As a remote work product manager, maintain a single source of truth

We all know the problem "Single source of truth" (SSOT) is common business parlance that inherently reflects a long history of big corporate institutions that suffer from a lack of coherent communications. Unsurprisingly, as a company scales, oftentimes there are many conversations and decisions happening on a daily basis, and it quickly becomes difficult to … Continue reading As a remote work product manager, maintain a single source of truth

As a remote work product manager, don’t be hindered by the two pizza rule

The two pizza rule from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says that teams should be small enough so that they can be fed by two pizzas. Most modern software teams fit into this model, so it’s a pretty standard practice nowadays. Typically there will be one product manager (or otherwise business owner), one or two designers, … Continue reading As a remote work product manager, don’t be hindered by the two pizza rule

As a remote work product manager, embrace freedom and responsibility

Freedom and responsibility As a product manager, your role inherently requires you to do many different type of tasks. In co-located teams, typically this results in a PM being in many meetings, consuming much of their work day. In a remote work setting however, you should be doing much of your work and communication async, … Continue reading As a remote work product manager, embrace freedom and responsibility

As a remote work product manager, champion for more remote work in your company

Partial remote work is hard All remote companies (that is, those where the entire workforce is remote) is a relatively new phenomenon, but remote work is not. People working in information jobs (white-collar work, to put it loosely) have been working outside the office for many years, with the internet and modern technology more broadly … Continue reading As a remote work product manager, champion for more remote work in your company