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.

This Framework Gives You Product Management Super Powers

The Secret PM Handbook

The Secret Product Management Framework. Finally writing down the Secret Product Management Framework was a revelation for me. One test of a new framework is how well it explains “previous observations.” In this article, I tie the older posts to the framework.

This Framework Gives You Product Management Super Powers

The Secret PM Handbook

The Secret Product Management Framework. Finally writing down the Secret Product Management Framework was a revelation for me. One test of a new framework is how well it explains “previous observations.” In this article, I tie the older posts to the framework.

This Framework Gives You Product Management Super Powers

The Secret PM Handbook

The Secret Product Management Framework. Finally writing down the Secret Product Management Framework was a revelation for me. One test of a new framework is how well it explains “previous observations.” In this article, I tie the older posts to the framework.

Creating ‘Mortgage Customers for life’?—?Using the ‘Hook Framework’

The Product Coalition

Using the ‘Hook Framework’ So here we have John Doe, who has taken a housing loan from us. I am going to look at this problem by using the ‘Hook Framework’. Enter the Hook Framework Here is where the ‘Hook Framework by Nir Eyal could help us give a structure to our thoughts.

3 Tips for Adopting a Product Management Framework

The Product Coalition

Product Management frameworks are exciting to learn and frustrating to implement. As a product manager myself and a framework teacher, I totally understand the appeal. In the least, frameworks provide a comforting structure. Here are three tips to implementing frameworks.

A Product Excellence Framework by Google Product Manager

The Product Coalition

Currently Product & Program Manager at Google, she will reflect on a Product Excellence Framework that can achieve this. One of the goals with a Product Excellence Framework is to have a common reference for all of them”. google product-design framework product product-management

Stop Using the Wrong Product Metrics: Valuable Metrics Framework [Part 1]

Gainsight

This article is Part 1 in a two-part series that will help your product team find the right metrics to demonstrate and improve business impact. Then, from there, I’ll dive into a framework for how to leverage metrics to truly drive business impact. A Framework for Valuable Metrics.

The Universal Product Management Framework: 3 Questions and an Org Chart

Proficientz – Product Management University

Wealth made simple: news and articles from IRC Wealth. There’s a universal product management framework that takes product management, product marketing and sales enablement down to the lowest common denominator. Related Articles.

Using the Jobs To Be Done Framework for Product Management

The Product Coalition

The most popular frameworks, like agile, are more about the general approach your office takes. The Jobs To Be Done Framework (JTBD, for short) is different. Explaining the Jobs to Be Done Framework What is business? Let’s look at the theory behind the Jobs To Be Done framework.

How to Use Google’s OKR Framework to Prioritize Your Product Roadmap

ProductPlan

If you haven’t found the right objective goal-setting framework for setting roadmap priorities, consider Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). The OKR framework was popularized by Google, which attributes much of its success to this goal-setting model. What is the OKR framework?

Agile Product Management Framework

All About Product Management

There are many good product management frameworks available - however, I thought I would create an agile product management framework that is broad enough to be applicable to any product management groups that is practising agile/scrum.

How to deliver great products when you don’t follow any “magical framework”

The Product Coalition

Studying all of those subjects, there is one thing that I’ve noticed as a pattern: Whichever the article, paper, workshop that you read or attend to, there will always be some sort of steps you need to go through in order to be successful. That is what I´m calling “magical framework”.

A Product Management Framework for Machine Learning?—?Part 3 of 3

The Product Coalition

A Product Management Framework for Machine Learning?—?Part Or why Product Managers are essential to ML success As can be seen throughout the framework, Product Managers play a role in the entire ML System journey right from conceptualization to production and beyond.

A Product Management Framework for Machine Learning?—?Part 2 of 3

The Product Coalition

A Product Management Framework for Machine Learning?—?Part ML is a creative process, and Product Managers can add value This article covers steps 4 through 6. A Product Management Framework for Machine Learning?—?Part Part 2 of 3 This is part two of a series of 3 posts?—?if

Business Outcomes Part III: 11 Tips for Creating Innovation in Business

Agile Velocity

You can learn more about creating solid business goals in our article on Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). As we discussed in our last Business Outcomes article on Speed , one team’s speed might not be indicative of the entire organization. .

5 Agile Trends We’re Seeing in 2019

Agile Velocity

More companies are implementing the Scaled Agile Framework ® (SAFe ® ). Whereas Scrum traditionally takes places at the team level, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe ® ) and other scaling frameworks, like Scrum at Scale, etc.

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Only The Best: Expecting The Most From Your Agile Partner

Agile Velocity

In this article, we’ll outline the ways leaders can show their own investment by leveraging their Agile transformation partners (ie. We believe leaders should have a concrete transformation framework to help lead their companies through change.

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Training and Return on Investment

Agile Velocity

However, it is vital your teams, managers, and leaders are all on the same page (language, practices, processes) when it comes to Agile frameworks and methodologies. Agile Training Article Featured Agile Mindset Agile transformations ROI of Training

Only The Best: Expecting The Most From Your Agile Partner

Agile Velocity

In this article, we’ll outline the ways leaders can show their own investment by leveraging their Agile transformation partners (ie. We believe leaders should have a concrete transformation framework to help lead their companies through change.

