In an increasingly more complex world, finding the smallest possible chunk to deliver to get feedback is essential. This is the idea behind the term MVP. This article describes a model where business and technology together explore the product needs along seven product dimensions, which is a great way of finding small slices of work to develop.
The best product owners are insatiably curious about their customers; they observe them in action, interview them, and collaborate with them and bring them into the development process, said Geoff Watts. In his new book Product Mastery he explores what he calls “the difference between good and great product ownership”.
Monte Carlo planning provides a rigorous, quantitative account of what the future may bring. It has advantages over standard average case approaches and you can start with a simple Excel spreadsheet.
A process of identifying key customer interactions with the product. A holistic view of envisioning customer’s interactions at various touchpoints through service design tools.
This article gives a description of what Being Digital is and how it can be achieved. Digital is about putting less emphasis on tech for success and more on your customers. 4
At the Agile 2016 Conference InfoQ spoke to Wesley Coelho, Senior Director of Business Development for Tasktop, about the communication challenges inherent in DevOps and how to overcome them.
Through the innovative use of flow practices and principles Ultimate Software has been able to achieve many of the benefits of a Lean-Agile implementation without the use of a heavyweight framework. 1
At the recent Agile 2016 conference, InfoQ spoke to Dennis Ehle about the evolution of DevOps and the importance of having visibility into how value is delivered over the DevOps pipeline.
“Designing the Requirements: Building Applications that the User Wants and Needs" proposes an alternative way to deliver spot on solutions.
Standardizing Requirements Descriptions on Scrum Projects for Better Development and Testing Quality
Standardizing requirements descriptions on Scrum projects benefit development and testing quality by enablling full coverage, minimizing errors, and facilitating scheduling and requirements changes. 1
The book Liftoff, Second Edition provides practices and insights for chartering teams by understanding needs, building trust, and defining how to interact in the team and align with the organization.
Our efforts to improve software development face the question what to focus on. We can’t be predictable if we are not adaptable. What we really need is to be predictably adaptable.
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