Remote Agile (9): A Cheat Sheet for Remote Agile Event Planning

The Product Coalition

Remote Agile Event Planning?—?a My solution to this challenge is going the extra mile regarding the remote agile event planning. We cannot deal with firewall, VPN- or general networking issues once the big event starts.) I describe the schedule of the upcoming event: starting and end times as well as planned breaks. After the introduction, we explore Mural, as we will use this online whiteboard during the remote agile event to visualize our work. (To

AGILE OR FRAGILE

The Product Coalition

Is your team Agile or Fragile? designed using: canva.com With the massive increase in the number of products launched in the past decade, a lot of organizations have adopted the AGILE approach as a system of managing their processes. Agile involves an approach of development in which the requirements and solution of a project involve the collaborative effort of self-organized and cross-functional teams. Agile suggests that the voice of all the stakeholders be heard.

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Agile Across the Organization; Product Management Events this Spring

Good Product Manager

Survey: The State of Agile Across the Organization. I’m conducting some research related to the current state of agile adoption within b-to-b organizations — please take 10 minutes to take part in this survey. My SiriusDecisions colleague Cristina De Martini and I are looking at agile adoption — not just within product management, but across multiple functions/departments including marketing and sales. Product Management Events This Spring.

Remote Agile Transitions

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: Remote Agile Transitions We are used to saying the Scrum is a perfect probe for organizations, as it will reliably discover all dysfunctionalities. Since the pandemic has forced many of us to work remotely, this unique capability has been kicked into overdrive regarding remote agile transitions. Here are my top-10 challenges of organizational change that remote Agile has made more urgent to address than ever before. ?? Remote Agile Transitions?—?The

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4 Myths About Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe)

Agile Velocity

Scaled Agile Framework or SAFe ® is the most popular and far-reaching of the Agile scaling frameworks out there. Scaled Agile Framework is prescriptive! The documentation available at Scaled Agile clearly highlights this dynamic. . Scaled Agile Framework is heavyweight.

How to plan a virtual event – even when your team is remote

Miro

How to plan a virtual event – even when your team is remoteYou suddenly need to organize a virtual event in a matter of days, but your team – and possibly your audience – is all remote. How can you be agile and quickly transition to remote planning for a large virtual event? The post How to plan a virtual event – even when your team is remote appeared first on MiroBlog | A blog by Miro

Remote Agile (Part 1)

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: Remote Agile, Part 1: Practices & Tools for Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, and Product Owners Agile has always been about colocation, about direct communication, physical boards, and all the other haptic and analog moments to create value in the digital realm. So, let’s dive into the particularities of practicing remote Agile with distributed teams. General Tips Remote Agile cannot be reduced to running a Retrospective in Zoom, sharing your screen.

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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. In this miniseries, I’ll highlight trends within four core departments and how leaders can implement Agile to eliminate bottlenecks and waste, increase throughput, and create predictable and empowered teams. Events management.

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Remote Agile (Part 5): Retrospectives

The Product Coalition

The latter does not rule out utilizing other techniques from the agile toolbox, and there are plenty of those available on Retromat or Tasty Cupcakes.) Antipatterns of Remote Agile Retrospectives There are plenty of Retrospective anti-patterns in general.

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Remote Agile (Part 2)

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: Remote Agile (Part 2): Virtual Liberating Structures Last week, we addressed basic practices and tools of remote agile with distributed teams. Generally, Liberating Structures are well suited to improve the level of engagement among participants of Scrum events, thus stimulating the kind of outcomes that are necessary to create learning organizations. Learn more : Remote Agile: Virtual Liberating Structures?—?Live

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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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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. Apparently, not faking agile metrics, or being transparent in this case, does not seem to be valued here.) Cooking the Agile Books?—?A Faking agile metrics can become significantly more subtle. Faking Agile Metrics?—?Examples

