Entries by Pam Duffy

All Good Business Presentations Start with a Baseline

When it comes to information-heavy presentations, I find that speakers often skip the crucial step of level-setting the audience. This is especially true if the speaker has a finite time to speak on a very technical topic. They want to get to the meat of the presentation and spend most of their precious time there, […]

What is a Product Manager?

I spent much of my career working as a product manager. It seems that not many people know what a product manager is. That’s especially true in the engineering world, and so, I made this post to help explain what it is. A Rose By Any Name Product Managers go by many titles. Some of […]

A Successful Visit to Austin, TX

I recently had the opportunity to speak at the Austin ASHRAE chapter. This group meets at the local Dave & Busters – who knew D&B has locations outfitted with a stage, A/V, and tables for meetings such as this one? After a short group discussion on women in engineering, we got to the meat of […]