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How to Achieve a Successful Agile Transformation

280 Group

You’ve decided to move to Agile product development. Before you pop open the Champagne, here’s the bad news : 47% of Agile transformations fail. Cargo-Cultism – Agile is installed, not instilled . Command-and-Controlism – Agile teams are using a Waterfall process . Agile Scapegoatism – The process is weaponized .

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Agile vs. Roadmaps — Ending the Battle [+Webinar]

280 Group

Sign up for our October 15th webinar, Unlocking a More Strategic Product Roadmap using Agile , to learn more in-depth about taking your product roadmap to the next level using Agile. For the last 10 years or so, we’ve followed some version of Agile: SCRUM, Kanban, or another customized form of Agile methodology.

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SUNDAY REWIND: 8 lessons for adopting agile by Jonathan Smart

Mind the Product

Jonathan Smart, Business Agility Coach and Author, shared some key lessons on ways of working by adopting agile to deliver better value, sooner, safer, and happier, offering lessons in creating an outcome-focused product culture. Read on to hear his eight key lessons.

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Unpacking Business Agility

Agile Velocity

I recently had the pleasure of having a conversation with Pam Ashby, a strategist at the Agile Business Consortium , to explore the world of Business Agility. Business Agility is a topic that’s been gaining momentum and for a good reason. What is Business Agility?

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Resilient Machine Learning with MLOps

As a result, many organizations are seeking new ways to overcome challenges — to be agile and rapidly respond to constant change. Today’s economy is under pressure from inflation, rising interest rates, and disruptions in the global supply chain. We do not know what the future holds.

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Agile Execution: How To Overcome the Limitations

The Product Coalition

How to bridge the gap between responsible investment and the non-deterministic outcomes from agile execution. Continue reading on Product Coalition »

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Why designers fail to integrate into Agile teams

UX Planet

Prescriptive Agile frameworks make it hard for designers to add valuable contributions to the team. Desperate to find an alternative to our ineffective process, I stumbled upon Agile and it blew my mind. But in my new Agile team, I was designing fragments that felt incomplete. In 2011 I was a UX Designer in a design studio.

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

As a senior software leader, you spend much of your time trying to optimize your team's performance – from increasing delivery rate and velocity to reducing defect rates and waste. To do this, you've learned a wide variety of techniques and methodologies - SCRUM, Kanban, TDD, DevOps, self-organized teams, and much more.

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

Importance of agility and iterative processes. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand. In this session, we will discuss how to design, develop, and implement successful dashboards. Dashboard design do’s and don’ts. Where to start the journey.

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How Can We Stop Under Utilizing a Key User Experience Champion?

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant as he discusses how we can educate and equip our QA/QC process to forge champions of customer experience. Despite this, those building the product itself are often detached from their customers, leading to a gap between vision and execution on the most practical metrics.

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Run a Business, Not a Backlog

Speaker: John Mecke, Managing Director of DevelopmentCorporate, Jon Gatrell, Principal Partner at Market Driven Business

In today’s Agile world, product managers are expected to be leaders in market knowledge, strategy, organizational enablement, etc. The role of a product manager has evolved significantly over the past 20 years. Numerical literacy is a key skill for effective product managers.

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The 3 Principles that Lead to Better Collaboration Between Design and Product Management Teams

Speaker: Felix Watson Jr., Product Manager at Google, and Terrell Cobb, Designer at Microsoft

As more product teams adopt agile working styles, poor collaboration between Design and Product Management can harm a team’s ability to create consumer and business value.

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How To Build Data-Informed Products

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Director, iridion

Tim Herbig will share his hands-on approach to working with analytics in agile product management. Do you just do it anyway, because your company's product culture requires that you have those numbers? Tim will discuss the line between being data-informed versus data-driven.

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From Project to Product: Don't You Dare Mess With Planning

Speaker: Anne Steiner, Vice President of Product and Technology at Cprime

Some in the agile community have resisted the need for planning, while others have simply encouraged planning in shorter cycles. We dislike it because to get it right, we need to accurately predict the future, a largely impossible task.

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More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

We all strive to be effective Agile leaders. Join Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, as he distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Adapt your implementation of Agile to your industry context. But how do you know if you're succeeding?