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You and your project manager

Watch Alex Cowan discuss the relationship between a product manager and the project manager.

In this video, Alex discusses how the role of project manager has undergone a major transition as the thought process has moved from Waterfall to Agile. Instead of a project manager organizing a team, the teams are designed to be self-organizing. Alex describes the redefined role as being a motivational coach. To help the project manager create the right focus, the product manager needs to bring in strong inputs about the customer. Think about the ways in which a product manager can help a project manager motivate a team.

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