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Troubleshooting Agile – Jeffrey Fredrick & Douglas Squirrel on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Jeffrey Fredrick and Douglas Squirrel know this well, and their new book Agile Conversations , focuses on the five critical conversations you’ll have and how to perfect them. Lily also founded ProductTank in Bristol, the Product Managers’ meetup with regular events and talks on Product now with 800+ members and growing. The post Troubleshooting Agile – Jeffrey Fredrick & Douglas Squirrel on The Product Experience appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Athens, 21 Sept: Agile Summit Greece

Mironov Consulting

Agile Greece Summit is the largest agile conference in Southern Europe. We need to broaden our agile vocabulary to include real validation (aka discovery, customer development, Jobs To Be Done, design thinking, design sprints) rather than only delivery and velocity, so that we build the right things. Agile Featured Events Leadership Lean Market Thinking Product Management Requirements Strategy Upcoming Events agile discovery product manager product owner validation value

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How to Create an Agile Community of Practice

The Product Coalition

TL;DR: Creating an Agile Community of Practice Creating an agile community of practice helps winning hearts and minds within the organization as it provides authenticity to the agile transition?—?signaling Read more to learn how to get your agile community going even without a dedicated budget and how to make it work with distributed teams. ?? Join the 25th Hands-on Agile meetup on August 20, 2020, to explore the virtual Ecocycle Planning. Agile Experiments ??

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Helping Product Managers Triumph in Agile: What to Do When Sales Wants to Change Your Roadmap; Spring 2018 Events

Good Product Manager

In the meantime, I’ve been busy blogging… Helping Product Managers Triumph in an Agile World: The SiriusDecisions Agile Engine for Product Management. Many product management leaders in organizations that use agile as a product development process express that they’re challenged to get their people to not just act as product owners in an agile/scrum sense, but as product managers who are responsible for the overall commercial success of the product.

Top Product Management Leadership Priorities For 2020; Working Better with Sales and Marketing Leaders; Spring Events

Good Product Manager

Upcoming Product Management Events this Spring. My schedule is filling up with some good events this spring. for this 9th annual event which I help organize. SiriusDecisions Summit (May 3-6, 2020): Our big annual event will be back in Austin, TX for the second year. It’s the must-attend event for 3500+ b-to-b product, marketing and sales leaders in the most well-respected, high-performing companies in the world today.

Live Stream Recording “The Biggest Missed Opportunity: Focusing On Agile Things Instead Of Business Outcomes”

Agile Velocity

Did you know Amazon doesn’t even use standard Agile practices and vocabulary? Yet, they are arguably the most agile and successful organizations in the world. . It’s not about doing Agile. It’s about gaining capabilities that drive results from Agile like happy customers, market responsiveness, engaged employees, etc. . On November 7th, we hosted an event all about achieving these results from Agile.

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April 22: ‘How Agile + Product Management helps build the RIGHT things the RIGHT Way’ (SF)

Mironov Consulting

What: “ Gateway to Agile ” Meetup. Topic: “Product Management Helps Us Build the RIGHT Things; Agile Helps Us To Build Things RIGHT” When: April 22, 6pm-830pm. We rarely address actual customer value and measurable business outcomes in our agile conversations — instead offering up story points and internal vanity metrics. Agile Upcoming Events agile customer thinking economics organizations product management scrum validation

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Remote Agile (Part 4): Anti-Patterns

The Product Coalition

TL; DR: Remote Agile Anti-Patterns?—?Pitfalls Pitfalls Successful Distributed Teams Avoid We started this series on remote agile with looking into practices and tools, followed by delving into virtual Liberating Structures, and how to master Zoom. This fourth article now addresses basic remote agile anti-patterns?—?the The organization is not doubling down on transferring or preserving its culture in a remote agile environment. (My Remote Agile Training?—?A

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Agile Movers & Shakers (1): Viktor Cessan

The Product Coalition

The Agile Movers & Shakers Interview with Viktor Cessan Welcome to the Agile Movers & Shakers interview series. In the 14 years since he started working with Agile methodologies, he has helped companies such as Spotify, H&M, King, Avanza Bank, Telenor, and Sony Ericsson work more effectively. He specializes in working with executive teams to help implement company-wide agile transformation. What brought you to ‘agile?’ “I

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Getting Value from Product Enhancements; Good MVPs; Upcoming Product Management Events

Good Product Manager

Product Management Events in the Next Two Weeks. Our big annual event (in Austin, TX this year!) It’s the must-attend event for 3500+ b-to-b product, marketing and sales leaders in the most well-respected, high-performing companies in the world today. Great tips from @bethcaplow for #prodmktg (and #prodmgmt !) — 3 Ways to Avoid the Tug of War Between #Agile Development and #Product Launches [link] — Jeff Lash (@jefflash) April 1, 2019.

