Each company which decides to create an IT service needs two things: Good developers team and good product management. What are the qualities of an excellent product manager?
Good product manager’s work begins where the client’s priorities begin. PM always knows what for the product is and which problems is it going to solve.
Creating the thing for themselves
Working on the product that product manager is going to use by himself, he clearly understands what does the client need. Hes interest in the product makes him use it day by day and be one of the best testers in the company. Moreover, PM uses the rivals’ products to find out which things may be improved.
Always giving a feedback
Question he always ask: “What can be useful in this situation?” His feedback made in that special way that product he asks or answers about plays first role in the conversation — not his or anyone else person. Product manager knows how important is feedback and tries to have it as soon as possible.
A good mentor
Great product managers are always in search of someone who is more experienced, because the best way of having new skills is to learn from those who are better than you and who has already done what you are trying to do now. After becoming skilled enough, he will be a good mentor for young product managers.
Knows the IT market
The important thing is that the product manager should know what is possibly gonna be a good or the bad product. He’s also knows how to make money in IT industry.
Prioritization, documentation, work in the team
You should know which problem is the most important and which is not, especially in the agile soft development. So, product managers should know how to prioritize company’s goals. Data-analytics and creating a good documentation for the whole team is what the product manager’s work about. Good documentation makes the goals clear for all of the teammates what is very good for business. Also, Great product managers knows how to create friendly relationships in the company and how to make people trust their colleagues.