2017 passed by faster than I expected but it was a productive year for me. Great opportunities came on my way: I finished my work wrapping up epost transformation, learned a ton and made great friends in Canada Post. I joined Index Exchange and have learned a lot about Advertising and ins and outs of […]
How to have make developers love you (as a PM)!
Whenever I get a chance I listen to some the excellent talks available on Mind the Product website. Over the course of past several weeks I came across three different talks about creating and maintaining a better relationship between the Product Manager and Development team. They also got me thinking about my own experience working […]
What is Definition of Done and why it is important to have one?
Imagine you are doing major renovation on your house, like you are adding an additional level and you hired a team of top-notch contractors to do the renovation. Two months into the process, a representative of contractors informs you that they have completed all the work and they are done now. How do you determine […]
5 Tips for Managing Products Remotely
After reading A Year Without Pants I became interested to know more about remote work and specifically how it works with product management. What qualities are required? What are the advantages and disadvantages? so I did some research such and interviewed a couple of my colleagues who work remotely as Product Managers. I like to […]
Writing Technical Stories
Recently I gave a talk about writing technical stories and ways I have found to slice user stories thinner at Product Camp Toronto. I thought it’d be good to share some ideas from that talk here as well. I work as product manager for epost which is one of the biggest online document delivery and […]
How agile is your team?
I work at a big corporation that is transitioning to Agile. I know this may come as a shock to my readers but yes it’s true! Although many small companies and start-ups have embraced Agile and Lean ways of working for many years now, big corporations specially corporation not focused on technology are just testing […]