Book review: “Product Roadmaps Relaunched”

bpma ProductHub

A new book, Product Roadmaps Relaunched, could help you re-think and re-launch your approach to Product Roadmapping. It’s a real practitioners’ book, written by four Boston-based leaders in Product Management: C. The book is packed with examples and best practices. The book walks readers through the whole roadmapping process, step by step. The book has a companion website where you can pre-order the book through Amazon or O’Reilly sites.

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Best 4 Classic Software Development Books

The Product Coalition

Every day something pops up in a conversation, on one of our teams or on socials that can be addressed by a book from years and sometimes decades ago. I think of these as classic books on the fundamentals of software development. Let’s get into the books in no particular order.

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Book Excerpt: What Do We Do Now? By Randy Silver

Mind the Product

The post Book Excerpt: What Do We Do Now? Product Management Process Product Strategy Book COVID-19 Product mamagementAs the COVID-19 crisis began hitting home, a lot of the conversations I had with product people started to take the same tone.

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Book Review: The Team that Managed Itself

The Product Bistro

Christina Wodtke’s latest is a gripping read, combining a compelling story line, with some novel, and useful ideas to help team dynamics and how to lead.

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The Heap Book of Questions for Product Managers

In this book, Heap provides a great number of questions, hypotheses, and experiments for you to run in your product. It walks through product use cases, behavioral segmentation, conversion, and more.

5 Books Every Product Manager Should Read

The Product Coalition

What books I read and re-read in my Product Manager Journey Continue reading on ». productivity books product-management reading product-design

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Essential books for Product Managers

The Product Coalition

ux books product-management product learningDon’t steal like an artist, learn from the masters. Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

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My Top Books of 2019

The Product Coalition

I began 2019 with the goal of reading a book a week. And here in the final week of 2019, I’ve finished reading 52 books this year… Continue reading on ». reading leadership books management learning

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Book Review: The Phenomenal Product Manager

The Product Bistro

Written by Brian Lawley, the top man at the 280Group , a consultancy, and training organization with deep product management and product marketing skills and reputations, I was at first put off by how thin the book was. I had expected there to be more “meat” to the book, judging by how much material was available publicly at their website, I was just disappointed that something that could be expected to be read in a couple hours could be helpful.

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Book Review: “Badass: Making Users Awesome”

Folding Burritos

Kathy Sierra’s latest book is a must-read for any product person. These ideas are then broken down in detail over the course of the book. That is also one of the perks you’ll get from this book: a great reading list to keep exploring these subjects. You can get a taste of the book by watching these talks by Kathy at Business of Software in 2012 and 2013. Then go and buy the book. Books Opinion

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The Product Manager's Guide to Retention

This book walks through multiple aspects of retention, including why it’s so important, how to best measure it, and how to set goals for the different stages of retention. It also provides strategies for improving retention across the customer journey.

What and Why, The Books I Read In 2018

The Product Coalition

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Book Review: Creative Quest


The post Book Review: Creative Quest appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo. Reviews Book Review Creativity

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Why Read A Book Summary?

The Product Coalition

A new short cut we have is ‘the summary of books’ that Amazon increasingly is suggesting when you search for a book. So is it worth now reading a book when you can read it’s summary in 15 mins and get our dopamine dosage of intellectualism? Part 1) How to Read More Books?

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New Product Management For Dummies Book Now Available

280 Group

Our New Product Management For Dummies Book is Now Officially Available We are proud to announce the release of the brand new Product Management For Dummies book, written by Brian Lawley and Pamela Schure of the 280 Group. A uniquely comprehensive resource, this book is approachable for new PMs while still providing great value for Product Managers of any experience level.

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The Product Drive Book

Product Drive Book by Userpilot Learn the latest trends in Product from Thought-Leaders in the Industry. 2000+ Attendees | 20 + Top Speakers | 10 hours of Product Summit squeezed into 5-minute easy-to-read summaries.

