My Recommended Books with Strong Ties to Product Management

Past few months I have read the following books all related to product management. They were all excellent. I learned new techniques to write user stories, tackle prioritizing them and to strengthen my concentration on the task at hand. They also provided me new perspective on what skills I need to master to become a […]

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5 Tips for Managing Products Remotely

After reading A Year Without Pants I became interested to know more about remote work and specifically how it works with product management. What qualities are required? What are the advantages and disadvantages? so I did some research such and interviewed a couple of my colleagues who work remotely as Product Managers. I like to […]

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A neat technique to manage product requirements

I came across this awesome video from Ryan Singer via Mind the Product blog and I just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share it. It’s a neat method to categories a million items that comes up during product development. It talks about identifying and decoupling ‘orthogonal’ tasks. This means you find tasks that are […]

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Lean Customer Development: A Book Review

I’ve mentioned in my Resource page that I’m reading Lean Customer Development by Cindy Alvarez. It took me a while to finish it but I’m happy I did. In Product Management blogosphere and community you constantly hear about the importance of getting out of building, listening to customers, thinking about ideas in an “outside-in” fashion (where focus is on creating […]

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The Toyota Way and its effect on Software Development

Lean, Kanban, Agile, Scrum and Kaizen: You have heard them all before, you kinda know their core concepts but still wondering about what each of these concepts exactly do. What is Lean? How does Lean differentiate from Agile? What’s the difference between Agile and Scrum? Is Product Manager same as the Product Owner? What does Kanban have to do […]

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