How to Succeed While Managing Your Product Through a Massive Refactor Project

Building software is difficult but maintaining it after years of use and abuse is even harder! If you've worked in Product or Software development long enough then you know the pain and anguish that comes with a dreaded platform or system refactor project. How can Product Managers ensure that a refactor project runs smoothly? What are the pitfalls and common traps to avoid when tackling this endeavor?


Joe Gonwa is a product leader with 9 years of experience leading software development teams in building products that deliver value to customers. He has worked with everything from large FinTech enterprises to small mobile app development shops to startup SaaS companies. His current gig is Group Product Manager at Teamworks in Durham NC where he manages multiple product development teams.

Joe Gonwa
Group Product Manager