Raghu Ramanujam is a Product Manager and entrepreneur with over 2 decades of experience in companies like ZOHO and InMobi, apart from founding his ride sharing platform, PoolCircle. Raghu firmly believes that helping customers succeed is the key measure of the product and its product manager.
His Industry Connect Session was on “What game are we playing and how do we keep score”, where he spoke on some of the key practices that a Product Manager should never forget. Here are the takeaways from the session –
The Product Manager’s job is to ensure that the ship is sailing in the right direction, and has enough firepower to reach your destination. How does he do that?
The Game –
While growth and development happens much later, the first step is to ensure viability.
Some questions that will help when deciding your “Customer Segment” –
Keeping Score –
As a Product Manager, you should know when to stay put and when to pull out. It’s important to understand the numbers and reassess decisions and commitments at every point. Zoom in and Zoom Out. Keep the ball rolling. Or not.