OMG EOL – LOL


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end of life /ɛ́nd ə́v lájf/   v. To discontinue, drop, put out of misery, send to sleep with the fishes, take round the back and shoot, go the way of the Norwegian Blue

 

Product managers are full of contradictions: if we’re not busting a gut to launch something, we’re trying to kill our older products off.

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4 key ways to spot a successful product manager


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How’s my driving?

As a product manager, how do you know you’re doing your job well?

Depending on your personal motivations you may want to know for your own satisfaction, to give your boss evidence at your next pay review, or to give your résumé some teeth for your next job.  This article outlines the problem with traditional metrics for product managers and offers some better alternatives for measuring success: communication, ideas, roadmapping, launch and end-of-life.

Simon, courtesy of GraphJam

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