25 must-read product management articles

Roadmunk

I’m constantly consuming articles on product management, product culture, startups and entrepreneurship to bolster my career as a product person and leader. This list is not the be all end all; there are countless ‘must-read’ articles for PMs.

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

An interesting dissertation/article on the relationship between Ethics and Design. Highlight of the article includes: “So if in your design you are careful and mindful, the product has a better chance of having a careful and mindful effect.

Developing Product Management Confidence

bpma ProductHub

But how do you develop the confidence required to lead a team of stakeholders to a positive outcome?

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

Very interesting article focused on the concept of power users, and how their input should be duly considered in the Product Design cycle, while not shifting product strategy and direction based on their particular feedback.

How can your firm attract the best product managers?

Fake Certainty Article Posted on AgileConnection

Johanna Rothman

John Le Drew and I pair-wrote an article describing this problem and how to solve it. We’ll see if they result in articles. I want as many experiences as possible as I develop my book about writing. (Not Yes, that’s a little meta considering the article. The post Fake Certainty Article Posted on AgileConnection appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant.

33 Amazing Articles Every Product Manager Must Read

Hutwork

Magazine reports that most CEOs read at least a book a week, and this doesn’t include blogs, articles, podcasts, and videos they devour, too. Regardless, the following articles are a must-read for anyone concerned with rolling out the best product in each iteration. Here are the top 33 most amazing product management articles in no specific order. This insightful article from McKinsey & Company talks about today’s product manager evolving into a mini-CEO.

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

Another pertinent article from the Nielsen Norman Group, focused on User Interviews. The article goes into details regarding the differentiation between user interviews and usability testing. Interesting article from author Sofia Quintero, focused on UX Writing.

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

Very interesting article focused on different approaches to listen to customer feedback. It’s a nice addition to previously highlighted articles on Customer Experience (CX).Highlight Very interesting and relevant article from UX Movement.

UI/UX Articles and Interesting Tidbits of the Week

The Product Coalition

Interesting article showcasing the importance of responsive web products, detailing statistics on the reach of responsive products, and what strategies to adopt in order to produce effective Products of that nature. March//9//2018 Here are some interesting finds on UI/UX of the week!

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

As a result, the new world of software development is. Logi developed the Analytics Maturity Model to represent the. The ISVs, SaaS providers, and IT developers that can offer. incremental development effort. FROM BASIC BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE REQUIREMENTS TO.

15 Must-Have Resources for Ionic App Developers

Appsee

Whoever said that developers weren’t social, was wrong. This community was created for developers and front-end designers to share, search, create, and show off their work. Egghead is entirely geared toward developers.

Voice of Customer: Why VoC should lead your product development process

Usersnap

Should the Voice of Customer influence product development? In Frost & Sullivan’s survey research on R&D/innovation and product development priorities, 84% of the respondents declare that they employ the voice of customers (VoC) in their product development cycle.

Is Agile Product Development Right for Your Team?

The Product Coalition

Well, for those who are unsure about what Agile Product Development means, this post will refresh their memory first. Indeed, it has been a while since Agile was first popularized by a manifesto from product developers. Change is welcome at every stage of development.

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How to Get Developers Involved in Product Efforts

The Product Coalition

In this article, I will detail why we do this and how we do it. Why you want your dev team involved in your product definition efforts In our particular case, our target customers are developers and engineering managers (and later on, product managers).

Seven Things you can Learn From WeChat Product Development

Mind the Product

App developers and designers may look at other apps for inspiration on new features, but most only look to well-known apps like Facebook Messenger and Snapchat. Here are seven lessons product developers and designers can learn from WeChat product development: 1.

How to Drive Customer-Centric Product Development Like a Digital Native

The Product Coalition

Customer feedback is put into a “need to prioritize” pipeline, and sorted either into new features, or if the feature was put in the backlog, pushed ahead for reconsideration, according to the article. analytics customer-experience product-management product-development

Co-Located or Distributed: Which Is Better for Product Development?

ProductCraft Debates

You’ve been reading them just like us: a barrage of articles about the end of offices as we know them. The post Co-Located or Distributed: Which Is Better for Product Development? The future is remote work! But then you get on that video call with your colleagues in a timezone seven hours ahead, the audio cuts out, and they’re ready to go home before your day. appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo

Web Designer vs  Web Developer – How do they differ?

UX Studio

Web designer vs web developer – as a UX designer, I counter this match daily. But truly, the phrases don’t stop here, we have visual designers, front-end developers, back-end developers, UX designers (like me), et cetera. – No, I work as a web developer.

A Digital Native Approach to Customer-Centric Product Development

Revulytics

Customer feedback is put into a “need to prioritize” pipeline, and sorted either into new features, or if the feature was put in the backlog, pushed ahead for reconsideration, according to the article.

Behind the scenes of product development: Building the perfect product

Hutwork

Most on the customer side of product development don’t see the long days and hard nights that go into creating an amazing product. In product development, it’s a near-obsession with creating your MVP. If product development were a breeze, everyone would do it, right? ” An excellent article to read is one on LinkedIn by Subin Das PK, entitled “ The Importance of Hard Work in Success.”

