The last thing you want your rock star development team to build is a product that collects digital dust. Product management is the difference between building something and building something people actually use.
“Good companies manage Engineering. Great companies manage Product.” — Thomas Schranz
What is product management?
Simply put, product management is the heart of a product team and enables you to:
“Help your team (and company) ship the right product for your users” — Josh Elman
As a product manager, you sit at the “intersection of technology, business, and design”, as Gayle McDowell puts it .
Solve your customers’ problems
But, product management involves more than just the product manager. It involves the entire team. Ultimately, the goal of product management is to help customers solve their jobs to be done with the software you deliver them.
That is, you help customers solve their problems.
Use the following influential product quotes to inspire your team to build products that make a dent in the universe.
Let us know if you know of any other inspiring product management quotes – we would love to expand the collection!