Agile Beyond Software

280 Group

I recently attended a meeting of the Silicon Valley Agile Leadership Network on the topic Agile Beyond Software. The speaker was Jeanne Bradford, her talk was based on her experience developing customized Agile processes for hardware companies. Agile Product Management Agile

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Owning Agile by Jeff Patton

Mind the Product

Bashing agile is in vogue at the moment, so when veteran product manager and product design evangelist Jeff Patton suggested it as a topic for his keynote talk at MTP Engage I jumped at it. If the audience was expecting a speech which shot down agile methodologies, they were wrong.

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Agile Product Management – You Asked, We Answered

280 Group

General Use of Agile – My perception is that Agile is being? How extensively is Agile being used for non-software products? Agile, which is really empirical process control, has been embraced well beyond the software world. Agile Product Management

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Agile Marketing Using Scrum

280 Group

Many people in the technology world mistakenly believe that Agile is something new, but it really isn’t. Agile Marketing With Development Using Agile innovation for software development may help accelerate and optimize completion of a product.

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More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

Lean, Agile, & Design Thinking by Jeff Gothelf

Mind the Product

When you have one team learning Agile, another learning Lean, and yet another learning Design Thinking, how are you supposed to get to alignment? Jeff takes us through the basics of the three main frameworks – Agile, Lean, and Design Thinking – and then gives us a set of principles that can help us effectively meld them together. What is Agile Really About? The concept of Agile came out of frustration at the way software was delivered.

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Agile physical product development?

CONTACT Software

My last blog post was about teams that only become really agile through experience. Today, the focus is on the challenges that agility brings to engineering. Almost 20 years after the Agile Manifesto, agile software development has become widely accepted.

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How Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile Work Together by Jonny Schneider

Mind the Product

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, Jonny Schneider, Product Strategy and Design Principal at ThoughtWorks, discusses how using all of design thinking, agile, and lean means we can build better products. Agile – helps us to build the thing right.

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Tesla Agile Development: Product Management at its Best

280 Group

Tesla Agile Development: Version 8.0 The post Tesla Agile Development: Product Management at its Best appeared first on 280 Group Product Management. Agile Product Management Agile Cool Products FeaturesSoftware and Product Management at its best.

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How To Talk To Your Executives About Agile

The Secret PM Handbook

People have asked me “How can I get my execs to support an agile transformation? Reframe the Agile conversation around value. Don’t talk about scrum or methodologies or the Agile Manifesto. These two ideas are often munged together in agile discussions.

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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.

When you Look but Don’t see: Agile as Performance

Mind the Product

Fast forward a few weeks to Mind the Product Singapore’s conference, and Jeff Gothelf’s brilliant keynote speech titled Lean, Agile, & Design Thinking: Principles over Process. Like me with my fake mirror checks when I couldn’t have told you the color the car behind me, many product managers “perform” agile. Simple Values of Agile and Lean. That’s what Agile and Lean actually mean to teams.

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Achieving Business Process Agility in Product Enterprises

Spice Catalyst

Example of such changes include: Shift in customer requirements and expectations… Agile Product Market Strategy Bootcamp Business Process Agility

Agile in Every Department: Agile HR

Agile Velocity

Before you get started, don’t forget to check out part one of this series, Agile in Every Department: Agile Marketing. There are two ways to view Agile HR: Using Agile to develop and manage people Using Agile to better manage work, teams, and structure.

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Deconstructing Being Agile

The Product Coalition

Has the spirit of being agile been lost behind a mountain of rules? Agile vs. Being Agile Agile became popular shortly after ‘The Agile Software Development Manifesto ’ was published in 2001. This is why one-size-fits-all Agile solutions are a bad idea.

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How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

Teams of agile developers race along the product. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 1 Customize to Monetize: The Strategic Way to Create Tiered Offerings.

Where I Think “Agile” is Headed, Part 1: Do You Need an Agile Approach?

Johanna Rothman

I spoke at Agile 2019 last week. Here are my thoughts and where I think the “agile” industry is headed. Problems I See with “Agile” Here's a summary of problems I saw last week: Too many people think “agile” will solve all their problems. “Agile” is a silver bullet and will fix everything—as long as the teams do it. Too many people think “agile” is what teams do.

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Geographically Distributed Agile Teams Webinar Dec 17, 2019

Johanna Rothman

I'm stoked to do a webinar with Tom Henrickson, 8 Principles for Successful Distributed Agile Teams. Register here: 8 Principles for Successful Distributed Agile Teams. agile MPD From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams geographically distributed teams

Why Agile Marketing is the Key to Successful Products

280 Group

Can Agile Marketing give you an edge? The post Why Agile Marketing is the Key to Successful Products appeared first on 280 Group Product Management. Product Marketing Agile Market Research Methodology WebinarThis is a guest post by John Armstrong, CMO, Zettaset.

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When is “Agile Scaling” the Answer?

Johanna Rothman

At the Influential Agile Leader workshop earlier this year, I led a session about scaling and how you might think about it. I asked if any of the teams succeeded at using an agile approach at the team level. I explained how in Agile and Lean Program Management.).

