Real World Product Management

Real World Product Management
Bringing people from multiple roles to talk about products, product management and influence product mindset has on organizations.

13 - Productization Canvas and other updates
May 27 • 45 min
This is another solo episode where I talk about some updates, ask for the feedback (yes, please - send me your feedback!) and walk through Productization Canvas - a little worksheet that should help with productizing an existing solution. Also, some…
12 - Teams, teams, teams
May 17 • 72 min
In this episode, I am talking to Kaushal Vyas - a fellow product manager who talks through various challenges aligning multiple teams working on the same or different products, locally or remotely. We discuss how to approach customer/user dilemma in the…
11 - Project vs Product Management
May 12 • 78 min
In this episode I am talking to Erin Wood, a Project Manager at NASA. We discuss why the project-based approach is a better tool for NASA, what are some of the differences between project and product management approaches to getting things done and what…
May 4 • 59 min
Irina and I are talking to Nikolai, a design lead with a lot of experience working with various products in healthcare and finance. We talk about the examples of when making something happen isn’t as easy as it seems, having education as a prerequisite…
09 - Products, Analytics and BI
Apr 27 • 69 min
In this episode I am talking to Ksenia, a data analytics and BI specialist. We had a chance to discuss a data-driven approach to building products, the impact of AI in the near future, and what product management would look like when AI comes a-calling.…
Apr 19 • 91 min
In Episode 08 I am talking to Jon Janego, who shares his experience of being a product manager in a software security industry and the challenges of a young product management organization. As always, if you have any questions for me or my guests - feel…
07 - Shared Product Management Responsibility
Apr 12 • 66 min
In the episode 07, I am talking to Richard who works in San Francisco bug bounty company about his experience sharing product management responsibilities with other product managers, remote work and managing two roadmaps for one product. For a full…
06 - Product Management in Life Sciences
Apr 5 • 90 min
I am talking to Fouzan Alam - a product manager in a life sciences startup about things that are straight out of science fiction. Even though he’s working on things from the future, the problems he is tackling are from the present. As always, you can…
05 - Product Managers and Business Analysts
Mar 28 • 66 min
In this episode, Irina and I are talking with Kyma - a seasoned Business Analyst who has a lot of interesting insight into BA’s world and how BAs are interacting with Product Managers. Additionally, Kyma brings a lot of questions that most BAs are asking…
Real World Product Management – Episode 04
Mar 22 • 68 min
I am talking to Peter Dwyer, a product manager from Nielsen. Their approach, product structure and product lifecycles are somewhat different from your regular software products. We explore that non-standard approach and things Peter and his team do in…
03 - Data Driven Decisions
Mar 14 • 41 min
In this episode Irina and I are interviewing Vitaly - a delivery and design lead who works close to product enough to absorb many of the product management methodologies and approaches. We found it interesting to see delivery organizations adopt the…
02 - Product Development Q&A
Mar 6 • 61 min
In this episode I and Iryna Miranos - one of my colleagues - talk about what makes a product successful and how to measure success of a product, how to tell if an idea is viable, when to drop the development of a prototype to cut losses - and many other…
01 - Life of A Product
Mar 1 • 51 min
In this episode I talk about a life of a product that was built by my team a couple of years ago. This is a first episode, so I would appreciate any feedback you may have. Please reach out to me at