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15. What Do Product Managers Do?

Allan Kelly1 
London, UK

Over the past several years, I’ve noticed a change in our industry, … The change is that the vast majority of Product Managers that I meet have had almost no real training at all, and the training they have had is usually a CSPO (Certified Scrum Product Owner) course which doesn’t even scratch the surface of what a Product Manager needs to know.

—Marty Cagan1

Product Managers work with the development team, with customers, senior managers, and sales and keep watch on technology advances and the wider market, including competitors. They are at the center of many conversations. They ...

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