Entries by Adam Tornes

Product Podcasts

Guest Post :: by Alex Haar, Head of Product Management at ZestFinance As a follow up to the previous post about reading materials for new product managers, here are a few podcasts that hit on the subject of product management and startups. Intercom Read their book, read their blog, listen to their podcast. These folks […]

Path to PM: Michael Lynch

Breaking into a product management career can be a challenging endeavor and the “best” or most “straightforward” method to do so is largely undefined.  Product Management is often referred to as a role that is learned through experience rather than taught in the classroom.  “Path to PM” is a blog series highlighting the many diverse, […]

Joining forces to pursue common vision!

It is with great excitement that we welcome the members of the Front Range Product Management and Marketing Meetup to the Colorado Product organization!  Through discussion with the leadership of that meetup group, we at Colorado Product quickly identified alignment in the goals and mission of both groups.  Given the aspirations of both organizations to […]

Using Lean Canvas in (Agile) Epics

A novel approach to utilizing Lean Canvas within Epics in an Agile methodology Most of us in product / engineering organizations within software companies evolved into Agile development life-cycles over the past ten to fifteen years.  Most of us started out pretty straightforward applying the basic Agile Manifesto probably combined with a Scrum foundation.  Of course, many offshoots and variations […]

PM Onboarding: Reading List

Product Management Reading List This is part one in a two part series about our process at Return Path for Onboarding new Product Managers. Part two will cover our 90 day goals to ensure we’re setting PMs up for success. We had a great panel last week during Boulder Startup Week where I mentioned in […]

Path to PM: Adam Tornes, Product Manager at Twitter

Breaking into a product management career can be a challenging endeavor and the “best” or most “straightforward” method to do so is largely undefined.  Product Management is often referred to as a role that is learned through experience rather than taught in the classroom.  “Path to PM” is a blog series highlighting the many diverse, […]

New locations, expanded mission, amazing impact – Announcing Colorado Product!

Today, we are incredibly excited to announce the launch of Colorado Product, a professional organization, founded with a goal of establishing Colorado as the hub of product management! Our vision, is to establish Colorado as the epicenter of exceptional product management practice and thought-leadership. Formerly the Boulder Product Meetup, Colorado Product was built to extend […]