Kindle version of “Art of Product Management”

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Rich Mironov’s “Art of Product Management” has been converted to Amazon’s Kindle format, and is now available for download. Get the Kindle version here or the paper version here. From the original book summary: “The Art of Product Management takes us inside the head of a product management thought leader. With color and humor, Rich Mironov gives us a taste of Silicon Valley’s tireless pursuit of great technology and its creation of new products. He provides strategic advice to product managers and tech professionals about start-ups, big organizations, how to think like a customer, and what things should cost. He also reminds us to love our products and our teams. The Art of Product Management brings together the best insights…

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Santa Clara MBA Lecture on PM, Pricing and Roadmaps

Prof. Kumar Sarangee of Santa Clara’s Leavey School of Business invited Rich Mironov to be a guest lecturer for his Product Market Planning and Strategy class.  SCU’s Evening MBA program attracts some of the brightest students from the Valley, with a tradition of providing leadership back to technology companies. What: Lecture and discussion of technology product management, software pricing, and product roadmaps. Class: Product Market Planning and Strategy (MBA / MKTG 572). Where: Lucas Hall, Santa Clara University When:  Thursday, January 7 This talk included a quick overview of what product managers are (what they do), how to think about pricing for software and non-physical goods, and an introduction to roadmapping. PM Essentials: Roles, Pricing and Roadmaps View more presentations…

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Review: “Adapting Configuration Management for Agile Teams”

Short review of Mario Moriera’s new book, “Adapting Configuration Management for Agile Teams.”  Mario structures a strong case that good Configuration Management (CM) is a strong enabler and requirement for highly productive Agile development teams.  In particular, he counters the oft-repeated (but untrue) assertion that Agile teams don’t need process, structure, tools or architecture to succeed.  To the contrary, thoughtful and planful application of CM principles is important to professional Agile software teams.

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