FRACTIONAL AND PART-TIME PRODUCT MANAGER
Octaria Software offers fractional and part-time product management services. Product management is an essential role within the product development team, acting as the bridge between the business, UX/UI team, and engineering teams. Product management helps to align each team and provide a clear vision and strategy.
How Product Managers Work With Other Teams:
UX/UI: PMs keep a customer’s user experience top of mind and focus on ensuring the product
Engineering: PMs lead the direction of the product and inform engineering teams what needs to be built
Business: PMs help to bridge the gap between design, development, the customer, and the business and achieve the business objectives.
Responsibilities of a Product Manager
Product managers will take on many key roles including:
- Understand the audience
- Understand the market and the competitors
- Strategic planning
- Prioritizing features/updates
- Building/Managing product roadmaps
- Go-to-market strategies and release management
- Interfacing with and owning the engineering relationship
- Monitoring and analyzing post-product launches
Benefits of a Part-Time or Fractional Product Manager
Part-time and fractional product managers will bring in strategy and leadership to your product development team. Hiring a PM part-time or fractionally will reduce costs, bring in fresh perspectives, ensure there is a clear vision, and create and maintain product roadmaps.
Why you should hire a Part-Time or Fractional Product Manager
If you are looking to align the product to the audience and business vision, a product manager will help to build and maintain that bridge. Product managers help to communicate what customers needs are from the product to ensure the dev and design teams are