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].

SUNDAY REWIND: Using the Kano Model to prioritise product development

Mind the Product

In this Sunday Rewind episode, we look back to when Mind the Product’s very own Co-Founder, Martin Eriksson, explains how the Kano Model can be used to prioritise product development. [.]

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Neve Customer Development in Practice

The Product Coalition

How Al Morris, Head of Client Services at This is Milk is applying a customer development mindset to design their edtech product, Neve. product-development edtech customer-development neve ux-design

16 extremely useful Chrome extensions for developers

Usersnap

A couple of months ago, we reviewed the new Firefox browser designed for developers. Since then most of our developers kept Google Chrome as their primary browser. With the built-in developer tools, there seems to be no further need for more tools. Web Developer.

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.

Mobile Development Technical Prerequisites

The Product Coalition

Guest post by Simon Wardan, Solution Architect at Terem Technologies Mobile development isn’t too dissimilar from delivering other forms of software, but it does have some unique considerations, especially if mobile app development is new to your product or business.

How To Include Accessibility In Your Digital Product Development Cycle

The Product Coalition

Action steps for product managers and development teams Continue reading on Product Coalition ». accessibility disability digital-product-design digital-inclusion product-development

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

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.

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

Managing Product Feedback at Scale

As with all things related to customers, there’s an art and science to effectively dealing with each of their ideas. With so many voices competing for attention, you need a means of effectively dealing with all of the data that will come your way. This practical 26-page eBook provides product managers with the strategies needed to deal with the common pitfalls that come with opening up the inevitable floodgate of data that comes with asking your customers and internal stakeholders for their input. In this eBook, we’ll show you: • How to gather, prioritize, and select the best ideas from your customers and stakeholders, • How to make internal feedback more effective and inclusive, • How to make more strategic product roadmap decisions based on data, not opinions, • How to set expectations for new development both internally and externally. Get your free copy now!

Continuous Improvement: How It’s Important for Software Developers

The Product Coalition

Regardless of today’s software development aspect, increasing demand for new features in the products makes competitive advantage higher than ever. Thus, custom software development and engineers face the same challenges faced by the market demand.

Empowering Development Teams

Roman Pichler

The Power of PM Professional Development Planning [+Webinar]

280 Group

Product leaders understand that training and development are an effective means for empowering employees. Deciding which skills are most important to the team and the business, and how to develop them can be a challenge.

9 Effective Ways to Improve Collaborations in Product Development

Gocious Blog

Think of your own company and all the different departments and teams involved in developing your products. product management product and portfolio roadmap Product DevelopmentMulti-stakeholder processes require collaborations to be effective.

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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.

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

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.

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.

Healthcare App Development: The Importance of UI/UX Design

The Product Coalition

The COVID-19 pandemic provoked a drastic increase in healthcare software development and use. Given the number of users who need intuitively understandable apps, developers pay attention to each aspect, including UI/UX design. app-development healthcare ux-design ui-design

Managing Product Feedback at Scale

This practical 26-page eBook provides product managers with the strategies needed to deal with the common pitfalls that come with opening up the inevitable floodgate of data that comes with asking your customers and internal stakeholders for their input.

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.

The Five Most Important Phases of Product Development

The Product Coalition

How to develop successful software products Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management product-design technology software-development productivity

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?

Developing a customer centric mindset by Amon Kiplagat

Mind the Product

Read more » The post Developing a customer centric mindset by Amon Kiplagat appeared first on Mind the Product. Amon Kiplagat, Founder and CEO Hyve, discusses how product managers can engage with customers and build better relationships by adopting a customer-centric mindset. [.]

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.

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.

How to develop a positive mental health culture as a product leader

Mind the Product

How can product leaders develop a positive mental health culture to ensure that their teams are supported and performing at their best? [.] Read more » The post How to develop a positive mental health culture as a product leader appeared first on Mind the Product.

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.

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.

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

How to Develop a Fintech App: Features, Trends, and Costs

The Product Coalition

One of the deciding factors for the fintech market to be that voluminous is banks investing in and supporting technological development. To help you decide if fintech development is right for you, here are some numbers to consider: 65% of Americans use digital banking.

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.

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.

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.

Understanding Cadence Workflow for Developers and Architects

Explore the basics of Cadence and understand the benefits it can provide to your organization. This whitepaper will dive into a brief history of Cadence, how workflows can be put into practice, and how you can apply Cadence to your data infrastructure.