Author Joy Beatty

Measuring product manager performance on internal system products

Last fall, Austin PMM had a discussion around how to measure product manager (PdM) performance. Much of the conversation centered around products developed for external customers and focused on sales or profit metrics. My experience, however, has typically been in product management for internal systems where there are no clear-cut …

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“Shall” we require?

Does anyone know the history of the shall statement in requirements? I hear people now and then complain about that word. I personaly don’t like it as it’s not a commonly used word in English. To that point, a client this week pointed out that when sending requirements off-shore to …

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