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    The Role of Domain Experience
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    The Role of Domain Experience

    This is a summary of an article written by marty Cagan. Full article can be found here.

    Summary:

    1. Is it important for a potential PM to have relevant domain experience?
    2. In most cases - no
    3. PMs need to constantly revisit assumptions about their domain and customers. Doing this is relatively harder for PMs with too much domain experience
    4. This doesn't mean PMs don't need domain experience. In fact, domain experience is absolutely essential. Strong PMs can learn about new domains fairly quickly.
    5. It usually takes Marty 1-3 months to come up to speed on a domain, and get to the point where he feels confident creating a product strategy
    6. About 80% of the skills of a PM are applicable across different types of products

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