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Department of Product
At the Department of Product we specialise in equipping product professionals with essential skills.
Enrollment is now open for our 2017 programs, Web Technologies for Product Managers
and Product Mastery, tailored specifically to meet the needs of product managers.
Pull requests, merges, branching and all that jazz Look down at your keyboard. You’ll notice that the letters g, i and t are quite close together. You’ll also notice that the letters g,i and t spell the word ‘git’. In the UK, ‘git’ is a derogatory word, often used to...
A product management perspective Go to any conference and you’ll notice 1 thing: a small, but substantial number of hyperactive humans aren’t fully present at the conference. They’re physically in the room but they are far, far away. Where are they? They are on Slack....
Bridging the gap between creative and commercial thinking Does generating revenue matter? A business is a repeatable process that makes money. Everything else is a hobby. —Paul Freet, Commercialisation Expert This is a neat way of summarising the definition of a...
Let's talk about product roadmaps What is a product roadmap? A Product Roadmap is a device which allows product managers and product teams to communicate the direction, vision and priorities of their product. The roadmap is a living, breathing, dynamic tool which...
How BDD scenarios can make your testing more human The difference between BDD and TDD BDD stands for behaviour driven development. TDD stands for test driven development. Both BDD and TDD refer to the methods of software development employed by your engineering team....
The product guides
An original series of digital guidebooks designed by the Department of Product for product managers who never want to stop learning.
A free guide for product managers
A key part of the product development lifecycle that often gets overlooked is perhaps one of the most important; the ability to get senior stakeholders to agree with you and their peers on what the roadmap and the product should look like. In this guide, product leaders share their insights into how to excel at this critical piece of the development cycle.
The product guides are launching in 2017, pre-order your free copy below.