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  • Article Series: Data-Driven Decision Making

    The Data-Driven Decision Making Series provides an overview of how the three main activities in the software delivery - Product Management, Development and Operations - can be supported by data-driven decision making.

  • Data-Driven Decision Making – Product Management with Hypotheses

    The Data-Driven Decision Making Series provides an overview of how the three main activities in the software delivery - Product Management, Development and Operations - can be supported by data-driven decision making. In Product Management, hypotheses can be used to steer the effectiveness of product decisions about feature prioritization.

  • Product Goals, not Sprint Goals

    There is a myth that Sprint Goals are a way to focus Scrum teams towards a common purpose, and without Sprint Goals, teams would end up building a disparate list of Product Backlog Items, every Sprint. This is in fact not only untrue, the reality is the exact opposite, that Sprint Goals are in fact a distraction and would only deliver parts of Product Goals.

  • Author Q&A on the Book Product Takeoff

    In their book Product Liftoff Kamal and Nav explore through examples, stories and practical exercises what it takes to bring a new product from concept to launch, and beyond. They provide tools and techniques that teams and individuals can use to help guide product development and ensure they are solving the right problem, building the right product which addresses real customer needs.

  • Q&A on the Book "Lean Product Management"

    The book “Lean Product Management” by Mangalam Nandakumar is about finding the smartest way to build an Impact Driven Product that can deliver value to customers and meet business outcomes when operating under internal and external constraints.

  • Q&A on the Book The Professional Product Owner

    The book The Professional Product Owner explains what Product Owners can do to become real entrepreneurs who initiate and drive products, and what teams can do to release frequently. It provides ideas and personal anecdotes for effectively applying the Scrum Product Owner role and activities.

  • Q&A on the Book The Pragmatist's Guide to Corporate Lean Strategy

    The book The Pragmatist's Guide to Corporate Lean Strategy explores how to practically adopt lean enterprise and lean startup concepts to turn your company into a lean agile enterprise promoting business agility. It provides examples from companies that have applied these concepts, describes the strategy, best practices, anti-patterns, and gives insights into lean and agile transformations.

  • Q&A on the Book The Startup Way

    The book The Startup Way by Eric Ries explores how large organizations can use startup techniques to innovate and accelerate growth. It provides methods for creating a transformation roadmap towards an entrepreneurial way of working: to experiment and collect data, roll out entrepreneurial ways of working throughout the organization, and tackle the supporting systems like legal, finance, and HR.

  • Telenor’s Stars to Space Stations: An Example of Gate Systems Applied to Product Development

    When Telenor needed to establish a clearer understanding of how to measure progress for early stage product development, they created a different set of KPIs for early stage products based around learning instead of financials. They studied the product phase gate process used by companies such as Microsoft and IBM to develop one that worked for Telenor to make relevant investments.

  • Q&A with Dan Szuc and Jo Wong on Make Meaningful Work

    Raf Gemmail speaks with UX leaders Dan Szuc and Josephine Wong about Make Meaningful Work, a humanistic framework and set of practices born from applying human-centered design to the workplace. Sitting beneath existing methodologies, it enables teams to share and understand character perspectives, in working towards producing impacts which are meaningful to them.

  • Q&A on the Book "Create Your Successful Agile Project"

    The book Create Your Successful Agile Project helps people understand agile approaches and select what could work for them.Too often, teams adopt a framework without understanding the context in which that framework is useful. This book shows how you can use your team’s unique product, context, and people to define a suitable agile approach for your project.

  • Rethinking Lean Startup at a Big Corporate

    To achieve digital transformation, a company can build a "lab" or do it with its capabilities. Michael Nir explains how he coaches such a transformation for a Fortune 100 Insurance Provider Company, the steps and requirements to start, the first achievements, the role of managers and the pitfalls they fell into.

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