Top Product Management and UX Articles of 2017

These were my favorite product management and UX articles of 2017. What a year of articles being published on Medium, Smashing, and Nielsen Norman Group! I hope you all enjoy the list.

Product Management

  1. APIs Explained for Product Managers by Richard Holmes

    Read it at https://www.departmentofproduct.com/blog/apis-explained-for-product-managers

  2. Spend Time Thinking About The People Who Don’t Use Your Product by Adam Nash

    Read it at https://adamnash.blog/2017/05/02/spend-time-thinking-about-the-people-who-dont-use-your-product

  3. 21 Questions for Your PM Role Interviewer by John Cutler

    Read it on Medium

  4. Product Manager Skills By Seniority Level — A Deep Breakdown by Brent Tworetzky

    Read it on Medium

  5. Backlog/Roadmap Hygiene Tips by John Cutler

    Read it on Medium

  6. Getting Sales + Product In Sync by Melissa Perri

    Read it at https://melissaperri.com/blog/2017/04/20/getting-sales-product-in-sync

  7. Five Common Myths About “Iteration” by The Clever PM

    Read it at http://www.cleverpm.com/2017/04/05/five-common-myths-about-iteration

  8. I’m Sorry, But Those Are Vanity Metrics

    Read it at http://firstround.com/review/im-sorry-but-those-are-vanity-metrics

  9. Great PMs don’t spend their time on solutions by Paul Adams

    Read it at https://blog.intercom.com/great-product-managers-dont-spend-time-on-solutions

  10. Managing Product Teams for Success by Teresa Torres

    Read it at https://www.producttalk.org/2017/05/managing-product-teams

UX

  1. Designing More Efficient Forms: Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions by Nick Babich

    Read it at https://theblog.adobe.com/designing-more-efficient-forms-structure-inputs-labels-and-actions

  2. Red, White, and Blue: Eight rules about color palettes that everyone (including non-designers) should know by Nick Babich

    Read it on Medium

  3. How United Onboards New Users

    Read it at https://www.useronboard.com/how-united-onboards-new-users

  4. Ideation in Practice: How Effective UX Teams Generate Ideas by Aurora Harley

    Read it at https://www.nngroup.com/articles/ideation-in-practice

  5. Designing The Perfect Slider by Vitaly Friedman

    Read it at https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2017/07/designing-perfect-slider

  6. Better Form Design: One Thing Per Page (Case Study) by Adam Silver

    Read it at https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2017/05/better-form-design-one-thing-per-page

  7. Best Practices for Modals / Overlays / Dialog Windows by Naema Baskanderi

    Read it on Medium

  8. UX Mapping Methods Compared: A Cheat Sheet by Sarah Gibbons

    Read it at https://www.nngroup.com/articles/ux-mapping-cheat-sheet

  9. Design for internationalization: Build better products for people around the world by John Saito

    Read it on Medium

  10. Designing The Perfect Date And Time Picker by Vitaly Friedman

    Read it at https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2017/07/designing-perfect-date-time-picker

What did I forget to list? Please leave a comment and let me know. Note: I left out a lot of great podcasts and videos, but I hope someone else can compile a list of those.

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