IN THIS CHAPTER
Breaking down your role as a product manager
Seeing how your job fits in with other stakeholders
Assessing your product management skills
Deciding who does what by using RACI and DACI
Getting started as a product manager is a question of how to wrap your arms around a very complex role, as quickly as possible. Your co-workers and boss will expect you to hit the ground running. The best approach to being a successful product manager is keeping a level head. In this chapter, we break it down so you can approach your role with outward calm and set the stage for long-term success.
The product manager is responsible for delivering a product to market that addresses a market need and represents a viable business opportunity. A key component of the product manager’s job includes ensuring that the product supports the company’s overall strategy and goals. Although the product manager is ultimately responsible for managing the product throughout ...