Thoughts on managing programs in “product-mode” (aka “tech”) companies
Luiza Nunes and James Lewis wrote a nice article back in 2020 called “How to manage a program in a product-mode organization”.
- “Product-mode” companies are set up such that there is less coordination required across teams/areas;
- However, there will still be cross-area programs that do require coordination;
- Key patterns: invest in a program kick-off, adjust the leadership style, manage the dependencies and risks…