Your API as a Product: Thinking Like a Product Manager [Video]
Look at what lessons we can take from the discipline of Product Management to help us make smart decisions in our day-to-day lives.
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The video for the talk I gave at the 2018 API Conference is now available.
I have talked about this a bit before, as well as shared the slides, but one of my main takeaways is that we are all (mostly) in the business of building products on a daily basis, whether we are coding or writing docs, tests, change requests, specifications, or designs. There is almost always an end product of our work, and the product decisions we make while building it has a direct impact on the end-users (people will have to read/amend your code, read your specifications, translate your designs, consume your APIs, etc.). With that in mind, it seems sensible that we look at what lessons we can take from the discipline of Product Management to help us make smart decisions in our day-to-day lives.
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