User Experience is one of the many disciplines needed for Product Managers. How to get started with User Experience then? Product School and Alexandra from UserTesting recommend 4 essential resources for product managers who want to get a better sense of user experience.


1. Research Sprints by Google Ventures

“Google Venture has a great how to for running research sprits. This is a more traditional approach using moderated in-person testing. But their guidelines in terms of breaking down the research process quickly are great!”



mental models2. Mental Models by Indi Young

“The book Mental Models : aligning design strategy with human behavior by Indi Young is a classic!”



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“It’s a great place to get started with UX. It is run by a UX designer who transitioned from business.”


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4. UserTesting Blog

UserTesting has a pretty great blog about research and business in general, as well as tips on how to use the UserTesting tool.”


And check out the introduction to UX with Alexandra, who spoke at Product School SF on March 30th. Product School hosts workshops about product management, UX, engineering and business every Wednesday. Find the list of events here.