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Product Management Books: The Ultimate Collection

Canny

Right now, there are dozens, if not hundreds, of product management books out there. With more books comes more research, and the last thing anyone wants to do is spent hours trawling through book sites in search of the best product management books.

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The product management of a design system

UX Collective

Autodesk Shotgun UI, circa 2018 One of the most rewarding experiences I’ve had during my time as a Product Manager at Autodesk has been in building out and deploying a design system. ui product-management product-design design-systems practice

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The 5 questions I get the most about becoming a product manager

UX Collective

Q&A about becoming a product manager that will help you find great roles, build your skills, and ask the questions you need Photo by Canva Studio A few years back, I realized that the questions I was getting about my path to becoming a leader in product were ringing a similar tune.

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A product manager’s 64 insights from 2022

UX Collective

equality product-management productivity ai philosophyNo part of this article was written by an AI, just a flawed human… Continue reading on UX Collective ».

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Five principles of startup product management: what is a startup product manager?

UX Collective

In part eighteen of this series, I want to go over what it’s like to be a Product Manager at a Startup. The startup product management… Continue reading on UX Collective ». venture-capital startup-lessons startup product-management entrepreneurship

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Product Managers: this is your mental health check

UX Collective

ux product-manager mental-health product-management product-leadershipHow you FEEL during your days is how you feel about your life. Continue reading on UX Collective ».

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How we made the turnaround in Product Management

UX Collective

development product-management agile product-owner product-designYou can read in 15 minutes what took me 3 years to learn the hard way. Continue reading on UX Collective ».

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My top lessons from startup product management: the product mentality

UX Collective

In part seventeen of this series, I want to go over why you should consider becoming a Startup Product Manager. entrepreneurship startup-lessons startup venture-capital product-management

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Why SaaS Product Management Is Crucial

Noupe

Product management plays a major role in defining UI/UX, product usability, features, and vis-à-vis the success of a SaaS business. All such departments collaborate to deliver the product on time. What does SaaS Product Management Include?

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Trend forecasting for product managers?—?how to predict the future

UX Collective

Boost your product growth by predicting what comes next. product-management entrepreneurship startup technology marketingContinue reading on UX Collective ».

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100 questions for the new product manager

UX Collective

An exercise in creative curiosity that will help you think about your product from new angles. Anytime you start a new job that is as nebulous and complex as product management, there are going to be questions. What is the best way to manage testing pre-launch versions?

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Lessons product management can learn from science

UX Collective

From peer reviewing to inductive reasoning, there is a lot that product managers can learn from scientific method. product-leadership business-strategy product-management startup product-development

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The case for a dual Product Management career path

UX Collective

The principles to design a dual Product Management career path, and why it matters Continue reading on UX Collective ». management product-development leadership product-management product

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Transitioning from product design to product management

UX Collective

product-design ux careers product-management designAn honest chronicle of my current problems as a designer-turned-PM and how I’m struggling to overcome them Continue reading on UX Collective ».

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11 important steps of my product management story

UX Collective

Everyone has a different story for getting into product management. I didn’t have the perfect background for getting into Product… Continue reading on UX Collective ». technology gaming entrepreneurship product-management startup

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How designers and product managers can build a stronger relationship

UX Collective

product-design empathy design product-management uxTurn your PM into a design advocate to deliver better outcomes Continue reading on UX Collective ».

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UX researchers and product managers: A guide to effective collaboration

UX Collective

What’s the most effective way to work with my Product Manager / UX Researcher? product-management design ux psychology ux-researchContinue reading on UX Collective ».

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Why the Product Manager is secretly annoyed by you

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visual-design ui ux-design ux product-managementThe data sheds some light on the reasons Continue reading on UX Collective ».

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The top Product Managers you can learn from- right now

UX Collective

In part eleven of this series, I wanted to create a list of the top product managers you can follow right now — for free. startup entrepreneurship startup-lessons product-management product

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FBI profiling techniques for product managers

UX Collective

Using the learnings of forensic psychologists & law enforcements officials about criminal profiling to improve product management work. Applying into product management In our role as product people, we can better understand psychological profiles and identify better user needs.

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How to break into product management at a startup

UX Collective

In part six of this series, I want to focus on how you can break into product management at a startup. product-management entrepreneurship startup product startup-lessons

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Looking after your mental health as a product manager

UX Collective

Product management is a mentally taxing job. Every now and then I would come across a confession in some PM communities: ‘I’m thinking to switch away from product management. Depending on how tech-led your company is, a PM can actually be the CEO of the product.

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Learn to design & develop?—?as a new or aspiring product manager

UX Collective

In part four of this series, I want to focus on reasons why learning to build is valuable for new or aspiring product managers. product-management product startup design programming

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A product manager’s guide to 1–on-1 meetings

UX Collective

product-management startup business management leadershipAnd 50+ questions to ask even though we don’t have formal authority. Continue reading on UX Collective ».

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Crucial differences between B2B & B2C product management

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The fundamental variations between enterprise & consumer product. product-management sales enterprise-software b2b productContinue reading on UX Collective ».

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The product management “process”-waterfall vs agile teams

UX Collective

In part fourteen of this series, I want to help you understand how Product Management can differ on two types of teams: Waterfall and… Continue reading on UX Collective ». product-management entrepreneurship product startup startup-lessons

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Product Analytics: a guide on data-driven product management

UX Collective

Photo by SpaceX on Unsplash Beyond AB tests , product analytics helps pinpoint the most valuable features to build before we sink any time into it. So product, engineering, and analytics teams are data-aware and focus on the most impactful features. Use data to maximize ROI.

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The power of verbal communication?—?as a new or aspiring product manager

UX Collective

In part three of this series, I will continue to focus on reasons why verbal communication is valuable for new or aspiring product… Continue reading on UX Collective ». startup product-management product startup-lessons entrepreneurship

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10 powerful habits for Product Managers?—?your first 30 days and beyond

UX Collective

In part fifteen of this series, I want to provide an effective framework to help you navigate your first 30 days as a Product Manager —… Continue reading on UX Collective ». productivity startup entrepreneurship product product-management

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How to prioritize effectively?—?as a new or aspiring product manager

UX Collective

In part twelve of this series, I want to help you prioritize effectively — as a new or aspiring product manager. product-management startup startup-lessons product entrepreneurship

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The cold email that helped me land my first full-time Product Manager role

UX Collective

In part seven of this series, I want to focus on how cold emailing can help you land your first or next role in product management — as a… Continue reading on UX Collective ». entrepreneurship product-management startup-lessons product startup

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Why writing is important?—?as a new or aspiring product manager

UX Collective

In part two of this series, I will focus on reasons why writing is crucial to leveling up as a new or aspiring product manager. product-management startup product writing entrepreneurship

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A product manager’s 56 best (and stolen) insights from 2021

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design creativity management ux product-managementIf you’re reading this, it means I succeeded in my mission to the future. What follows is a human year’s worth of data condensed into… Continue reading on UX Collective ».

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Why you should build a business?—?as a new or aspiring product manager

UX Collective

In part five this series, I want to focus on reasons why building a business or side project is valuable for new or aspiring product… Continue reading on UX Collective ». product-management entrepreneurship business product startup

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Product Managers: build, buy, or partner? Do you really have a choice?

UX Collective

There is a ton of information from thought leaders about product managers’ build/buy/decision making. Do product managers have a choice Continue reading on UX Collective ». startup product-management business product-development marketing