Must-haves when starting or joining a product team

Steve Messer
3 min readAug 14, 2020

Over the years I’ve managed several product teams, always from first principles, and as I’ve matured as a product manager I’ve written a few memos to myself. Things that got us over a hump or feedback I received from colleagues. Every so often I’ll glance back at these memos to remind myself how to do things well. These are the must-haves and key things to remember which help me start or join a product…

Steve Messer

Product manager, GOV.UK Design System, Government Digital Service

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