The Problem with Problem Solving

If you don’t know me, I currently work in R&D for a major automotive OEM. My job most often involves creating new product concepts that convey how humans will interact with technology in the future, and I work with my team to help bring these ideas to life. The reason I bring this up is because as a result of this experience, I often work in less conventional ways, simply because conventional means don’t always work. I recently tweeted a thought that occurred to me and due to the limitations of Twitter, I felt like this subject was perhaps something worth digging a little bit deeper. So let’s begin.

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The Problem with Problem Solving

Pivoting to Product Management?

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For the record, I think we should remove the word “pivot” from the jargon. I’ve never been a fan of buzzwords and I’m just not gonna start now. But today’s post is exactly about what I wrote in the title. Can (and quite frankly, should…) designers make the move to product management? What does it even mean? Join me after the break for some thoughts on how this could work.

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Pivoting to Product Management?