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Product management is an interdisciplinary role that reaches across teams to plan, design, and continuously bring better products to market.

Product Management process starts from ideation to market research to wireframing to prototyping to user stories to Product Management leadership.

Here is a comprehensive list of all the product resources and tools you need.

Intro Resources:

The following section includes resources that cover the fundamentals of what product management is, what the role entails, and gives you a high-level understanding of the skills you need to succeed as a product manager.

  • A Product Manager’s Job — Josh Elman
  • Product Managers: Who are these ‘mini-CEOs’ and what do they do? — Ken Yeung
  • What exactly is a Product Manager? — Martin Eriksonn
  • What is Product Management? — Sachin Rekhi
  • PM at Microsoft — Steven Sinofsky
  • Product Manager You Are… — Mat Balez
  • What Product Management is Not — Marty Cagan
  • Does the world need Product Managers any more — Multiple authors
  • Product Management vs. Product Marketing — Marty Cagan
  • Evolution of the Product Manager — Ellen Chisa
  • Use your Product Powers for Good — Bruce McCarthy
  • Product Management: An introduction for undergraduates and graduates — Thor Mitchell
  • What It Takes to Become a Great Product Manager — Julia Austin

Ideation Techniques for Products:

Get the best Ideation techniques for your next killer product.

  • Blog by — Top Ideation Techniques very helpful for Product Managers.
  • Blog by — How to manage Ideation process for product Managers
  • How to build your product Roadmap — Source —
  • Explore how the structured process of ideation differs from brainstorming — Article by
  • Product Management Playbook — Linkedin Article by Chandan-Jilukara
  • Ideation and Product Development — Source —
  • Best Methods for Product Innovation — article by Stage-gate
  • Ten Ideation Techniques and Methods — Blog by
  • Everything you need to know about Product Development — Credit
  • Ideation-Execution Transition in Product Development — Semanticscholar Alum

Learn how to go about Market research for products here.

Resources for Product Strategy:

A good / bad product strategy can make or break the product see how to get your product strategy right in the below resources.

  • The only thing that matters — Marc Andreessen
  • Not all good products make good businesses — Des Traynor
  • What is Good Product Strategy? — Melissa Perri
  • Why it’s nice to compete against a large, profitable company — Jason Cohen
  • Distribution vs Innovation — Alex Rampell
  • A Lean Alternative to a Business Plan: Documenting Your Product/Market Fit Hypotheses — Sachin Rekhi
  • Planning Product Discovery by Marty Cagan
  • Selecting An Agile Coach by Marty Cagan
  • Principles of Product Portfolio Planning by Marty Cagan
  • Tools and Processes by Marty Cagan
  • Learning Fast vs. Failing Fast by Chris Jones

Check out 50+ other resources for product strategy.

Product Discovery Resources:

  • Product Discovery In Regulated Environments by Chris Jones
  • Product Discovery at Apple by Marty Cagan
  • Learning Fast vs. Failing Fast by Chris Jones
  • Product Discovery: Pitfalls and Anti-Patterns by Chris Jones
  • 3 Best Practices for Adopting Continuous Product Discovery by Teresa Torres
  • 6 Guiding Principles for Effective Product Discovery by Teresa Torres
  • The Art of Managing Stakeholders Through Product Discovery by Teresa Torres
  • How Much Time Should You Spend in Product Discovery? by Teresa Torres
  • What a Good Continuous Discovery Team Looks Like [Case Study] by Teresa Torres
  • The seven deadly sins of product planning — Marty Cagan
  • Product strategy means saying no — Des Traynor
  • Product priorities start with strategic goals — Bruce McCarthy

Here’s the list of other tools and resources for Product Discovery.

Check the comprehensive list of Product Resources around:

– Design of Great Products
– Execution
– Leadership

Check out the ultimate toolkit for a product managers including Best books for product, Case Studies , Top Influencers to Follow, Podcasts, tools and a lot more.



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