11 episodes

A podcast dedicated to tales and adventures in product management.

Epics and Stories Dennis Chow

    • Technology
    • 4.5 • 8 Ratings

A podcast dedicated to tales and adventures in product management.

    S01E11 - Balancing the Present With the Future - A Conversation with Maya Toutountzi

    S01E11 - Balancing the Present With the Future - A Conversation with Maya Toutountzi

    Effective product teams realize the need to find balance across an array of competing interests. In this episode, we chat with Maya Toutountzi, Head of Product at Transifex as she shares how to effectively balance between delivering on the present needs of prospective and existing customers and realizing the longer term innovation of a company vision. 

    • 40 min
    S01E10 - Product Owner vs Product Manager

    S01E10 - Product Owner vs Product Manager

    Product Owners and Product Managers - what's the difference? Should they be two separate roles or one role? We dive into this popular topic in this episode to identify environments in which the roles are separated and also explore the possibilities of keeping them together for one individual and how that might be accomplished. 

    • 41 min
    S01E09 - Product Management in Mergers and Acquisitions - A Conversation with Claire Milligan

    S01E09 - Product Management in Mergers and Acquisitions - A Conversation with Claire Milligan

    It is inevitable that, at some point of a company's journey, the opportunity to merge with or acquire another company will present itself. Product Management is a challenging enough discipline to get right as it is. Imagine the additional complexities that one has to deal with when faced with the prospect of having to bring together disparate product platforms, product lines, product managers, and product processes! Claire Milligan, SVP and General Manager of Tallie and SpringAhead by Emburse, shares her experiences in navigating through this dynamic and emerging successfully from it, having gone through more than half a dozen M&A events during her time with the company.

    • 42 min
    S01E08 - Persevering Through Adversity - A Conversation with Andrew Chung

    S01E08 - Persevering Through Adversity - A Conversation with Andrew Chung

    Product Management is a line of work filled with a number of highs and lows in day-to-day execution of the job. Sometimes it can feel daunting to work through the adversity of those lows. Andrew Chung, VP of Product at eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc, shares with us how he has managed and persevered through adversity and challenge both in the Product discipline, and also during his previous experiences as a cofounder.

    Music: "Upbeat Party" by scottholmesmusic.com

    • 42 min
    S01E07 - Tackling Imposter Syndrome

    S01E07 - Tackling Imposter Syndrome

    In this episode of Epics and Stories, we take on imposter syndrome. Identifying what it is, why people in product management seem to be so susceptible to it, and how we can manage and ultimately mitigate feelings of imposter syndrome as we all do our best work.

    Music: "Upbeat Party" by scottholmesmusic.com

    • 27 min
    S01E06 - From Managing Products to Managing People - A Conversation with Hanko Jones

    S01E06 - From Managing Products to Managing People - A Conversation with Hanko Jones

    Hanko Jones, Product Manager at Cerego, joins us for a chat about making the move into management. He shares his journey, its intimate details, and what he learned going from managing products to managing people who manage products. Be sure to tune in as we traverse through Hanko's product career, from his roots through to his uppermost branches and how he has grown and developed. 

    Music: "Upbeat Party" by scottholmesmusic.com

    • 59 min

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