Dealing with an Underperforming Development Team

Roman Pichler

A development team does a good job if the following three conditions are fulfilled: First, the group reliably meets the agreed sprint goals and delivers product increments that offer a great user experience and exhibit the desired software quality. Listen to this article: [link].

Product development strategy: setup your product for success

Mind the Product

Product development will not ever be an easy task. We have worked on a multitude of projects over the years and to this day we continue to run into roadblocks during development. Agile Product Development Guest Post Product Strategy Product Development

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Tips to collaborate better with your development team

Mind the Product

Why are development teams so hard to work with? Read more » The post Tips to collaborate better with your development team appeared first on Mind the Product. Business Strategy Guest Post Product Development Process Communication Product Development

Building Successful Product Development Teams, by Simon Colmer

Mind the Product

Simon Colmer (at the time of this talk, the Head of Development at Access NFP Websites) spoke to ProductTank London about a developer’s perspective on what it takes to build a successful product development team.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Strong and Effective Value Proposition

Speaker: Robin Zaragoza, Product Coach and CEO of The Product Refinery

Join Robin Zaragoza, product coach and CEO of The Product Refinery, as she shares tips on how to create a powerful Value Proposition that keeps your customer at the heart of your product development process.

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. In the worst case, empowerment is seen as a trick to make development teams do more work and blame them if things don’t go to plan. A good example are sprint goals : A sprint goal captures the desired outcome of a sprint and is agreed by product owner and development team. Show People that You Care.

Integrating social responsibility into product development

Mind the Product

It’s time to add socially responsible to the current product-development trifecta of desirable, feasible and viable. Read more » The post Integrating social responsibility into product development appeared first on Mind the Product.

A product manager’s guide to customer development

Mind the Product

The Customer Development framework was developed by Steve Blank as part of the Lean Startup methodology. In brief Customer development uses many [.] Read more » The post A product manager’s guide to customer development appeared first on Mind the Product.

A Product Development Framework With a Focus on Problem Solving

Mind the Product

The post A Product Development Framework With a Focus on Problem Solving appeared first on Mind the Product. Guest Post Product Development Process Problem-Solving Product Development product development framework product management

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 is something beyond building great products. Testimonial Driven Development Explained. So how does Testimonial Driven Development work? In testimonial driven development, we start from the end.

The Retailer’s Playbook for Customer Acquisition

This playbook outlines the four phases of program development and illustrates each point with real-world case studies from retailers that have found success.

In Pursuit of the Checkered Flag: The Challenge of Developing a Driverless Race Car System

Product Management Unpacked

CMU Master of Science in Product Management program student Erick Valencia landed a PM experience of a lifetime as part of a student team developing a driverless race car system to race in the Indy Autonomous Challenge.

The Rise Of Customer Development

The Product Coalition

Due to the growing tendency of backing technology businesses, a software startup could raise millions of dollars of funding in their earliest stages of development. The old-style Waterfall model was replaced with incremental and iterative development.

Web or app Development – Which is Better?

Mind the Product

One technology to mention in this context is the open source framework React Native, which allows you to take a cross-platform approach and develop apps for both Android and iOS using a single framework. The post Web or app Development – Which is Better?

The 5 Most Lethal Mistakes in Product Development

BrainMates

Developing and launching a product only to have it fail is the complete antithesis of the “Fail Fast” innovation motto. You have just invested 1000s of work hours and millions of dollars in developing & launching this product. Brainrants good product development product failure

Storytelling: The Secret Weapon to Turning Your Data into Meaning

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Your end-user is important to your product’s development. However, this begs the question: “How do I tell if what I'm hearing from a customer is a need or 'just' a want?” Storytelling is critical for turning data into meaning and can be used for simple decision-making. In this session, Nils Davis will walkthrough a powerful model of what makes a great story.

Develop Your Empathy and Create Better Products

Mind the Product

We all know that empathy is a key ingredient in developing lovable products, so what can product managers do to cultivate it? This open-mindedness has evolved into empathy as a product manager, which I believe is a key ingredient in developing lovable products.

7 Tips On How to Become a Full Stack Developer!

Usersnap

You want to be a good developer, so you want to go full stack. Web development is easy. Entering the web development industry is a relatively easy task today , but riding the information technology wave as a full stack developer is not everyone’s cup of tea.

Web Design and Development: what's the difference?

Imaginary Cloud - Design

Despite requiring very different skill sets, web design and development are sometimes automatically associated with each other. This article aims to explain the difference between web design and development and further identify where the neutral territory is. What is Web Development.

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. Expectation Setting – Developing great products feels like a rollercoaster ride at times. The post Internal Product Development by Lucia Adams appeared first on Mind the Product.

How Can We Stop Under Utilizing a Key User Experience Champion?

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

With quality assurance/control already embedded in our development process, what if we expand that role to champion usability and customer delight? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant as he discusses how we can educate and equip our QA/QC process to forge champions of customer experience.

Why Blockchain Development is Trending?

The Product Coalition

Blockchain Development Have you been mulling over an idea to incorporate blockchain technology in your business venture? Keeping pace with the impending blockchain benefits is a nick of time, especially for both investors as well as developers. Source: [link] Here, we get you to know some of the incredible benefits to help you elevate the blockchain development for your enterprises. Why Blockchain Development is Trending?

