I’m starting a course of articles on interacting with the development team. This is an important reason, since the product manager has to interact with his own team, with the external development team, and with related development teams from day to day. The first article will focus on the internal team.

  • Find out what functions each team member performs.
  • Let’s see what types of teams there are.
  • Let’s find out what difficulties there are in working with a team.
  • Let’s talk about the sprint lifecycle.

Main roles in the team

You are a product manager, you need a team. Now I will tell you who…


Stakeholders are those who are actively involved in a project or business, those whose interests can be influenced by the success or failure of the project, as well as those who, by virtue of their position or authority, can influence the project themselves. So, all these wonderful people must be identified, taken into account, and an approach must be developed to each. It is believed that the project manager must learn to manage the stakeholders by influencing them so that the project will flourish and not encounter overt or covert opposition.

Naturally, this is not easy. Taking into account the…


Remote specialists can be of various profiles. For example, an email marketer who creates, distributes, analyzes, and improves selling email chains. Or a tester that tests your website or mobile app. It can be a frontend developer working from a sunny country on the layout of your site or a designer who draws your UI and lives in a nearby city.

Where to look for remote specialists?

Facebook is the number one social network in the world. There you can write requests for the employees you need. Ask for maximum repost from friends and colleagues. Review professional communities and text to people directly. …

Andrei Smagin

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