Escaping the Build Trap: How Effective Product Management Creates Real Value Kindle Edition
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About the Author
Melissa Perri believes the key to creating great products is growing great product leaders. As the CEO and founder of Produx Labs, she helps companies effectively scale their product organizations. Melissa also founded the online school Product Institute and started a program to train the next generation of Chief Product Officers. She is an internationally recognized, sought-after keynote speaker. Melissa graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Operations Research and Information Engineering.--This text refers to the paperback edition.
- File Size : 4964 KB
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- Print Length : 239 pages
- Publisher : O'Reilly Media (1 November 2018)
- ASIN : B07K3QBWG1
- Language: : English
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- Best Sellers Rank: 78,036 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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At the core of the book, it highlights the most important characteristics of a good Product Manager and how organizations should aspire to become more outcome-based and product-led, as opposed to just feature factories. It also covers various issues around agile frameworks, product management talent pipelines, and potential careers paths.
The Product Kata is a standout for me, it is a fresh application of the Toyota improvement Kata for Product Management. I will never forget the phrase “Peanut Buttering” and how one should always try to avoid it, no matter the size of the organization.
If you are in a related role, you should read it too. It’s important for people who work on products to understand what Product Management is.
Not only is this a good introduction to Product Management, it is also useful for experienced practitioners to make sure you have a general understanding of what to do and what not to do.
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It's short enough to read in a few hours, but can introduce you to many concepts and practical practices worth further reading.
Covers the benefits of product led organisations, and how to create alignment around mission, vision, goals, strategy, as well as how to iterate & experiment towards success at all levels. In contrast to top-down edicts, elaborate plans, locked down budgets & immutable roadmaps.
Worth a read for anyone from those considering a move into product management, to software engineers who want to deliver value, to executives who want to be successful.
Even if the content and concepts aren't new to you, it's likely to be an inspiring reminder of what good looks like.
There's nuance and learning in every paragraph. From how to structure product teams, to how to think about strategy, to projects vs products vs services, there's incredible learning to be had for everyone, regardless of where they are in their PM careers.
If you read a bunch, and you find most books lately to rhyme the same, be excited to know that this one doesn't. It stands out. And that's remarkable.