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Dealing with an Underperforming Development Team

Roman Pichler

What is Bad Performance? Before I discuss how you can help an underachieving team, let’s briefly explore what good performance looks like, assuming that an agile, Scrum-based process is used. Second, the team participates in continuous discovery and strategizing , and its members regularly help refine the product backlog.

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10 Tips for Creating an Agile Product Roadmap

Roman Pichler

Whenever you are faced with an agile, dynamic environment—be it that your product is young and is experiencing significant change or that the market is dynamic with new competitors or technologies introducing change, you should work with a goal-oriented product roadmap, sometimes also referred to as theme-based. 4 Keep it Simple.

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3 Empowerment Levels in Product Management

Roman Pichler

1] Figure 1: An Empowerment Model for Product People and Teams Level one represents the authority to decide how features are detailed and guide their implementation. Level three, finally, allows product people and teams to develop the product strategy including the value proposition and business goals.

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Seven Product Backlog Mistakes to Avoid

Roman Pichler

A few years ago, I was asked to help a healthcare company with their agile transition and its impact on product management. One of the challenges the agile transition team was concerned about was the choice of the right product backlog tool, which at first seemed odd to me. The Product Backlog is Too Big.

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Navigating the Intersection of SAFe and Product Management: Finding Harmony in Complexity

280 Group

In the dynamic world of agile development, the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and Product Management stand as key players, each with its own set of principles and practices. SAFe SAFe, often considered a comprehensive guide to large-scale agile development, holds a special place in my professional journey.

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8 Tips for Collaborating with Development Teams

Roman Pichler

Manage the Product, not the Team. Focus on your job as the product manager or product owner, and manage the product, not the team. Treat the Team as an Equal Partner. The team members are not your resources but the people who create your product. Assume that the team members want to do their best.

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466: Use the 4 leadership motions to be more effective – with Janice Fraser

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can navigate leadership challenges Today we are talking about four leadership motions that enable increased organizational effectiveness and productivity and alleviate organizational friction, waste, and indecision. Sharing the four leadership motions with us is Janice Fraser.