Software Tools for Product Managers (2010)

Carrie Lowther from Hitwise and Jen Leibhart ran a great session at ProductCamp Melbourne on Saturday the 3rd of July 2010. They discussed good software tools that can help Product Managers do their job more effectively and efficiently.

For those that didn’t attend ProductCamp Melbourne and for those that didn’t get a chance to take notes during the session here’s a list of tools the group came up with.


Process Flows

Web Analysis


Website Feedback / Testing


Project Management

Product Management Blogs

Competitor Information

Requirements & Abstract Ideas Management

Product Backlog

Product Mapping & Note Taking

Video Recording (For product demonstrations – software/websites)

Calendar and Scheduling


Event Management



Screen Capture

Customer Support

Product Management Training