First 30 Day Guide for Product Maintenance Manager


  • Note down everything — If there is one single piece of advice in this article, it’s note-taking. All points, be good or bad, just note down. Meeting MOMs, a discussion summary, product knowledge, FAQs, just everything.


Plan for a plan — Have an aligned plan with your manager. Agree on goals and objectives.


Schedule discussions with all key stakeholders. The atomic unit of success is not an individual, it is a team. Stakeholders play a pivotal role there.


• Listen — The easiest way to figure out the problem is by talking to your customers.

(Over) Ask questions

Yes, learn the product as well. But that can be done in the next 60 days.



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Akash Bhattacharya

Akash Bhattacharya


Software Product Maintenance. Writes about #book, #people, #product, #productivity