A toolbox, by definition, contains the tools to help improve any project or undertaking. Consistent with the entire theme of The Product Manager's Desk Reference (PMDR), I have included a variety of tools throughout the book: templates, tables, figures and other useful diagrams. Their purpose has been to illustrate principles, demonstrate usage, and provide you with the formats that will help in carrying out your work, and building your career.

In this section, I have isolated the most important templates and have called this grouping "The Product Manager's Toolbox."

The templates and outlines included in the "Toolbox" differ from typical fill-in-the-blank forms because each template has brief explanations ...

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