Curated resources for product people
We bring you the smartest takes on Product Management that matter. Loaded with articles, videos, podcasts, and more, Product Manual is your essential guide to building remarkable products.
IDEO's Tom Kelley is Design Thinking's ultimate disciple
Tom Kelley is a Partner at IDEO. He's an author of Creative Confidence, The Art of Innovation, and The Ten Faces of Innovation. In this episode, he explains the true definition of innovation and what it takes to build your creative confidence.
Sprint: How To Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days
A practical guide to answering critical business questions, Sprint is a book for teams of any size, from small startups to Fortune 100s, from teachers to nonprofits. It’s for anyone with a big opportunity, problem, or idea who needs to get answers today.
GV's Sprint Process in 90 Seconds
The big idea with the sprint is to build and test a prototype in just five days. It's kind of like fast-forwarding into the future so you can see how customers react before you invest all the time and expense of building a real product. Watch for a quick preview of the sprint process.
Lean UX: Designing Great Products With Agile Teams
User experience (UX) design has traditionally been a deliverables-based practice, with wireframes, site maps, flow diagrams, and mockups. But in today’s web-driven reality, orchestrating the entire design from the get-go no longer works. This hands-on book demonstrates Lean UX, a deeply collaborative and cross-functional process that lets you strip away heavy deliverables in favor of building shared understanding with the rest of the product team.
The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses
The Lean Startup is a new approach to business that's being adopted around the world. It is changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.The Lean Startup is about learning what your customers really want. It's about testing your vision continuously, adapting and adjusting before it's too late.Now is the time to think Lean.
Dual-Track Agile: Why Messy Leads to Innovation
Dual-Track Agile is an IT development methodology where figuring out what to build is as important as the building process. You start with a discovery track to find out if a product idea is good and if it makes sense to build. Successful findings from the discovery track are added to the backlog of the delivery track.