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DJ Chung

DJ Chung

Senior Product Manager, Atlassian

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DJ Chung
DJ Chung
Atlassian Senior Product ManagerAugust 10
Generally, the engineering manager (EM) is more involved than the individual contributor (IC) engineers. First, before planning of individual features happen, I make sure the EM is involved and aligned when we are creating the product strategy of our team. Doing this makes getting alignment on in......Read More
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DJ Chung
DJ Chung
Atlassian Senior Product ManagerAugust 10
This is a continual process! It is important to have regular syncs with the engineering team to discuss progress, open product questions, and review next steps. I don't think this can be done in stand ups, but rather having a weekly 30 min sync has worked for me.  I don't think it's possible t......Read More
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DJ Chung
DJ Chung
Atlassian Senior Product ManagerAugust 10
For a visible project that has the attention of upper leadership, I think of 3 checkpoints with leadership: 1. Showcasing the vision at the beginning of the project Once I have nailed down the problem to solve, why it's important to solve, how it contributes to broader business goals, and you......Read More
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DJ Chung
DJ Chung
Atlassian Senior Product ManagerAugust 10
At the beginning of the project. Before we start implementation, I make sure to define:  * What problem are we trying to solve and for whom? * Why is this problem important to solve? * What is the business impact?  * How does this project ladder up to the broader product/company strategy? *......Read More
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DJ Chung
DJ Chung
Atlassian Senior Product ManagerAugust 9
Ideally you have the right market insights before you start building. However, if you have open questions, I encourage you to break down the project into smaller milestones you can ship that help you answer those questions. This way, you are continually shipping, but they are smaller in scope, bu......Read More
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DJ Chung
DJ Chung
Atlassian Senior Product ManagerAugust 10
Don't think there's a "right" ratio, but I would say 1 PM to 6-12 engineers is a good ratio. I think beyond 12 engineers, it gets a little difficult for a PM to stay on top of projects and the PM could become a bottlenect to project progress. I would also say 1 designer to 6-12 engineers is a goo......Read More
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