Management Interview Tips

Looking for a product management role? Whether you are breaking in, or a seasoned vet, these tips will help you land the job
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Product Management Rockstars

Everybody wants to hire rock stars, and that leads to a dearth of qualified product managers on the bench.
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Product Management like a Golf Swing

You learn by doing, and practice makes perfect (or better). Lessons for product management from golf
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What if Other Groups set Prices

Pricing is crucial, and this is a look at the repercussions of other groups being in charge of pricing. Don't let that happen!
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