Presented at Product Camp LA 2014 -
What makes a Product Manager truly successful?
Being able to manage relationships – whether it be with senior executives and business stakeholders in inception or with the Technology team members in implementation.
How does an organization take the ideas from the business stakeholders and deliver technical solutions?
Conway’s Law states that “organizations which design systems … are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these organizations.”
If Conway’s Law is true, improving the flows of communication could be the most effective approach to improving the design of the system. Human relationships are defined by communication. We’ll explore some challenges and techniques to deliberately improve the communication structures.