Product Management

20 product management blogs that are worth following

Product management blogs are a product manager’s secret weapon. By offering a glimpse into the world of product management, blogs are an extraordinary resource for staying up-to-date on best practices, strategies, and product-related news from key industry insiders. Stay in the know. Bookmark these top product management blogs today! The

Dottie Schrock

Dottie Schrock

5 ways to standardize your product prioritization process

Product prioritization is one of the toughest parts of product management. At any given time, Product Managers deal with multiple conflicting requests from teams across the company. Which features and experiences should be built next? Which should be cut? Should you listen to higher-ups, directly to customers, or to prospects?

Dottie Schrock

Dottie Schrock

How to write release notes

To build an ongoing relationship your customers, you need to stay in constant communication with them and let them know what’s coming with good release notes.

Dottie Schrock

Monty Mitra

Your biggest product manager responsibilities are not the ones you think

Product management as a whole is currently evolving, and many companies are still trying to clearly define the role in their organizations. In the past, PMs were often primarily responsible for technical and project management duties as strategic decisions about the product were led by sales or engineering. However, as companies begin to compete on product experience, product managers are leading strategy, and it’s their primary goal is to decide what to build next.

Dottie Schrock

Monty Mitra

5 mistakes you’re making with feature prioritization

One of the hardest, yet most important, product management tasks is figuring out how to make decisions amid so many competing priorities. Product managers always deal with conflicting requests from customers, sales teams, developer teams, and customer success teams. Everyone has needs, and they often lean on the product team

Dottie Schrock

Monty Mitra

The 21 best agile product management resources

In 2001, a group of software developers set off a revolution in the world of tech when they outlined a new way of managing product development—agile. At the time, older models of product management such as waterfall were becoming obsolete. In the unpredictable world of tech, faster and more adaptable

Dottie Schrock

Monty Mitra

What Jon Stewart and The Daily Show can teach you about managing your time

I met Jon Stewart once. He and the head writer of The Onion were promoting their new book, America (The Book): A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction, at Poets and Prose in Washington, DC. Now, this was before Aasif Mandvi and Hasan Minhaj became correspondents, and I had a plan

Dottie Schrock

Monty Mitra

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

We recently wrote about interviewing customers to get beyond their initial asks to find out what they really need. 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. Of course, interviewing, whether it be with job candidates, customers, or sources for a story, can be a bit of an art and science.

Dottie Schrock

Monty Mitra

3 tips to stop the anxiety and focus on your product management tasks

“When you’re a product leader, people look to you for answers. Why is the churn rate high? Why is feature X not being used? How do we get revenue up? And most importantly, what are we going to do to fix it all?”

Dottie Schrock

Monty Mitra

The key to overcoming imposter syndrome is to find a community

Jeremy Saenz, Kajabi’s Vice President of Product knows only too well how stressful the transition from a technical role like engineering to product management can be, and how that stress can manifest as a kind of impostor syndrome.

Winston Blick

Winston Blick

One piece of advice for PMs

Hubert Palan is one of the more curious and enthusiastic people I’ve met in this lifetime. He’s also spent much of the past five years speaking with hundreds of product managers, trying to learn what they’d expect a dream all-in-one tool for product managers to do. So when I asked Hubert recently what piece of advice he’d offer PMs, he did what he often does — responded with a story…

Winston Blick

Winston Blick

What makes a great product manager?

I get asked this question a lot. Either because folks are hiring a product manager or because they want to get better at product management themselves.

Hubert Palan

Hubert Palan