How to Move from an Engineer to a Product Manager by eBay Sr PM
Maria transitioned from software engineering to a Product Manager role in her same team. At first, it was not easy. Besides the challenges of acquiring new skills and establishing connections with stakeholders', business, leadership, she needed to influence the engineering team and win their trust. She had no previous experience in Product Management, the Engineers knew that. Her failure to lead the product could have been their failure too. So what are the dos and don'ts in these cases?