6 Blogs All Product and IT Specialists Should Add to Their 2017 Reading List

As a dedicated blogger, I often enjoy browsing through other blogs during my free time in order to keep up on the latest trends in the field. In addition to discovering new information about the product development and the tech world, I find it fascinating to learn from others’ day-to-day practices.


I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite product management and IT blogs by a handful of esteemed experts in the field. Each one of the writers portray their tech thoughts and management wisdom through their unique writing styles based on their own personal experiences.


With such great insight into the overall product development process, these blogs are a great way to spend your free time this holiday season.


Product Coalition

A combination of articles and interviews on topics such as product development, product design and digital product management. This blog is made of various contributing and guest authors who share their insight into the product development world. This blog is perfect for any PM, whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in the business for a while. Plus, it doesn’t even matter what specialty you focus on, you can find articles about almost every stage of the development process here.


Moving Packets

John Herbert is quite a character, and his eccentric personality definitely shows through in this technology blog. While his focus is on networking “protocols, technology, vendors and architectures,” his opinion pieces about the tech world along with industry updates on moving packets make the blog unique and relatable.


Product Management Meets Pop Culture

Chris Cummings’ wittiness and humor permeate his articles on his creative and informative blog, which utilizes pop culture references in order to demonstrate the role of a product manager and all that it entails. Chris’s goal is to provide useful tips and suggestions along with outline and identify the key responsibilities required of product managers on a daily basis.


Troy Hunt

With a vast amount of experience in the tech world, this web security specialist Troy Hunt writes an informative and inviting blog about all things tech oriented, focusing on his many engagements and talks. Hunt is well-known for writing about methods in which to break down software so that it can be rebuilt with better security as well.


The Clever PM

The Clever PM writes all about the product development process, from maximizing your product team’s productivity, to waterfall approaches and Agile practices.  This is the ultimate product management resource for all the PM hacks and tricks you’ll ever need.



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Mark is the Lead Author & Editor of Spectechular Blog. Mark established the Spectechular blog to create a source for news and discussion about some of the issues, challenges, news, and ideas relating to Product Management.