Agile in Every Department: Agile HR

Agile Velocity

There are two ways to view Agile HR: Using Agile to develop and manage people Using Agile to better manage work, teams, and structure. Instead, they’ve invested in one-on-one coaching and development skills with key managers. Agile Agile Transformation Article Featured Agile HR

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The State of Customer Development

Sachin Rekhi

A decade ago Steve Blank authored the book The Four Steps to the Epiphany: Successful Strategies for Products that Win to share with the world his philosophy for building winning products: customer development. Customer Development Maturity. The same is true for customer development.

Training and Return on Investment

Agile Velocity

Leaders and managers know the development and training of their employees is critical to the growth and success of their organization. Exhaustive research by Dr. Laurie Bassi, a human capital analysis specialist, found that training and development has a 300% return on investment.

How to Drive Customer-Centric Product Development Like a Digital Native

Revulytics

Customer feedback is put into a “need to prioritize” pipeline, and sorted either into new features, or if the feature was put in the backlog, pushed ahead for reconsideration, according to the article.

Enhance your answers – how to handle frequently asked questions

Inside Intercom

Intercom’s Articles product offers a powerful way to create, organize and present your help content, and to guide customers towards what they need, you can organize your articles in collections. 3: Articles in the Messenger.

Design Handoff Guide: Design To Development Without Headaches

UX Studio

By definition, design handoff takes place when the finished design has reached the stage for the developers to implement it. Let’s look at the basics and some suggestions to get the best out of the designer-developer collaboration. We at UX studio have a long history of working with developers during our projects, and fortunately, we get better and better at it every time. Read more about this approach in Intercom’s great article.) Don’t isolate design, or development!

My team are my product: How to develop a high-performing team of product managers (or anyone else)

Mind the Product

This is in order for Product to provide value to the organisation and it is underpinned by developing a high-performing team. If you’re looking to develop a high-performing team I’m sure some of this is familiar to you too. I wish you luck with developing high-performing teams.

7 Steps to Building Durable Work Relationships and Effective Communication Skills

Agile Velocity

We don’t often invest enough time in developing durable workplace relationships. Article Leadership culture effective communication realtionshipsAt work, “stuff” inevitably hits the fan–it’s just a matter of when.

Architecture & Governance Magazine: “Report Suggests Agile Integration Is the ‘Blueprint for Enterprise Architecture,’ Expert Agrees”

Agile Velocity

This is not to be confused with the traditional “agile software development,” according to the authors. Erik Cottrell, Senior Vice President of Client Success and Strategy of Agile Velocity, suggested the developing trend was promising. View the Article PDF Here.

The 3 Principles Agile Leaders Should Live By During An Organizational Transformation

Agile Velocity

Leaders still can be effective without following Agile business development principles, but those who embrace the Agile methodology achieve greater success, improve the customer experience, and boost employee engagement.

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How to get respect from your development team (as a Product Manager)

The Product Coalition

Ahh developers. In the following, I will help you to get the respect of your development team. You have to differentiate between: The personality of the individual The personality of the collective Tip: Take your time to get to know your developers. Imagine being a developer.

Design System in Sketch: Simplify Designer Developer Collaboration

UX Studio

These make it possible for many designers and developers to collaborate efficiently on the same product and keep the design consistent. The developers can build the UI from common assets and rules according to the prototypes, right? Several blog posts and articles already describe how to create a design system on Sketch and how awesome this tool is for this purpose. Consult the developers who will work on the project – Different dev teams have different requirements.

Agile Role Transitions: Keep Austin Agile 2018 Activity Summary

Agile Velocity

Organizations are already fully staffed to their current way of developing software, and it stands to reason that most of the folks who will be working in the new paradigm will be transitioning from an old role to a new one. Ability to control development practices.

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Development speed matters–and other innovation observations for product managers June 1, 2018

Product Innovation Educators

Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes. Build products fast or risk being irrelevant.

TEI 172: Apple’s product development process and secrets to success – with John Carter

Product Innovation Educators

3:12] What was the product development environment like at Apple when you started? The process had four phases: investigation, concept, development, and validation. Next is the development phase, which ended with the go-to-market plan.

How Much Does It Cost to Develop an App Like SnapChat?

Alty

A guy gets a seemingly silly idea, starts developing it in college and later in his living room. So, if you want to develop an app like Snapchat, you’ll have to identify the right action triggers for your audience and encourage them to develop a new habit of using your product.

Transition from Web Developer to Product Manager

All About Product Management

Patrick Jolley is a case in point of a web developer who recognised an opportunity to move into Product Management and took it. As a developer I always enjoyed getting involved in the requirements gathering, design and specification stages of projects.

Building A New Developer Program From The Outside In

StubHub

At StubHub, we just unveiled our brand-new Developer Program. We’ve made it simple for developers and sellers to rapidly integrate with our platform?—?and and we did it by rebuilding the developer experience from the ground up.

THE customer insight hack that top-notch product managers use

The Product Coalition

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