Working with Product Managers as an Engineering Manager or Engineer
The pillars of strong Product Manager (PM) / Engineering Manager (EM) relationships, tactics that work, and insights for engineers to work better with PMs.
Q: As an engineering lead, I feel I should have a better working relationship with my PM. What are things I can do to work more efficiently with them?
Such an important topic. The highest performing and healthiest engineering teams I’ve worked on and observed all had a strong relationship between the engineering manager and product manager.
In this issue we cover:
The pillars of a strong product / engineering manager relationship.
Tactics for engineering managers to build a strong product relationship.
Engineers working well with product managers; a framework you can follow.
Before diving in, a story about how great engineering / product relationships take time to build.