An interview with David Pereira. David is Head of Product Management at Virtual Identity, a product development agency. He's also a prolific author and educator, and contributing editor to Serious Scrum.
We talk about a lot, including:
The fun and games when working for a company transitioning from a project to product-led mindset
The importance of meeting in the middle and making iterative progress, not aiming for perfection on day oneHow he got his first job as a product owner completely by mistake whilst studying on an English immersion courseHow he developed his product skills on the job through making multiple mistakes and iteratingThe debate between Product Owner and Product Manager as job titles, and the trend for Product Owners to be hired as order takers in feature factoriesHow he got into writing over 100 articles and becoming a contributing editor to Serious Scrum on MediumWhat he means by "The Game Being Over" for Scrum and some of the problems with the frameworkSome of the issues he sees with SAFe as a successor for Scrum, and how it's really waterfall in disguiseThe importance of a solid growth mindset and not going stale, and some of the ways he tries to keep ahead of the crowd