Agile Product Management – You Asked, We Answered

280 Group

Bugs are traditionally not estimated because most of the time in fixing a bug is the root cause analysis. General Use of Agile – My perception is that Agile is being? How extensively is Agile being used for non-software products? Agile Product Management

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How to Conduct an Effective Competitive Analysis

ProductPlan

How to Conduct an Effective Competitive Analysis. How to Conduct an Effective Competitive Analysis. Not only does competitive analysis illustrate a product’s strengths and weaknesses in comparison to those from other vendors, it can also inform how to sell and position it.

5 Key Responsibilities of Agile Product Leaders

ProductPlan

What does product leadership look like in an agile context? And, how is it different from leadership in traditional development environments? For the product leaders supporting agile teams, it can be easy to get caught up in the routine of scrums , sprints, and standups.

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4 Development Pitfalls to Avoid with an Agile Growth Strategy

Mixpanel

Throughout his career, Al has focused on helping companies develop and execute digital strategies to grow their business and stay ahead of the curve. Developing a mobile product is a daunting task. If you wait until days before an app launches to implement your growth stack, engineers may need to re-develop the technology and/or take shortcuts to properly pass data back into the different elements of the stack.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

Customizing embedded analytics in this way means thinking about packaging and pricing early in product development cycles. Teams of agile developers race along the product. Develop your user classes by interviewing a representative sample of users within your customer mix.

The Potential of Agile

Tyner Blain

When an executive, too far removed from what makes creating products hard thinks of “agile” as a silver bullet it becomes difficult to manage expectations. It is precisely that potential which inspires not-yet-informed executives to learn about how agile could help them.

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Cosmos versus chaos. Brief guide to development methodologies that improve efficiency.

The Product Coalition

Software development is rarely linear. If the team is unable to successfully manage those processes, it could cause chaos during development, and the customer will face sharp increase in development time and poor quality of work. lean agile xp development scrum

The Best Books on Product Development

The Product Coalition

Here are four product development “schools of thought” and the best books to read on each of them. The Waterfall Method Waterfall describes the traditional, linear product development method: idea, prototype, testing, launch. Product Design and Development ? —?Karl

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Is Agile Really The Best Way to Manage All Projects? A Story of Agile Implementation

The Product Coalition

As a business analyst and expert, I have been involved in various Agile projects. However, one of them was so exceptional that made me doubt if Agile is really the best way to manage all types of projects. The development process was slow and inefficient.

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Q&A with Johanna Rothman on 5 Major Agile Product Traps

Revulytics

The Pragmatic Manager,” identifies five product traps that can reduce the effectiveness and value of your agile projects – and offers actionable solutions. Many agile projects don’t work as well as we hope they will. I often see five major agile product traps: Velocity for estimation.

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The Strategic Role of Product Management when Development goes Agile

Pragmatic Marketing

While software development teams have been moving toward agile methods for years, many product managers are only now becoming aware of it. An agile approach applies collaborative and continuous improvement concepts to software development.

New Product Development Strategy – From Idea to Commercialization

Craft.io

When it comes to successful new product development, productivity is key. Entrepreneurs seeking to remain relevant, efficacious and profitable must continuously conceive and develop new products that not only make it to the market, but also deliver great value to target audience members.

True North: Managing Long-Term Roadmap Needs with Agility

Pragmatic Marketing

So, how do you reconcile the needs of projecting a long-term product plan with the reality of a constantly changing market, especially when you use an agile approach like scrum? Agile Loves Roadmaps and Plans. Agile and scrum don’t discourage the creation of a product roadmap. To quote the agile guru Mary Poppendieck: “Agile hates plans, but loves planning.”. Managing the unknown requires agility. 5 Tips for Managing the Agile Product Roadmap.

New Product Development Strategy – From Idea to Commercialization

Craft.io

When it comes to successful product development, productivity is key. Entrepreneurs seeking to remain relevant, efficacious and profitable must continuously conceive and develop new products that not only make it to the market, but also deliver great value to target audience members.

Go Agile With Market-Driven User Stories

Pragmatic Marketing

For some product people, agile makes articulating requirements even harder. And so I believe that agile is an opportunity to connect to the market, strengthen product requirements and get buy-in. This activity will give you qualitative data that you can validate quantitatively through surveys and market analysis. Prior to development, we spent months interviewing potential and existing customers to discover the problems with our existing tool.

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Product Manager and Product Owner; SiriusDecisions Webcasts; BPMA Competitive Analysis Workshop

Good Product Manager

As more organizations adopt and look to optimize agile development approaches, one of the questions that is most pressing relates to roles and responsibilities — specifically, about how the role of product owner compares to the role of product manager. In my post on the SiriusDecisions blog — appropriately titled Product Manager vs. Product Owner in Agile: One Person or Two? — This is an area that is on the minds of many product managers working in agile environments.

Adapting to Agile with John Feeley – Masters of Product Management

Sequent Learning

All companies want to act with agility and compete more aggressively in the battle for the hearts and minds of customers. Yet, large companies that are shifting to rapid or agile development continue to struggle with complexity, role definition, and adaptation to agile methods.

