About the Author
Christopher Gannon's thoughts and discussions on software development, product management, process improvement, and organizational change.
Category Archives: Product Management
Getting Effective Feedback
When presenting work in progress to a group or team, setting the tone and trimming the attendees can mean the difference between success and frustration.
New feature pitfalls
New features or products are exiting, and can get a disporpotionate amount of attention. Developers are often more engaged when tackling new concepts and code, while the account managers and sales teams are anxious to present the added value to … Continue reading
Software devs and presentations
In many organizations, developers tend to be insular, with little external communication outside their team. Part of this is simply the nature of the job, but a much of this stems from belief in developer stereotypes. I have seen organizations … Continue reading
Fix the problem TODAY.
Managers frequently attempt to develop solutions and processes that can benefit groups outside of their domain. Wide-reaching organizational change is a great goal, but it can lead to a “scope panic” where nothing is accomplished.