Craig works as both a programmer — most recently on a self-driving car — and as a coach in learning to think about and experiment with organizational designs. With his friend and colleague Bas Vodde they help NOT scaling, but help de-scaling organizations for more with LeSS.
This post is the second in a series related to product management and product teams. Like the previous post, this one is partly influenced by Marty Cagan’s article on “Product Teams” vs “Feature Teams”. Marty seems to see the role of Product Manager different than we do, but the difference is probably more about the team than about the Product Manager. That said, this post is especially influenced by the frequent recurring question, “Should a Product Manager be on the Team?”