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This week, we attempt to answer the age-old question every designer will someday face: should I be a product manager? In this week's Sidebar, we share our first impressions of macOS Big Sur, covering our favorite changes and what we hope to see updated before public release.
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In this week's Sidebar, we dig into our first impressions of macOS Big Sur. We dissect our favorite parts, and the things we hope will change by the time things go public.
I am a product designer and I work with very talented designers on my team. I constantly find myself trying very hard to push myself up into higher level product discussions and decisions with the product managers since I feel it is part of my job to not just get product requirements handed down and design then, but to be part of the definition. But it seems like no one else on the design team really cares as much and are happy to get very specific requirements and flows.
So I wonder, is it just my company who doesn’t value product designers role or is it the state of the industry? Would I be happier as a product manager?