Below is a list of product management books and articles we and others found useful.
Managing product in context of the OKR framework. Promotes outcome based product planning and roadmaps, rather than output based.
Everything about product roadmaps from O'Reilly.
The modern classic of startup literature. Introduces the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) concept.
Blueprint for fleshing out product value propositions. By Alexander Osterwalder, inventor of the business model canvas.
Successor to and easier to read version of Steve Blank's epos on customer development (5 steps to the epiphany), which served as an inspiration to the lean startup by Eric Ries.
Any of the books on Scrum or Kanban by Henrik Kniberg is good. This is just one.
The original publication on Scrum.
How do you plan with Agile?
Amazing book on the Toyota management philosophy and (lean) manufacturing process, which served as an inspiration to Agile, Lean, Kanban in Software.
Lean wrapped as a novel. It's great. And a classic.
While Toyota and lean where the source for lean and agile software, Toyota got inspired by Deming, the author of this book.
A classic on design and user experience. Relevant for anyone thinking about product design.
Less is more. Dieter Rams, the German designer from Braun, who is quoted by Jonny Ive of Apple as a source of inspiration.
User experience for the web.