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Product Manager and Product Owner; SiriusDecisions Webcasts; BPMA Competitive Analysis Workshop

Good Product Manager

As more organizations adopt and look to optimize agile development approaches, one of the questions that is most pressing relates to roles and responsibilities — specifically, about how the role of product owner compares to the role of product manager. In my post on the SiriusDecisions blog — appropriately titled Product Manager vs. Product Owner in Agile: One Person or Two? — This is an area that is on the minds of many product managers working in agile environments.

Storyboarding and Flow Diagrams

Actuation Consulting

We will take a close look at the Competitive Analysis Matrix and its uses, advantages, and disadvantages in the product development process. Agile Business Analysis Innovation Product Management product manager Product Marketing Product Owner Product Teams Project Management Take Charge Product Management User Experience actuation consulting flow diagram greg geracie product development product owner product team storyboarding

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Product Backlog Management – 10 Tips for Product Managers

280 Group

A product backlog is an essential component for your Agile development team. It is a set of requirements received from business and formulated into development tasks. The higher priority an item is, the sooner a developer team will work on it. Agile Product Management

Good Enough

Tyner Blain

With the current mind share enjoyed by Lean Startup and minimally viable products (MVP), there is far too much shallow analysis from people jumping on the bandwagon of good ideas without fully understanding the ideas. MVP is an experimentation process, not a product development process.

From Customer Interview to Business Breakthrough

Mind the Product

As head of product management at UncommonGoods, I have used the wish list redesign and its success to demonstrate the value of customer feedback, data analysis, and iterative development.

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Problem Scenarios as a Device

Actuation Consulting

This method focuses on the people who may use the products being considered for development. Business Analysis Innovation Marketing positioning statement Product Management product manager Product Marketing Product Owner Product Teams Project Management Take Charge Product Management User Experience Agile greg geracie problem scenario product development product management product teamLast week we looked at Personas as a means of product concept investigation.

Pursuing the Right Product Ideas or Features

Actuation Consulting

How does the estimated cost of development compare to the size of the. Business Analysis Marketing Product Management product manager Product Marketing Product Owner Product Teams Project Management Scrum Take Charge Product Management Uncategorized User Experience Voice of the Customer Agile product development Product ideas product management project managementWhether your product team is large or small, you have a limited amount of resources.

Technical Debt and Product Success

Roman Pichler

To understand if and to what extent your product is affected by technical debt, talk to the development team, for example, in the next sprint retrospective. I find that development team members usually have a good understanding where issues in the architecture and code are.

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Combining Classical and Agile Product Management

All About Product Management

I was asked to present, at an interview, on how I see the role of the product manager working in an agile scrum environment. The key areas that I highlighted were: Scope and responsibilities of the product manager in scrum Typical product management activities in scrum A typical day in the life of the agile product manager The agile product management framework A case study – the benefits See full presentation below. Agile PM interviews Product Manager

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Effective Agile Product Management Through Automation - Webinar

Pragmatic Marketing

Sometimes it seems that agile development is an end run around effective product planning and market analysis. Yet the benefits of a more responsive and productive product development team are too significant to ignore. Watch "Effective Agile Product Management Through Automation". It also can undermine product positioning and roadmapping.

To 10x Your Profits Start With Retrospectives

The Secret PM Handbook

So I share this little bit of research with them: In a meta-analysis of 46 studies on debriefs (also called after action reviews or lessons learned), Scott Tannenbaum and Christopher Cerasoli found that when appropriately conducted, debriefs can lead to a 20-25% average improvement in performance.

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Managing Products that Lose Money

ProductPlan

One needs to be sure about the ROI of this marketing expense, and CLV/CAC analysis is one way of assessing whether this strategy may make sense.”. Product Management Product Strategy Agile & Development

Product Discovery or Product Delivery: How do you Decide?

Mind the Product

In the end, not only is the tracking system and sign-up conversion analysis incomplete, but the founders are upset and you have lost the trust of your team. You go back to your team and lead a discussion about the tracking and data analysis expected of you.

Product Owner Survival Camp

Tyner Blain

Iterative and incremental development of solutions can bring these two worlds together. What we need is a survival guide – a set of principles, tools, and techniques; learned and applied in a two-day “camp” with industry-leading experts in agile product management and product ownership.

Training and Return on Investment

Agile Velocity

Leaders and managers know the development and training of their employees is critical to the growth and success of their organization. Exhaustive research by Dr. Laurie Bassi, a human capital analysis specialist, found that training and development has a 300% return on investment.

To 10x Your Profits Start With Retrospectives

The Secret PM Handbook

So I share this little bit of research with them: In a meta-analysis of 46 studies on debriefs (also called after action reviews or lessons learned), Scott Tannenbaum and Christopher Cerasoli found that when appropriately conducted, debriefs can lead to a 20-25% average improvement in performance.

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To 10x Your Profits Start With Retrospectives

The Secret PM Handbook

So I share this little bit of research with them: In a meta-analysis of 46 studies on debriefs (also called after action reviews or lessons learned), Scott Tannenbaum and Christopher Cerasoli found that when appropriately conducted, debriefs can lead to a 20-25% average improvement in performance.

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Backlog Refinement Takes You from Vision to Value

bpma ProductHub

Backlog refinement prepares your backlog for development. We find that Product Owners and development teams need advanced skills and training in backlog refinement. Refinement assumes that the product owner collaborate with the development team to order the backlog based on value.

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