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How product managers help newsrooms become more efficient

Journalism.co.uk

Looking at the role of product managers in the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal newsrooms, Mădălina Ciobanu explains how product managers help newsrooms improve their workflows and work in a more efficient manager. WSJ’s head of news products says: “The product person is really thinking about why we are doing that specific thing and then defining the requirements around it. Frequently, that person wears both hats, but a project manager is making sure that the project is executed smoothly on time, within budget, from beginning to end.”

+ Earlier: API’s best practices for product management in newsrooms, based on our Thought Leader Summit on the subject

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