PMs are from Saturn, EMs are from Jupiter

the uncrossable chasms - Part 1

Happy product engineering orgs are all alike. Every unhappy product engineering org is unhappy in its own way.

(Apologies to Leo Tolstoy)

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Ah! Product Engineering — the volatile marriage of hackers and hustlers, the awkward cohabitation of Jovians and Saturnians, the Odd Couple of the professional world — many are your woes, colossal your misunderstandings, how unhappy your marriage!

But it needn’t be this way. Come, let me tell you a story.