Product Leadership Book Review? – What we Learned

Mind the Product

The long awaited book Product Leadership is finally about to hit our Kindles, iPads and possibly even our hands. It’s a book that shows product leadership to be a mentality and style, rather than a set of rules. By drawing on a vast number of experts and their own experiences, the authors have created a book that will become the touchstone for leaders working their way through the exciting digital world we find ourselves in. Who should read this book?

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The Ultimate List of Product Management Resources: Books, Blogs, and More


In the spirit of “Staying Thirsty” we’ve compiled this list of books, blogs, Slack communities, and podcasts for product-obsessed people that want to develop themselves in and out of the office. So treat yourself to a book every quarter. Books for Product Managers. book-club.

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PM Syllabus: Nine Books to Add to Your Required Reading List


Read more » The post PM Syllabus: Nine Books to Add to Your Required Reading List appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo. Best Practices Books Education PM Books PM RoleIt’s back-to-school season! If you’re one of those product managers who miss cramming a semester’s worth of knowledge into five hours, fear not. We’ve created a syllabus that will take you back to those days. We all know that the best product managers are intensely curious.

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Modus Authors Release New Book, Docker for Developers

Modus Create

Modus Create’s Richard Bullington-McGuire , Andy Dennis , and Mike Schwartz leverage real-world use cases to help developers learn how to build Docker containers from scratch and understand essential best practices and security processes in their new book Docker for Developers , published by Packt.

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Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Lessons From the Little Blue Book by Joff Redfern

Mind the Product

He previously spent seven years at LinkedIn and he shares his thoughts on the “best and most painful product lessons” of his product leadership career through a journal he calls “the blue book”. The post Lessons From the Little Blue Book by Joff Redfern appeared first on Mind the Product. Joff Redfern is vice president of Australian enterprise software company Atlassian.

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The top books every Customer Success Manager should read

Inside Intercom

As an avid reader, I’m often asked by our Customer Success team to recommend books that I’ve found valuable. Below I share the three books that have most meaningfully impacted the way I work with customers and that I’d encourage every customer success manager to check out. 3 must-read customer success books (and a bonus ??). This book challenges that thinking. Have a book on customer success that you loved and would recommend?

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Successful Geographically Distributed Agile Teams Book Milestone

Johanna Rothman

I’ve been pair-writing a book with Mark Kilby , From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams: Collaborate to Deliver. We’ve been working on this book for a year. We reflected a little on our success to date: We both want the best possible book.

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Product Leadership Book Review? – What we Learned

Mind the Product

The long awaited book Product Leadership is finally about to hit our Kindles, iPads and possibly even our hands. It’s a book that shows product leadership to be a mentality and style, rather than a set of rules. By drawing on a vast number of experts and their own experiences, the authors have created a book that will become the touchstone for leaders working their way through the exciting digital world we find ourselves in. Who should read this book?

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Hooked - How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Speaker: Nir Eyal, Author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Hooked, the book, is based on Eyal’s years of research, consulting, and practical experience. He wrote the book he wished had been available to him as a start-up founder—not abstract theory, but a how-to guide for building better products. Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop? What makes us engage with certain products out of sheer habit? Is there a pattern underlying how technologies hook us?

Book review: Inspired 2


Ideas book-reviewHow to create products customers love. “It It doesn’t matter how good your engineering team is if they are not given something worthwhile to build.” In the opening lines of the newly released second edition of the product management classic — Inspired — Marty Cagan begins with a story that will sound familiar to anyone who’s followed him over the years. It was the mid-1980s and Cagan was working as a. Source.

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How to Read More Books? (Reading Series?—?Part 2)

The Product Coalition

How to Read More Books? In Spite of wanting to read books as a habit for many years, I have not been able to establish the habit. This means an average book of 250 pages will take me about 8–10 Hrs. That means I only have to find 4 or 5 reading session across 2 weeks which includes non-working days to read 21 books in a year. Add to Cart / Buy Now Buy more books. The more books you buy the more you will read. This is by far the best way to buy more books.

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How I Wrote My First Business Book?

