Warner Bros’ announcement that it will release all 2021 movies straight to HBO Max is the punch that might lead to the cinema industry’s K.O.

Movie theatres are hurting.

Like many other sectors, the movie theatre industry has been shaken over the past year. Even before the global pandemic started, admissions to movie theaters in North America were in decline and companies were only able to continue generating profits by raising ticket prices — an unsustainable business model. This is in no small part due to the rise of streaming services such as Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu and Disney Plus…

“A good product manager is the CEO of the product.” This phrase was first said 20 years ago by someone called Ben Horowitz (you can read his article here). There has been a big debate in the industry since then about whether that is true or not. But one thing that is for sure is that PMs are very versatile individuals. They spend their days transitioning from the big picture to the nitty-gritty. Still, it remains that there are some inherent abilities that every product manager have in common. …

It is not uncommon to have two professions with similar job titles be confused: UX designers vs. product designers, psychiatrists vs. psychologists, project manager vs. program manager, and the list goes on. However, one of these has intrigued me for quite some time now: the product owner vs. product manager dilemma. I decided to dig deeper into these two distinct but interrelated careers, and this is what I learned.

Textbook Definitions

I started my research by looking at how academics and industry experts defined both job titles.

  • Product Manager: “Individual focused on the long-term vision for the product, on observing trends in…

This year, I had the astounding privilege of going on an academic exchange in Singapore. I was able to live by myself for the first time in my life, make many new friends, and, most importantly, travel a part of the world about which I knew close to nothing. Even though my journey was cut short due to the global pandemic, I had the best two months of my life, and I attribute part of that success to my knowledge of the Agile mindset. Wait what? What does a software development methodology have to do with travelling? Continue reading to…

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Whether it be to get the most food for my money at a restaurant, or to make as many friends as possible when moving to a new city, or to earn more money in less time than my colleagues, or to… I think you get it, I’ve always aimed for quantity over quality.

I started living by this philosophy at a young age as I’ve always been competitive and quantity shows clearly who the winner is. …

Alexis Raymond

Business Technology enthousiast always on the hunt for self-improvement!

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