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A value proposition differentiates a bespoke software development house from a product company. It also differentiates product management from bespoke software project management.
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Product management is a fast growing and exciting role in any technology company. It represents a viable career path for technical specialists who are wanting to extend their influence into all areas of the business. But even though product managers fulfil a real and defined need in a company, the discipline is often not well developed or understood; and not always acknowledged.
From a software vendors perspective it is very valuable to involve your first customer in ongoing product management, but only up to a point. Finding the right balance between customer involvement in early product development is very important and will impact on the sustainability of the business model going forward.