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Beyond Software Architecture: Creating and Sustaining Winning Solutions by Luke Hohmann

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Chapter 2. Product Development Primer

Many software developers are at a decided disadvantage in creating winning solutions because they don't understand many basic and important concepts in product management. This chapter outlines crucial concepts and processes in product management, including defining the product manager role. If you're comfortable with these basic principles already you may find it sufficient to skim this chapter. If not, you should read it carefully.

What Is Product Management?

Like software architecture, product management has a variety of definitions. One that I've found useful is as follows:

Broadly speaking, the product manager has two responsibilities. First, the product manager is responsible for planning activities ...

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