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How To Build Data-Informed Products

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Director, iridion

Agile In Every Department: Agile Marketing

Agile Velocity

It’s 2019, and Agile has officially transitioned from a software development methodology to a mindset designed for entire organizations. Agile can help teams get on track, own their outcomes, and work toward accomplishing clear goals and objectives.

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Faking Agile Metrics

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: Faking Agile Metrics?—?An An Eye-Opening Exercise Imagine you’re a Scrum Master and the line manager of your team believes that the best sign for a successful agile transformation is a steady increase in the Scrum Team’s velocity. Cooking the Agile Books?—?A

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How To Talk To Your Executives About Agile

The Secret PM Handbook

People have asked me “How can I get my execs to support an agile transformation? Reframe the Agile conversation around value. Don’t talk about scrum or methodologies or the Agile Manifesto. These two ideas are often munged together in agile discussions.

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Packing for the Yellow Agile Brick Road: 5 Tips for A Successful Transition to Agile

Agile Velocity

Your organization has made the commitment to experiment with Agile or to go whole hog and do a “rip-the-band-aid-off” transformation. During this transition to Agile, you may be wondering, “What are we really in for?” . It is important that you learn the principles, values, and practices of an Agile way of working. This article is about the more elusive, yet essential things, you’ll need to take with you on your Agile journey. Change and transition to Agile.

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

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

“Leadership Agility” Presented at Agile Leadership Fest 2019

Agile Velocity

Leadership AgilityAgile Leadership Fest 2019 from Agile Velocity. In this workshop at Agile Leadership Fest, David Hawks discussed key mindset shifts leaders need to make to thrive in this new world. Key Takeaways from “Leadership Agility”. The post “Leadership Agility” Presented at Agile Leadership Fest 2019 appeared first on Agile Velocity. What got you here as a leader is not going to get you to the next level.

5 Agile Trends We’re Seeing in 2019

Agile Velocity

2019 is our ninth year as a company and marks over 15 years of my personal work with clients as they transition to Agile. Throughout our time as a team, we’ve identified many key issues and problems that affect companies on their Path to Agility. Agile is expanding outside of IT.

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HR Agility: An Example From Silicon Labs

Agile Velocity

? ?. Is HR Agile a thing? . After spending two days learning about empirical process, Agile, and the Scrum framework, she began to see how it can be applied to her role as a Sr. Listen to Juliet Hooten and Samantha Wiseman discuss how they use Agile in HR at Silicon Labs.

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Announcing Agile 2.0.0 – The Newest and Bestest Agile Ever

Modus Create

Modus is pleased to announce Agile 2.0.0 We have taken agile to the power of two by applying Agile to Agile, and eliminating all the waste in software development. Those things always get in the way, so Agile 2.0.0 It’s important in Agile 2.0.0 So Agile 2.0.0

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Agile Metrics Survey 2020 Design

The Product Coalition

The Agile Metrics?—?Who The Agile Metrics Survey 2020 Design: Usually, we start an initiative or project by defining what success would look like and how we would learn that we are successful. Support the design of the Agile Metrics Survey 2020 by submitting your suggestions here.

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“Agile Coaching” Is Not the Goal

Johanna Rothman

I've met a number of agile coaches recently. Even though the client asked for agile coaching, that might not be what the client needs. Because consultants and coaches and agile approaches need to prove they offer value and find some quick wins.). It's not agile coaching.

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How Agile Development Impacts Speed and Scalability

The Product Coalition

The agile methodology framework is one such methodology that uplifts the game of every software development company. Most software development companies these days use agile methodology to develop their applications as they are aware of how effective and reliable the approach is.

Agile Movers & Shakers (2): Diana Larsen

The Product Coalition

Agile Movers & Shakers: Diana Larsen’s Questionnaire Please describe what you do in 280 characters : “On my best days, I contribute to the growing and strengthening the practices of agile coaches and teams through as many channels as possible.” What brought you to ‘agile?’ “In

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How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Agile Project Kickoffs

Johanna Rothman

Now that agile teams stay together, we can change the kickoff to more project-specific work. I wrote an article several years ago, Keys to Chartering an Agile Project. In Create Your Successful Agile Project , I suggested a reframe for the charter. Many new-to-agile-thinking teams want everything defined upfront. When agile teams charter their work, they are more likely to create their successful agile project.

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Agile Died While You Were Doing Your Standup

Mind the Product

Despite the successes Agile has brought us, it’s time to take the things we have learned from Agile and move on. Like the technology we use to build the products we love ages and gets left behind, Agile has died while we were perfecting our standup. Agile isn’t to blame for this.

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“HR Agility” Presented at ATX HR June 2019 Meetup

Agile Velocity

?. HR Agility – ATX HR June 2019 from Agile Velocity. At ATX HR, David Hawks discussed how HR agility enables focus, innovation, engaged workers, adaptability, and happy customers. . Key Takeaways from “HR Agility”: An understanding of the current state of the global marketplace . Why an organizational-wide mindset shift is required to support Agile teams . How Agile practices and values can attract and retain top talent.

Design Thinking With Agility

ProductCraft

Read more » The post Design Thinking With Agility appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo. “We make products prettier when we could be solving customer’s needs and generating real value.” – Braden Kowitz We couldn’t agree more with Braden Kotwitz’s perspective on designers.

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5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group