Empowering Development Teams

Roman Pichler

Empowering development teams starts with taking a sincere interest in the individuals, attentively listening to their ideas and concerns, and empathising with them. Additionally, involve the development team in the product backlog work and teach people how to formulate and refine user stories.

Developing team member skills

Lead on Purpose

The next step is to … Continue reading → Product Management Team Building decisions development influence Innovation Knowledge market market expert skillsAs you progress on the journey of building great teams, you create the vision, build a strong foundation of trust and motivate your team to reach beyond what they thought they were capable of doing.

What is Testimonial Driven Development?

Mind the Product

The products they develop will eventually solve some problems and make people’s lives easier, and there is nothing wrong with this approach. However, I want to present a different perspective, Testimonial Driven Development (TDD). Testimonial Driven Development Explained.

Developing high-performance product teams

Lead on Purpose

It’s difficult (if not impossible) to quantify what it takes to develop a productive and successful product team. Every product is unique, and every company does things differently.

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

Internal Product Development by Lucia Adams

Mind the Product

Developing influence across an organisation allows you to drive products – and transformation – forward. Workshopping – Workshop the “how” and “why”, not just the “what” in terms of values and behaviours in product development.

Optimal Product Process™ 3.0 Phase Three: Develop

280 Group

This post describes the third phase in the Optimal Product Process: Develop. Using a great plan (whether an Agile backlog with sprint priorities assigned or a more formal plan) the agreed upon product is then developed. Solidify any development plans that remain uncertain.

Developing Product Management Confidence

bpma ProductHub

But how do you develop the confidence required to lead a team of stakeholders to a positive outcome?

Finding A New Tool to Develop A New Product

Mind the Product

As a result, we’ve been able to take these learnings and think of creative ways to apply those enjoyable elements of baseball in the game that we’re developing now. The post Finding A New Tool to Develop A New Product appeared first on Mind the Product.

Internal Product Development at the Financial Times by Claire Parker

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk, Claire Parker describes how the Financial Times built internal tools for editorial use by using a product development approach. Claire outlines the key milestones of the Lantern journey by detailing aspects of the product development approach.

How User Acceptance Testing Can Save You Time and Money

Speaker: J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services, Seamgen

Escape From the Feature Roadmap to Outcome-driven Development

Mind the Product

The default behaviour of a team with this kind of roadmap is to complete one feature and then start developing the next one, even if the context (strategy, user needs, competition) has changed. I’ve made a lot of roadmaps in my time.

Solving Product Development Challenges With Product Review

Mind the Product

Telenor has limited resources to spend on developing digital products. Each product is assessed by its level of completion of the requirements for each stage of development, and this assessment translates into the categorization of the product.

Employee development on purpose

Lead on Purpose

Recently companies have raised their focus on why customer success matters and how to delight increasingly demanding customers. At its core, creating happy customers requires happy employees—the front-line people who interact continually with customers.

Symptom Checker: Common Product Development Challenges

ProductCraft

How do you know if your team is suffering from a particular product development problem? Read more » The post Symptom Checker: Common Product Development Challenges appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo. Best Practices PM Role Product Development Product Teams

The Top 5 Most Common Rapid Prototyping Mistakes

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk

But as with most discovery skills, prototyping is a skill that needs to be developed. When you think of "rapid prototyping", what comes to mind? If you work in digital products, you might think wireframes and mockups as a quick way to get user feedback on our designs.

Introducing the Developer Portal

AB Tasty

Developers are busy people. They’re key players in the tech world, but also lend their time to developing features, fixing. This article was originally posted on AB Tasty as Introducing the Developer Portal.

Ten laws of software development

The Product Coalition

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Software development brings with it its fair share of paradigms, patterns and principals. Many of these take the form of software development laws. Some software development laws relate only to coding practices.

Is developing for desktop dead?

The Product Coalition

Amid the rise and rise of web-based applications, is it time to sound the death knell for the development of desktop apps? Besides, why would developers want to spend time developing a desktop app? So, why is desktop development making a comeback?

Motivating Development Teams

Mironov Consulting

Development teams (aka scrum teams, squads, crews) formally report up through Engineering, but Product Management has a shared responsibility to support well-functioning teams and build trust. But top-down, metrics-driven interventions mostly fail to make development teams more productive.

Products for Product People: Best Practices in Analytics

Speaker: Andrew Wynn, Senior Product Manager, Looker

How Looker incorporates analytics in their product development process. Who builds products for the product people? As a product manager, you know how helpful custom tailored data solutions can be to doing your job well.

Developing as a Product Manager

Mind the Product

Your role is now to develop other leaders from across the organisation, not just product managers. The post Developing as a Product Manager appeared first on MindTheProduct. There are no guides to Product Management.

How to Work with Developers

Under10 Playbook

A2A: How does a product manager work with product development? Philosophically, think of the product manager as the owner of the problem and product development as the owner of the solution. Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.

Creating Flow and Value in Product Development

Amplitude

In this 7-minute video, I explain why limiting work in progress, the scope of work, and handoffs between teams can increase flow and value in product development. Let’s see where the time goes for an example product developer. The team develops the solution, and then they ship it.

Developing your spidey Product sense

BrainMates

In this sense, they have developed a superpower, and extra sense – a ‘spidey sense’ Spiderman is known for his spidey sense. But how do Army, Navy and Airforce folks develop their spidey sense? How can Product Managers develop their spidey sense?

UX and Design Tips for Better Dashboards: Product Manager Laura Klein Explains How to Improve Your Analytics

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

Managing Uncertainity in Product Development

The Product Coalition

leadership product-manager startup product-development product-managementTips and tricks for Product Managers to manage uncertainty Continue reading on ProductCoalition.com ».

Customer Development Guide For Product Managers

The Product Coalition

It’s obvious that these tools were developed with little or no customer participation. In this situation, it doesn’t matter who creates the product, whether it’s two fellow developers or a corporation giant like Google?—?or Customer Discovery Customer development is very useful?—?but,

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. Software and Product Management at its best. Last week I received the version 8 update from Tesla.

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8 client collaboration tools for web development agencies

Usersnap

Running a web development agency, business owners cannot exist independently of their clients, client collaboration. Effective two-way communication between clients and managers, designers and web developers is a crucial process that can make-or-break the company’s success. .

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Managing Manufactured Products: Design and Development

Mind the Product

Now, let’s start designing and developing. The best development teams create a healthy tension between industrial design and industrial engineering. The development team compromises, such that neither the form nor function is well executed. New Product Development Processes.

What can Trader Joe’s Teach us About Customer-Centric Product Development?

Mind the Product

It’s product development like that – that seeks out innovative solutions rooted in intimate knowledge of customer’s problems – that has earned Trader Joe’s the reputation as one of the most customer-centric organizations on the planet.

Disruptive Product Development – Jenine Lurie

Mind the Product

In this presentation at ProductTank NYC, Jenine explains how to apply user centered design techniques in a way that creates a “disruption” to ensure that customer needs come first when developing products. Prioritizing Features is Smart Product Development .

Improving Modern Software Development with Customer Feedback

Centercode

Last month, Coding Sans shared the insights of almost 700 tech survey respondents in their 2019 State of Software Development report. The wonderful nuggets of information in the report shed light on the challenges involved with modern software development.

A Simple Framework for Complex User Goals

Speaker: Hannah Stegen, Customer Service Manager, Crescendo