The Product Coalition

If you’re looking for a guide then I suggest you skip this article. This is not what you’re looking for. But if you’re looking for a real… Continue reading on ». self-improvement life improvement management writing

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10 must-read books for developing and shipping better products


10 must-read books for developing and shipping better productsProduct development is a highly cross-functional, collaborative process. The post 10 must-read books for developing and shipping better products appeared first on MiroBlog | A blog by Miro As a result, knowing how to best navigate people and product obstacles is crucial to shipping faster, delivering the right products for users, and working better as a product team.We

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Personalize Your User Experience Using Behavior Change Science

Speaker: Amy Bucher, Ph.D., Vice President of Behavior Change Design, Mad*Pow

When it comes to our health, fitness, music taste, and shopping habits, one size does not fit all: the products we design must cater to the individual, not to a faceless 'user.' Now more than ever, we need personalization to empower our users. The essential question we are faced with is, what forms of personalization works, and what falls flat? Spoiler alert: A colorful interface isn't going it cut it. Join Amy Bucher, Vice President of Behavior Change Design at Mad*Pow, and get your personalization right.

New Strategyzer Series Book: The Team Alignment Map


We’re delighted to announce that we’ve partnered with Stefano Mastrogiacomo, the creator of the Team Alignment Toolkit, for his upcoming book The Team Alignment Map to be part of the Strategyzer book series. Tools Books

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How to Find Your Next Book? (Reading Series?—?Part 3)

The Product Coalition

How to Find Your Next Book? Part 3) Books are part of Entertainment Industry. The book industry is guided by same market forces that you see in other media business like supply, demand & virality among others. This result is a range of quality across the content (books) produced, in this case, published. In any given year newly released books are distributed in quality among few excellent, many good and often average/unnecessary. How to Find Your Next Book?

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The 4 most recent product design books every designer should read

Imaginary Cloud - Design

While interviewing a design candidate, I frequently ask about their preferred books on the subject of UI/UX or product design. It is not that those books are bad. Those books were an important step forward. And yes, these books were updated and re-edited, but their core remains pretty much the same). Why disregarding product design books is a mistake. Some designers seem to have a certain disregard for books based on “Oh, I’m busy actually DOING things.

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5 Product Management Books to Read in 2019


We’re thrilled by the sheer volume of product management books published each year. And while some books are written specifically with product managers in mind, others carry valuable product management insight without advertising the fact. For this year’s list of product management books, we dug a little deeper in our selections. So you can start your next book as soon as, well… just a couple minutes from now!

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

The Six Essential Books that Every Product Manager Should Read

Mind the Product

Read books, keep tabs on blogs, follow people on Twitter, listen to podcasts, be a massive consumer of ideas and then see what resonates most with you. Here are some of the first books I read after getting into product management. They are also the books that I keep with me wherever I am, and I return to each of them every few months or years. These books capture fundamental theory as well as basic practices. As a bonus the book is now available online for free.

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Announcing our latest book – The Growth Handbook

Inside Intercom

We’ve just launched our latest book, The Growth Handbook. Available in PDF, Kindle or epub format, this book should be the first point in your journey to learn more about growth, not the last. The post Announcing our latest book – The Growth Handbook appeared first on Inside Intercom. Sales & Marketing Updates book customer acquisition customer retention growth metricsIf there’s one perennial problem all businesses face, it’s this: how do we grow?

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First of Three Modern Management Books Available

Johanna Rothman

I'm in the midst of collecting the management myths into three books. The series is currently titled “Make Modern Management Easy” The first book is Practical Ways to Manage Yourself. If you don't like to read books in progress, don't buy this book. And you like reading books in progress, yes, please do get this book. I'm planning on releasing the books as a set of three: manage yourself (this one), manage others, and manage the organization.

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April Dunford: ‘Obviously Awesome’ UK Book Launch Tour

Business of Software Conference

1-2 July 2019, April Dunford UK Book Launch Tour. We are delighted to be partnering with the brilliant April Dunford for 2 Book Launch events in the UK in July to celebrate the release of her book ‘ Obviously Awesome: How To Nail Product Positioning So Customers Get It, Buy It, Love It ‘ Join us for an evening of networking and learning, with a talk on Product Positioning from April Dunford. All attendees will receive a copy of the book – which is fantastic.

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.