Product Management in 2017; Upcoming Events for Fall 2016

Good Product Manager

Upcoming Events for Fall 2016. My schedule for the fall is pretty full — here’s a few of the featured events where you can find me in the coming months: SiriusDecisions 2016 Summit Europe : September 26-27 in London. I’ll be presenting on Applying Agile: How It Can Help and When It Doesn’t. I don't remember the #agile manifesto talking about valuing pessimism over blame… [link] pic.twitter.com/PDWt7GB7Nw.

Product Management in 2017; Upcoming Events for Fall 2016

Good Product Manager

Upcoming Events for Fall 2016. My schedule for the fall is pretty full — here’s a few of the featured events where you can find me in the coming months: SiriusDecisions 2016 Summit Europe : September 26-27 in London. I’ll be presenting on Applying Agile: How It Can Help and When It Doesn’t. I don't remember the #agile manifesto talking about valuing pessimism over blame… https://t.co/ZKl772oREx

April 5/Dublin: Product Managers, Product Owners, Scalable Agile Product Models

Mironov Consulting

We’ll have a half hour to talk about product managers, product owners and scalable models for agile product teams. Agile Events 2017 Lean Market Thinking Product Management Strategy agile leadership lean market input product owner strategy success metricsWhat: Product Tank Dublin. When: April 5, 630pm. Where: dogpatch/CHQ , Dublin. Registration.

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Zombie Agility & 3 Antidotes to Eradicate Infection In Your Organization – Part 3

Agile Velocity

In the previous articles of this series, I covered the first and second antidotes to Zombie Agility, the regular and generous application of compelling Business Outcomes and ensuring your change agents aren’t already infected. Antidote #3: Build healthy teams with strong capabilities to easily repel future Zombie Agility attacks. Zombie Agility is lazy. Zombie Agility will get a whiff of teams working hard to develop those capabilities and will move to the next victim.

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Podcast: Technically Speaking About Agile Product Management

Mironov Consulting

Agile Events 2016 Market Thinking Product ManagementCaryn Tomer & John Hartmann brought their Technically Speaking Podcast to Agile2016 in Atlanta.

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Planning for 2019; Product Management Podcasts; Upcoming Events You Can Find Me At

Good Product Manager

I recently was a guest on two different product management podcasts, and it’s a complete coincidence I guess that both of them are hosted by guys named Eric: On The Schmidt List podcast , I talked with host Eric Schmidt about topics including the role of the product manager and why there’s often a lack of clarity, how agile is impacting product management, and some trends in tools and technology for product managers. ” Upcoming Product Management Events.

Webinar Recap – Organizational Agility: How to Take Agile Beyond the Team Level

Agile Velocity

Why Organizational Agility is Necessary. A mbiguous – Lack of clarity of the meaning of events. Organizational agility allows you to respond quickly to this unpredictable world. What is Organizational Agility? Organizational agility focuses on leadership teamwork and the alignment of every part of the organization around a shared understanding of major vision, goals, and working principles in order to deliver value quickly and efficiently. . Summary.

Remote Agile (Part 6): Sprint Planning with Distributed Teams

The Product Coalition

A Remote Sprint Planning with a Distributed Team We started this series on remote agile with looking into practices and tools, followed by exploring virtual Liberating Structures, and how to master Zoom. We had a look at common remote agile anti-patterns, and we analyzed remote Retrospectives based on Liberating Structures. Alternatively, join 7,400-plus peers of the Slack team “Hands-on Agile” for free. liberating-structures agile remote-working scrum sprint-planning

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Remote Agile (Part 6): Sprint Planning with Distributed Teams

The Product Coalition

Remote Agile (Part 7): Sprint Review with Distributed Teams TL; DR: A Remote Sprint Review with a Distributed Team We started this series on remote agile with looking into practices and tools; we explored virtual Liberating Structures, and how to master Zoom. We had a look at common remote agile anti-patterns, and we analyzed remote Retrospectives and Sprint Plannings based on Liberating Structures. They do not understand the importance of the Sprint Review event.

