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When you think of forensic investigation, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Crime Scenes, CSI: Miami, Silent Witness, Murder? All of the above? I’m going to guess one thing that probably doesn’t come to mind: product management.

I work in product at Cancer Research UK and hold a degree in forensic investigation, and the leap between the two isn’t quite as big as you may think! There are a surprising number of parallels and here are 5 lessons that I’ve learnt along the way.

1. Pay attention to the detail

To work in forensics — be it in a lab or at a…

Natasha Mallett

I work in Product at Cancer Research UK. Lover of people, coffee, technology and trying to do the right thing.

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