The Secret Product Management Framework

The Secret PM Handbook

One of the most challenging questions about product management has been – in my experience – “What is Product Management?”. In this post, I share a simple model or framework to answer this question. We’re called “product” managers. Agile development methodologies.

The Secret Product Management Framework

The Secret PM Handbook

One of the most challenging questions about product management has been – in my experience – “What is Product Management?”. In this post, I share a simple model or framework to answer this question. We’re called “product” managers. Agile development methodologies.

Are Agile Frameworks Dominating the Software Product Management Landscape?

Proficientz – Product Management University

Some days it feels like Agile frameworks are dictating how product management is done. At a minimum, they seem to be dominating the product management narrative in the software industry. On the other hand, when product management and Agile are 100% complementary, the end result is solutions that make customers better at whatever they do. . Let’s call a spade a spade – Agile is not a product management framework.

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? There are so many frameworks and tools to choose from, so how do you make them work in the real world? Jeff takes us through the basics of the three main frameworksAgile, Lean, and Design Thinking – and then gives us a set of principles that can help us effectively meld them together.

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This Framework Gives You Product Management Super Powers

The Secret PM Handbook

The Secret Product Management Framework. Finally writing down the Secret Product Management Framework was a revelation for me. It put all the activities I do as a product manager into perspective. In this article, I tie the older posts to the framework.

This Framework Gives You Product Management Super Powers

The Secret PM Handbook

The Secret Product Management Framework. Finally writing down the Secret Product Management Framework was a revelation for me. It put all the activities I do as a product manager into perspective. In this article, I tie the older posts to the framework.

The Agile Arrow – a visual framework for managing complex sales deals

Inside Intercom

Successfully managing complex sales requires a different level of visibility into your deals. When implemented correctly, the result of leveraging the Agile Arrow is powerful: you are able to prioritize the people, work and outcomes that will make, or break, the deal.

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. Jeff simply and eloquently breaks down how these frameworks have become a crutch for organizations that want to look innovative, but are too scared to lean into true continuous inquiry and actually allow data and evidence into their decision-making processes. Simple Values of Agile and Lean.

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Product Management and Agile Method

Pragmatic Marketing

Here’s one of the most common questions we get regarding agile and product management:: In the agile framework, do you think the product manager should take on part of the product owner role? In researching my book, Turn Ideas Into Products , I interviewed over 100 vice presidents and chief technical officers on the impact of agile methods on product management. Those who reported success with agile methods kept the roles separate.

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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. The framework creates less throughput, not more. “Our managers think that's the only way to get out of our current problems.”

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Establishing a market-led culture with a Product Management framework

BrainMates

After hearing Rich Mironov talk about the slippery slope of sales-led companies , they decided to learn about Product Management. The 10 steps we followed to embed the Product Management framework. How do you adopt product management when you’ve never done it?

Agile Product Management Framework

All About Product Management

There are many good product management frameworks available - however, I thought I would create an agile product management framework that is broad enough to be applicable to any product management groups that is practising agile/scrum.

“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.). The managers want something.

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Understanding Scrum

280 Group

We’ll define the main phases of a Scrum project framework and explore each of these in detail later. The post Understanding Scrum appeared first on 280 Group Product Management. Agile Product Management Agile Framework Methodology Product Owner YouTube Video

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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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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5 Key Responsibilities of Agile Product Leaders

ProductPlan

What does product leadership look like in an agile context? For the product leaders supporting agile teams, it can be easy to get caught up in the routine of scrums , sprints, and standups. 5 Key Responsibilities of Agile Product Leaders. In an agile setting, the pace is faster.

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Product Requirements: Using a Written or Visual Framework

Mind the Product

It’s a change in approach that’s driven by demands for more agility and greater velocity from the time a problem is identified to the time that a product is released. . Figure 1: FRAMEWORK OF METHODS TO CAPTURE AND DEFINE PRODUCT FEATURES.

Where I Think “Agile” is Headed, Part 4: What Does “Agile” Mean?

Johanna Rothman

I started this series asking where “Agile” was headed. (I I didn't like what I saw at the Agile 2019 conference.) Part 2 was why we need managers. This part is about what “Agile” or “agile” means. I understand that people want what they perceive as the value “Agile” will bring them. Let's return to the Manifesto for Agile Software Development , what I call the “Agile Manifesto.”

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Is Scrum Agile Enough?

The Product Coalition

Too many times people confuse agile and scrum. Agile is a concept with principles that helps us develop software better, validate it as soon as we can, and bring value to our customers faster. Scrum is just one of the software development frameworks that implement agile and there are many others including Kanban, extreme programming, lean software development and more. Scrum is a valid and very popular framework for agile development. This is not agile.

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8 Keys to Successfully Implementing a Product Management Framework

Product Management 2.0

Organizations eager to do a better job building and launching products that win in the market are smart to look to product management frameworks. Who wants to waste time reinventing the wheel when market opportunities require speed and stakeholders are obsessed with agility?

Using the Jobs To Be Done Framework for Product Management

The Product Coalition

No product management method is universally going to get you out of trouble. The most popular frameworks, like agile, are more about the general approach your office takes. The Jobs To Be Done Framework (JTBD, for short) is different.