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

Agile Velocity

By necessity, they tend to think within the existing framework of the people who work directly for them and report up to them–and there are often enough troubles there. Leading with intention shifts management from a top-down decision-making framework to a bottom-up hierarchy.

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

Agile Velocity

With the business case spelled out, the report goes on to describe “a new architectural framework called agile integration” that can help “your organization to create a competitive advantage.” View the Article PDF Here.

Agile Role Transitions: Keep Austin Agile 2018 Activity Summary

Agile Velocity

However, it’s not always clear who will be filling those roles as an organization begins using its chosen framework. Agile Transformation Article Leadership Product Owner Scrum ScrumMaster Team Agile Roles role

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Toolbox: How To Evaluate Market Opportunity ? When To Launch A New Product. Part 1, The Tools

Bogdan Coman Says

A good article today is like any other (good) product: aligned with the audience (aka our lilliputian attention span), easy to get and with one single clear benefit/idea. technology product-management innovation framework product

Toolbox: How To Evaluate Market Opportunity ? When To Launch A New Product. Part 1, The Tools

Bogdan Coman Says

Part 1, The Tools A good article today is like any other (good) product: aligned with the audience (aka our lilliputian attention span), easy to get and with one single clear benefit/idea. technology product-management innovation framework productHow To Evaluate Market Opportunity ?

3 helpful things you should do in an interview to to find out what someone really wants

ProductBoard

In the article, we mentioned that the “5 Whys” is a popular and effective method for talking to customers. We also elaborated on how we use that framework. We recently wrote about interviewing customers to get beyond their initial asks to find out what they really need.

A Better Approach To Demoing Can Turn Sales Around

The Secret PM Handbook

But as I wrote the recent post on how my various articles align with the Secret Product Management Framework I realized I didn’t have many articles on go-to-market. A Sales Demo Challenge.

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A New Focus On Product Management Opportunity

The Secret PM Handbook

And it resulted in the Secret Product Management Framework , a better way to understand product management. . It starts with the next post, which puts a selection of my previous articles into an organizational structure that makes it easy to see how they all tie together.

Sustainable Pace in Product Management

Roman Pichler

A framework like Scrum offers specific techniques that ensure sustainable pace—unfortunately, only for development team members and not for product people. You can find out more about participatory decision-making in my article “ Use Decision Rules to Make Better Decisions ”.).

3 Critical Skills Preventing You From Becoming a Great Product Manager

280 Group

This article will focus on the three weakest skill areas 280 Group uncovered across over 1650 product managers in our Product Management Skills – Benchmark Report : Competitive Analysis , Pricing , and End of Life. Ways to improve: Practice : Identify a few common tools and frameworks that you would like to be better at (SWOT, Porter’s 5 Forces, company profiling, feature comparison matrices). Create a template of each framework and fill it out based on real market research.

A Better Approach To Demoing Can Turn Sales Around

The Secret PM Handbook

But as I wrote the recent post on how my various articles align with the Secret Product Management Framework I realized I didn’t have many articles on go-to-market. A Sales Demo Challenge.

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A Better Approach To Demoing Can Turn Sales Around

The Secret PM Handbook

But as I wrote the recent post on how my various articles align with the Secret Product Management Framework I realized I didn’t have many articles on go-to-market. A Sales Demo Challenge.

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A New Focus On Product Management Opportunity

The Secret PM Handbook

And it resulted in the Secret Product Management Framework , a better way to understand product management. . It starts with the next post, which puts a selection of my previous articles into an organizational structure that makes it easy to see how they all tie together.

A New Focus On Product Management Opportunity

The Secret PM Handbook

And it resulted in the Secret Product Management Framework , a better way to understand product management. . It starts with the next post, which puts a selection of my previous articles into an organizational structure that makes it easy to see how they all tie together.

Moving from Solutions to Problems

Folding Burritos

Yet, I wanted to dig deeper into this issue by focusing on: The reasons why a Solution-first culture makes your life harder; A “framework” to drive stakeholders to think in terms of Problems. A Mini-framework to Drive Stakeholders Towards Problems.

Predictive Analytics Value Map: Identifying Business Value on Predictive projects

The Product Coalition

When the value is clear, it’s easy to align people and resources A Simple Framework to identify Business Value Business Value for a predictive project could be monetary in nature or could also be non-monetary as well.

Why Product Thinking is the Future for Product Management

Mind the Product

What I have seen, is that both startups and big corporates have issues in understanding how to be more product-led without the right mindset and framework. In 2015, Martin Eriksson wrote an article about the history of product management. My Coaching Framework.

Good Product Management is the key to Organisational Happiness

Mind the Product

In this article I want to go through these four pillars for happiness and share my thoughts on how good product management contributes to these factors in any organisation. A few years ago I read Tony Hsieh’s book on Zappos , a company that has been lauded for its amazing culture.

Product Leadership in Scrum

Roman Pichler

Scrum is a simple framework with three roles: product owner, development team, and Scrum Master. Three Types of Leadership. Each role provides a distinct type of leadership. As the product owner, you lead the product and are responsible for its overall success.

Student Spotlight: Dave Masters

Melissa Perri

Additionally, it has an international community of students who share great articles & provide alternate takes on issues that Product people deal with regularly. This course has helped bring forward ideas and frameworks for all steps of the product lifecycle.