Developing Product Management Confidence

bpma ProductHub

But how do you develop the confidence required to lead a team of stakeholders to a positive outcome? Contributed by Saikrishna Chavali and Jeff Segarra – Noted professor of business at Harvard Business School, Rosabeth Moss Kanter states that, “Confidence isn’t optimism or pessimism, and it’s not a character attribute. It’s the expectation of a positive outcome”. These words couldn’t be more relevant to product management.

Hiring and Developing Product Managers

Mind the Product

In this exclusive MTP Leader Panel, Kate Leto, Petra Wille and Eli Montgomery join Emily Tate to share their thoughts on hiring and developing product managers. The post Hiring and Developing Product Managers appeared first on Mind the Product. Watch the session in full or read on for some highlights including our panellist’s take on what makes a good product manager, how to hire a junior, the importance [.]. Read More.

The PMwheel – a Compass for the Product Manager Development Journey

Mind the Product

The post The PMwheel – a Compass for the Product Manager Development Journey appeared first on Mind the Product. Product Leadership Product Management Characteristics Career Development Manager MTP Leader Members' Content Personal Development Prioritisation

User-Centered Development: The Importance of User Empathy to Build the Right Thing

Speaker: Jesse Walker, Product Manager at Canva

As product managers, our primary focus should always be on creating value for our users. When you add the complexities of working in a fast-moving organization, we can sometimes lose sight of the forest for the trees. Join Jesse Walker, Product Manager at Canva, as he shares tips on how to build user empathy into everything you build.

Accelerate Your Product Development – William Treseder on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

The post Accelerate Your Product Development – William Treseder on The Product Experience appeared first on Mind the Product. Podcast The Product Experience Digital Transformation Product Development

How to be Bad at Product Development – Josh Mahoney

Mind the Product

The post How to be Bad at Product Development – Josh Mahoney appeared first on Mind the Product.

Authoring “Docker for Developers” for Packt Publishing

Modus Create

Three Modus engineers recently wrote a book about Docker and security best practices, Docker for Developers , published by Packt Publishing. The book is oriented toward software development, deployment, and security. Chapter 2: Using VirtualBox and Docker Containers for Development.

Building for success at every stage of product development – Cait O’Riordan

Mind the Product

Read more » The post Building for success at every stage of product development – Cait O’Riordan appeared first on Mind the Product. Enterprise Product Management Podcast Product Leadership The Product Experience podcast Product Development

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

How Successful Product People Develop by Shaun Russell

Mind the Product

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital talk, Product Coach Shaun Russell uses real-life examples to illustrate how product people learn and reveals why it is that some product managers develop faster than others. Product Management Career Video #Mtpcon Career Development mtpcon digital

The Direction of Development

The Product Coalition

But silk can turn to sandpaper pretty quickly in software development. Let’s Construct If this happens ever too often, the issue is with the ‘ direction of developing ’ the feature. The Construction and Agile Development analogy Okay! usual two-week-long sprint.

My Cruiser Bike and The Development Teams

The Product Coalition

Absence of Purpose and Development Teams Remembering the story of my cruiser standing in my backyard, let us go figure out something around what is happening with Development Teams. For a Development Team part of the Scrum Team to be successful we need multiple factors in place viz.,

Chapter 15/17 :?—?Managing Product Development

The Product Coalition

Managing Product Development [Prev : Chapter 14?—?How Product Management 101 ] There are several methodologies to develop a Software Product. Traditionally, Waterfall model was used as an SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) Methodology. Iterative v/s Incremental Development.

The Importance of Having Strong Decision Agility in Your Product Development Process

Speaker: Emily Tate, Managing Director at Mind the Product

In this talk, Emily Tate, Managing Director at Mind the Product will unpack how we can quickly make deeply-researched decisions on multiple topics that will positively influence your product development process.

Top 5 Startup App Development Companies in 2021

The Product Coalition

Are you seeking a trusted app development company for a long-term partnership? Here we provide a brief overview of the best app developers for startups for 2021. CitrusBits CitrusBits is a mobile app development agency based in Los Angeles, United States.

340: Lean product development – with Steve Stucky

Product Innovation Educators

A common question I am asked is, How can an organization speed up its product development? One way is what our guest is sharing with us today, the 3 Ps of Lean Product Development—Pipeline, Practice, and Process. 1:20] What is Lean Product Development?

How to Incorporate Customer Feedback in the Product Development Process

Usersnap

An additional effect is that by consulting consumers in the product development phase, companies are able to meet their expectations. By doing so, companies save the time and resources that would otherwise be spent on developing rarely or never used features.

How Quality Assurance Protects the Software Development Process

The Product Coalition

And also is a way of preventing errors and defect bugs in the software development process. Overview of the quality assurance Quality assurance service is a systematic process to ensure the frontend and backend development satisfies specific requirements and quality standards.

Tough Bosses, Unrealistic Goals, and Other Corporate Challenges That a Customer-Centric Product Strategy Can Empower You to Solve

Speaker: Bob Caporale, Founder of Strategy Generation Company

Join Bob for his session where he will discuss driving your company’s “top-down” goals with a clear and well communicated “customer-up” product strategy!