Understanding how Design Thinking, Lean and Agile Work Together

Mind the Product

The ideas of Agile are great. Design Thinking is how we explore and solve problems; Lean is our framework for testing our beliefs and learning our way to the right outcomes; and Agile is how we adapt to changing conditions with software. Agile is related to Lean.

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Agile Approaches Require Management Cultural Change

Johanna Rothman

Ron Jeffries, Matt Barcomb, and several other people wrote an interesting thread about prescriptive and non-prescriptive approaches to team-based agile. If you don’t want to read the entire thread, here is a summary: People often need help with their agile approach. It’s a framework, not a fully defined process. That’s why we have the agile values and principles. See Practice Does not Make Perfect: Why Agile Transformations Fail (50-min video).

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Product Backlog Management – 10 Tips for Product Managers

280 Group

The importance of product backlog management is discussed in this article along with our top tips for backlog optimization. A product backlog is an essential component for your Agile development team. This can make ideal product backlog management difficult.

Dual-Track Agile: Why Messy Leads to Innovation

Mind the Product

What is Dual-Track Agile? Dual-Track Agile is an IT development methodology where figuring out what to build is as important as the building process. The Dual-Track Agile process is demonstrated in the gif below. Staffing is perhaps the messiest part of Dual-Track Agile.

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How to Prioritize Product Backlogs in Three Easy Steps

280 Group

The post How to Prioritize Product Backlogs in Three Easy Steps appeared first on 280 Group Product Management. Agile Product Management Product Management Agile Best Practices Framework Prioritization Productivity YouTube Video

How to Apply Lateral Leadership in Agile Environments by Tim Herbig

Mind the Product

It is essential for succeeding in the implicit leadership position that product managers find themselves in. In this talk from this year’s MTP Engage in Hamburg, I share some advice on how product people can use lateral leadership in managing agile teams.

What Does the Agile Roadmapping Process Look Like in Practice?

ProductPlan

In today’s article, we’ll discuss the agile roadmapping process. We’ll start by reviewing the objectives of roadmaps and planning for agile teams, then share some special considerations for agile roadmaps. Decades before agile’s inception, Dwight D.

Agile Transformation is a Journey, Part 6

Johanna Rothman

Part of what makes an agile transformation difficult is the cultural change required. That’s what makes an agile transformation a journey. A client said to me, “I want the agile. The agile is good stuff: faster delivery of smaller stuff that we can get revenue for.

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Part #1: Implementing an Agile Sales Framework

All About Product Management

By their very nature sales people are agile in their approach to selling products and services. Sales teams need to also inspect the technology team’s capability of delivering bespoke or custom designed solutions – this should be done via the Product Manager. Agile roadmap Scrum

Agile is dead: SCRUM implementation survival guide

The Product Coalition

In recent years, a barrage of criticism has come down upon Agile, as well as on Scrum, one of its most popular implementations. “It There are numerous critical articles on the Internet about Agile and Scrum. The way I see it, there are usually two reasons for criticism of Agile/Scrum.

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Where I Think “Agile” is Headed, Part 3: What Is The Recipe, The Right Answer?

Johanna Rothman

I started this series asking where “Agile” was headed. Part 2 was why we need managers. This part is about how people want a recipe, The Answer, for how to get better at “Agile.” ” Before we can address what an answer might be, your need to know your why for an agile approach. Why do you or your organization want to use an agile approach? Can “Agile” deliver on that? There is no “Agile Recipe.”

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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. The true question is: is Agile product development right for your team?

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Boost Your Agile Transformation with the Influential Agile Leader, April 24-25, Toronto

Johanna Rothman

Most of my clients struggle with their agile transformation. The teams love agile approaches because they can work on their release frequency and technical excellence. The senior managers love the agile promise because they can see how agile approaches help the teams release a more constant flow of value. The senior managers love the increased revenue and decreased costs of development. Too often, the system of work hijacks the agile transformation.

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Agile Gone Wrong

The Product Coalition

Agile is an awesome approach when done right, but is your team making these common mistakes? Most people will agree that the adoption of agile is now mainstream. This adoption is rightfully so, as agile can be an excellent framework for building software.

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Why Product Managers Become Practice Managers in an Agile Environment

Proficientz – Product Management University

If you’re a product manager, how fun would it be if you actually got to steer the product ship as outlined in your job description! Well, good news: If your development team is using or implementing Agile, the stars are aligned in your favor. Incorporate these responsibilities into your next agile product manager job description and have fun doing product management the way it was meant to be! The more significant change is the scope of the product manager role.

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Agile Role Transitions: Keep Austin Agile 2018 Activity Summary

Agile Velocity

Agile Roles are well defined in any foundational training for Scrum or Kanban. However, it’s not always clear who will be filling those roles as an organization begins using its chosen framework. Be responsible for a solution without approval from the Dev Manager. Learn Agile.

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How to Use Google’s OKR Framework to Prioritize Your Product Roadmap

ProductPlan

If you haven’t found the right objective goal-setting framework for setting roadmap priorities, consider Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). The OKR framework was popularized by Google, which attributes much of its success to this goal-setting model. What is the OKR framework?

Presentation on the Agile PM framework

All About Product Management

I wrote a blog post about an agile product management frame work that I had put together in order to give guidelines to the product team and help improve the quality and accuracy of the information on the product roadmap, backlog and release plans. The presentation below gives a high level view of the other elements of the framework. Framework For Agile Product Management View more documents from morrisond. Agile Tips + Tools