Do we Really Need a Product Manager?

Do we Really Need a Product Manager? Do we Really Need a Product Manager? By Pinkesh Shah Instead of a consultant’s usual response to things “it depends”, I will choose to give an enthusiastic affirmative – Absolutely YES! But before I give you my reasons for it, let me first give a context for this […]

IPL Awarded for Best Innovative University of Industry Interface in India

IPL Awarded for Best Innovative University of Industry Interface in India Institute of Product Leadership has been rewarded with the ‘Best Innovative University of Industry Interface in India’ honour by World Education Congress! This award recognises us as the Top institution focused on and dedicated to created global leaders in the Product Management space in […]

Good Product Manager Bad Product Manager

Good Product Manager Bad Product Manager Good Manager Bad Manager A product manager is arguably the most important cog in the lifecycle of the product, the pivot that keeps all the parts functioning smoothly. How well the product addresses the need of the consumer, whether it is delivered at the right time, how the product […]

LENS: Realize Your Vision

LENS: Realize Your Vision The Institute of Product Leaderships has been trailblazing its way to the top of the MBA offerings, with experiential new age workshops, innovative Product Labs, industry trending seminars and concepts optimized to emerging managers. This thought leadership is why IPL has carved out such word-of-mouth acclaim in the industry and by […]

Growth Hacking

Growth Hacking Consider this scenario. You have started a little Bed and Breakfast place in the outskirts of the city. You have your first guests strolling in for the morning meal. You offer them a carefully planned breakfast that offers beautiful bacon, fluffy scrambled eggs and crisp toast. And the guests are vegans. Now do […]

IT Industry Disruption

IT Industry Disruption IT Industry Disruption Waves of disruption have been changing the way people do business, causing large-scale lay-offs, restructuring and a paradigm shift in customer reach. Ironically, the disruption caused by new technology has probably affected the IT vertical the most. We hear of extensive lay-offs by industry giants like IBM and TCS, […]

Product Leadership : The journey has begun!

Product Leadership : The journey has begun! In a few ways, it feels like the cult track “we didn’t start the fire” moment today. Iconic. Memorable. Hummable… one that stays on one’s mind through the day. And about a journey. The most anticipated and awaited day of the first ever Product Leaders Forum (PLF) event […]

Customer empathy in action

Customer empathy in action I couldn’t resist the urge of writing a few lines on an article titled “Minister gets alarming dose of a ‘pathetic’ Whitefield” that captured my attention published in “Bangalore Mirror” on 13th of January 2015. All kudos to “Whitefield Area Infrastructure Development Alliance (WAIDA) convenor” for asking Honorable Transport minister to […]

Small Quirks that can awe your customer

Small Quirks that can awe your customer Neither am I a great movie buff nor a big online shopper, but I do go to movies once or twice a year and use online shopping to order surprise gifts for near and dear ones. A very recent movie ticket booking and online shopping experience just awed […]