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Is Agile Product Development Right for Your Team?

The Product Coalition

OK, everybody knows Agile is one of the best product methodologies out there. Well, for those who are unsure about what Agile Product Development means, this post will refresh their memory first. Indeed, it has been a while since Agile was first popularized by a manifesto from product developers. The true question is: is Agile product development right for your team? The Origins of Agile Product Development Product Development is a vital part of business.

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Agile is dead: SCRUM implementation survival guide

The Product Coalition

Agile is dead: SCRUM implementation survival guide | BraveGeeks by Yuri Mediakov, PM at BraveGeeks Team Photo by Frode Myklebust on Unsplash Dave Thomas, one of the creators of the Agile Manifesto, has declared Agile as dead, stating that the values of being agile have been totally lost behind the implementation. In recent years, a barrage of criticism has come down upon Agile, as well as on Scrum, one of its most popular implementations. “It

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ONE THING on Awesome Agile Retrospectives

Product Culture

Here are some slides from a talk I gave at Agile New England on the subject. Events OKRs: I'll be leading a group workshop on Objectives & Key Results at the Mind the Product online conference on July 13-15. Most of us can remember a time where it felt great to be on a team: everyone was on the same wavelength and you were happy and hyperproductive. How to replicate it? One way is to run what I call an Awesomeness Retrospective. It’s easy to gloss over retrospectives.

Roadmaps vs. Agile Development?

Product Culture

I've never felt there was an inherent conflict between using an agile approach to development and having a high-level roadmap. I'll be leading a workshop on roadmapping with an agile bent at the MVP Conference in Arlington, VA May 18-19. I had a great conversation with Elliot Volkman about agile approaches to roadmapping, as a warm up to the conference. Agile Events Roadmaps

Nulab Drinking Code Sept – Agile Development

Nulab

Sign up to become a NuSpace member and get updates on our events in Singapore! In September, our Nulab Drinking Code meetup in Singapore featured the theme of Agile and we invited three speakers from different industries to share their knowledge and experience of Agile in their respective fields. The speakers were: Isman Tanuri, Marketing & Business Agility Trainer and Coach at Elisan Partners. Talk 3: Agile Product Ownership – by Michelle Loke.

The Many Flavors Of Agile: What’s The Right One For Your Team? | Bethany Pagels-Minor, Apple | BoS USA 2018

Business of Software Conference

Agile methodology sounds confusing and difficult, but Bethany Pagels-Minor breaks it down to bite-size slices of delicious cakes that will will help every team work better, communicate better, and provide better returns. Bethany has been a firm believer in agile for many years and has been bringing the joy of lean, kanban, and scrum to the workplaces of many through thoughtful and direct communication and consultation. Upcoming Events. Agile Evaluation Criteria.

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Webinar Recap – Scaling Agility: 5 Practices to Get Your Organization Started

Agile Velocity

Webinar: Scaling Agility: 5 Practices to Get Your Organization Started from Agile Velocity. In this webinar, Mike and Bryan discussed different tactics and practices that organizations can take as they begin to scale agility across the organization. There are a number of really good Agile scaling frameworks out there–SAFe, DAD, LeSS, Enterprise Scrum, etc. 5 Practices to Start Scaling Agile. Questions from 5 Practices to Begin Scaling Agility Webinar.

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.

The competitive advantage of BPMA sponsored groups

bpma ProductHub

An Agile Product Open meetup recap. By Lisa Sieverts – The BPMA sponsors many different groups that provide practical educational and workshop type events. These events empower our membership with the knowledge and skills necessary to improve their current work or further advance their careers in product management. The Agile Product Open meetup is one such group that is dedicated to advancing the principles and practices of product management.