Category Archives: Product Management

Anthropology | Product Management  March 2, 2010 1:24 pm

A Lesson from an Old Anthropologist

One of the first things we gain in the study of anthropology is the realization that there is both tremendous diversity and similarity in the world. We learn that while all societies share some basic characteristics, their expression can vary … Continue reading

Anthropology | Product Management  February 15, 2010 1:46 pm

Why “Go Native”?

Before we attempt to answer that question, an important point: you’re already “native”. We are all part of one professional tribe or another, whether we are aware of it or not. Our membership in our tribe not only drives relatively … Continue reading

Anthropology | Culture | Product Management  February 15, 2010 11:48 am

Why this blog?

Product managers are the central hub for products within companies. You deal with tribal dynamics within the organization and ultimately move a product from the company into the hands of the customer.You need to understand the company culture, the culture … Continue reading