It's common for novice Product Managers to get fixated on shipping code and to leave the 'dirty business' of financials to someone else. In the end, however, it all comes down to the money and this excellent Quora answer by Rich Mirinov toplines the bare minimum that PMs should be aware of about their Product. I wonder how many PMs can answer any of these, nevermind all...
A contemporary take on Ben Horowitz's classic Good Product Manager / Bad Product Manager theme from the CEO of Neo, a 'Product Innovation agency.' Great insights abound.
Des Traynor and the folks at Intercom have been leading the field of great content marketing about Product for a long while. In this piece, the brilliantly named Nate Munger examines the importance of customer scrutiny and why it's essential for PMs to acknowledge the limitations of their Product.
After last week's introduction to 'Slippy UX', we have another bulletin from Design's bleeding edge. Nine of the world's leading digital designers - including representatives from Pinterest, Dropbox, Frog and Berg - give us their views on what will matter in 2015.