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Product Owner’s Reading  List.

Agile Product Management with Scrum – Creating Products that Customers Love – Roman Pichler.

A Scrum Book: The Spirit of the Game – Jeff Sutherland, James O. Coplien.

Continuous Delivery – Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation – Jez Humble & David Farley.

Cracking the PM Interview – How to Land A Product Manager Job in Technology –  Gayle Laakmann McDowell. 

Crossing the Chasm – Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers – Geoffrey A. Moore.

Deliver Great Products That Customers Love – The Guide to Product Management for Innovators, Leaders, and Entrepreneurs – Valerio Zanini.

Empowered – Ordinary People, Extraordinary Products – Marty Cagan.

Escaping the Build Trap – How Effective Product Management Creates Real Value – Melissa Perri. 

Gamestorming – A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreaker, and Changemakers – Dave Gray & Sunni Brown.

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity – David Allen. 

Inspired –  How to Create Tech Products Customers Love – Marty Cagan. 

Innovation Games –  Creating Breakthrough Products Through Collaborative Play – Luke Hohmann.

Large- Scale Scrum – More with LeSS – Craig Larman & Bas Vodde.

Product Management In Practice – A Real-World Guide to the Key Connective Role of the 21st Century – Matt LeMay

Software by the Numbers – Low Risk, High Return Development – Mark Denne & Jane Cleland-Huang.

Sprint –  How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days – Jake Knapp.

Strategize – Product Strategy and Product Roadmap Practices for the Digital Age – Roman Pichler.

Surface Design – From Insight to Implementation – Andy Polaine. 

Thinking, Fast and Slow – Daniel Kehnman.

User Stories Applies – For Agile Software Development  – Mike Cohn.

User Story Mapping –  Discover the Whole Story,  Build the Right Product – Jeff Patton.
Writing Effective Use Cases – Alistair Cockburn.

Lean Thinking.

Implementing Lean Software Development – From Concepts to Cash – Mary & Tom Poppendieck.

Lean Agile Software Development – Achieving Enterprise Agility – Allan Shalloway & Guy Beaver & James Trott.

Lean Software Development – An Agile Toolkit – Mary & Tom Poppendieck.

Running Lean –  Iterate from Plan A to Plan That Works – Ash Mauya.

The Lean Product Management Playbook – How to Innovate with Minimum Viable Products and Rapid Customer Feedback – Dan Olsen.

The Lean Startup – How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovations to Create Radically Successful Business – Eric Ries

The Principle of Product Development Flow – Second Generation Lean Product Development – Donald Reinertsen 

A Few More…

ADKAR – A Model for Change in Business, Government and Our Community – Jeffrey M. Hiatt.

Agile and Iterative Development – A Manager’s Guide – Craig Larman.

Agile Software Development – The Cooperative Game – 2nd Edition – Alistair Cockburn

Back of the Napkin – Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures – Dan Roam.

Becoming Agile…in an Imperfect World – Greg Smith & Ahmed Sidky.

Extreme Programming Explained – Embrace Change – Kent Beck.

How to  Win Friends & Influence People – Dale Carnegie 

The Art of Agile Development – James Shore.

The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management – Reinventing the Workplace for the 21st Century – Stephen Denning.

Managing Transitions – Making the Most of Change 3rd Edition  – William Bridges. 

Maverick – The Success Story Behind the Word’s Most Unusual Workplace – Ricardo Semler.

Naked Statistics – Stripping the Dead from the  Date – Charles Wheelan.

Planning Extreme Programming – Kent Beck & Martin Fowler.

When Coffee and Kale Compete – Alan Klement.

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