In this episode of Product Unfiltered, we sit down with Udit Bhatia, Product Manager at Google Cloud to discuss his experience leading products in the cloud industry.
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In a recent podcast episode, Udit Bhatia, a Product Manager at Google Cloud, shared his insights on the growth of the cloud industry, the importance of adopting a multi-cloud strategy, and his personal journey into product management. Here are some key takeaways from the discussion:
Adopting a multi-cloud strategy is becoming more common for customers, as they recognize the importance of having a backup to a backup and deploying three different clouds in three different regions.
Both technical and business skills are essential for success in product management. Bhatia shares his journey of transitioning from a computer science engineer to networking and ultimately becoming a product manager.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies to change the way they interact with their customers, with the move towards hybrid solutions and cloud strategies leading to a shift from bulky, centralized data centers to more distributed, cloud-native architecture.
There are unique challenges to being a B2B product manager, such as cross-dependency between different lines of products, but the goal is to become a one-stop shop for customers.
Prioritizing features is crucial in B2B, and B2B customers are vital partners in the journey of building new features.
Staying updated with the latest trends and developments can be achieved through using internal customer deployment designs, industry reports, and publicly available design documents to understand the landscape of the cloud industry.
Finally, Udit emphasizes the importance of loving the product you are managing and being a user of it.
We thank Udit for sharing his insights on product management in the cloud and promise more exciting episodes in the future. Aspiring product managers are encouraged to stay tuned to learn more about the latest trends and developments in the field.