Patrick Noonan

Patrick Noonan

Hey, I'm Patrick. I've been working in product management for over a decade. Mostly in B2C e-com web and apps. Currently based in Ireland. Using agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban.
 
Product Management

What are the key differences between a product manager and product owner?

Product management is still a fairly new discipline and one that is still evolving. I’ve been in product management for over a decade now and even in that time have seen plenty of changes. If you're in the tech industry, you've probably heard the terms "product manager" and "product
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11 tips for managing a remote team

Managing any team remotely comes with difficult challenges. Over the past few years many teams were hurled into a remote first way of working and had to figure things out for themselves. If you’re not looking to optimize how you manage a remote team with best practices, follow these
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Product Management

10 books every product manager should read

I personally believe product managers should be voracious readers. There are plenty of books that a product manager should read. Too much really, so I figured I’d put together some of my favorites. Below are some tried and true books every PM should read throughout their career regardless of
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Product Management

Tips & tricks for doing a demo at show & tell

There is an art to demoing a new feature or product. You and your team have spent weeks or months working on this project so you justifiably want to show it off to everyone. A lot of companies have a show & tell or a demo day or system demo. It
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Product Management

7 tips to supercharge your productivity as a product manager

As a product manager, it's vital you’re as productive and effective as possible. But productivity is not just about working harder or longer hours; it's about working smarter and more efficiently. Here I've put together 7 tips I’ve found helpful throughout my career. By implementing these strategies, you
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10 tips for onboarding as a new product manager

Onboarding as a new product manager can be an overwhelming experience. You’re not only learning the ins and outs of a new company, but you're also responsible for managing a product and leading a team. You're usually coming in cold to a hot situation. It can be a lot
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