Product Leadership in Scrum

Roman Pichler

Three Types of Leadership. Each role provides a distinct type of leadership. Providing the right product leadership is demanding; it requires a specific skills set and usually your full attention as the person in charge of the product.

A Rearview Mirror for Your Product Roadmap

bpma ProductHub

For our recent book, Product Roadmaps Relaunched: How to Set Direction while Embracing Uncertainty (O’Reilly), my co-authors C. We talk a lot in the book about explaining the “why” of your roadmap. Get your free copy Nov 28th at the Product Roadmaps Relaunched book signing at Workbar.

Podcast: Roadmaps, OKRs, Vision and Prioritisation with Bruce McCarthy

Mind the Product

Bruce McCarthy was the president of the Boston Product Management Association, is the founder of consultancy Product Culture and co-wrote the book on roadmapping, Product Roadmaps Relaunched. The biggest mistake people make on roadmaps. Roadmaps vs release plans.

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Product Principles – A Leadership Tool

BrainMates

The Product Leadership struggle is akin to the Entrepreneurship struggle because the role has no clear learning path. Setting the wheels in motion to create a set of Product Principles should begin to lift some of the fog from ‘The Product Leadership Struggle’. Roadmaps

Nine companies share 30+ best practices for creating embedded analytics products

product’s capability and roadmap,” reports James Akers, Lead Product Manager, Thomsons Online Benefits, adding, “However, we knew it would take us longer to build the. go-to-market roadmap and created a business case to. Definition of the product roadmap ? roadmap.

Product Roadmap Essentials

bpma ProductHub

By Boston Women in Product – The product roadmap frames every task and is the lifeblood of delivering a successful product. Boston Women in Product has been considering the importance of mastering the product roadmap as a critical responsibility of the product manager.

10 Tips for Creating an Agile Product Roadmap

Roman Pichler

Goal-oriented roadmaps focus on goals or objectives like acquiring customers, increasing engagement, and removing technical debt. To help you develop your agile product roadmap, I have created a goal-oriented roadmap template called the GO Product Roadmap. Product Roadma

Power Up: Three Ways to Increase Your Product Leadership Power

Roman Pichler

Challenging situations are great opportunities to grow as a human being and by doing so, you increase your leadership power. Product Leadership empowerment mindfulness product manager product ownerIncrease Your Referent Power.

Dublin, 15 April: Organizational Challenge of Enterprise Roadmapping (INDUSTRY)

Mironov Consulting

Talk: “The Organizational Challenge of Enterprise Roadmapping”. Featured Events Leadership Market Thinking Portfolio Management Product Management enterprise interrupts leadership motivation organizations prioritization product management roadmap stakeholders

Creating Good Roadmaps: 6 Practical Steps for Product Leaders

Mind the Product

Much has been written about the process of creating product roadmaps, not least the six great articles written by my own team. I believe the actions of a product leader all too often are the root cause of a “bad” roadmap. A Product Leader’s Role in Roadmapping.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

brand and create category thought leadership. prioritize their roadmap. Monetizing the. data exhaust Top 10 industries with data. monetization opportunities Recognizing the commercial.

Product Roadmap Success: BWP Hosts Lively Roundtable Discussion

bpma ProductHub

By Garima Painuly- One of the constant challenges a product manager faces is creating a focused product roadmap that is aligned with expectations of all stakeholders, and defending that roadmap against distractions. Creating a Focused Product Roadmap.

Product Leadership at News UK by Jo Wickremasinghe

Mind the Product

For example, the roadmap will likely be a collection of stakeholder requirements and you’ll be often told to just get on and do it. Shared Objectives Allow Laser-focused Roadmaps. If it didn’t contribute, it didn’t get onto the roadmap and it didn’t get done.

A Roadmap Doesn’t Have to Lead to Broken Promises

Mind the Product

We’d spent weeks perfecting the roadmap presentation for our annual customer conference. It felt like people had overlooked all the greatness of our roadmap and were focused on the (relatively few) changes we’d made along the way. Why Have a Roadmap Conversation With Your Customer?

Your Audience’s Real Roadmap Questions

Mironov Consulting

I get pulled into lots of discussions among product managers about the best ways to represent (and then present and present and present) roadmaps or backlogs, especially to internal sales/marketing/support audiences. So I assume that roadmap reviews will surface deeper concerns like….

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

roadmap to deliver new features, but often wait until the last minute to decide how to price these features. toward consensus and your product roadmaps toward monetization. industry as a whole, with their leadership involved in the. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS.

Servant Leadership – Josh Goldenberg

Mind the Product

He has a background in the public and private sectors and he begins his ProductTank NYC presentation with a quote from Steve Jobs, which underpins the central concept of Servant Leadership. Josh takes a brief moment to look at the roadmap of local government. To describe the diverse behaviours of work environments where flexible forms of product leadership is essential, Josh also looks at the structures of some big companies, like Amazon and Microsoft.

Reddit’s Nick Caldwell on engineering leadership

Inside Intercom

He had to quickly determine which team members displayed a potential for leadership and teach them the fundamentals of management so they could make new hires and scale – without ruining the culture. I hosted Nick on the podcast, where we discussed the differences between management and leadership, fostering diversity in tech, and more. Here are five quick takeaways: Management and leadership aren’t one and the same. Podcast Startups engineering teams leadership management

Product Leadership Book Review? – What we Learned

Mind the Product

The long awaited book Product Leadership is finally about to hit our Kindles, iPads and possibly even our hands. It’s a book that shows product leadership to be a mentality and style, rather than a set of rules. You’ll more likely be managing people instead of roadmaps. Roadmaps.

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Product Leadership Book Review? – What we Learned

Mind the Product

The long awaited book Product Leadership is finally about to hit our Kindles, iPads and possibly even our hands. It’s a book that shows product leadership to be a mentality and style, rather than a set of rules. You’ll more likely be managing people instead of roadmaps. Roadmaps.

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5 Things You Need Before Building The Product Roadmap

The Product Coalition

It is meant for certain use-cases and audiences, largely those who are not a key part of the decision-making process, but who are affected by it and by leadership, who don’t have the time to dive deep into the how and why of products and features. product-management roadmaps product-roadmap

Why product roadmaps are so important

The Product Coalition

I want to address such topics here and show how product roadmaps can help the team collaboratively gather the pieces of work and have a view of long term desired outcomes that afterwards are going to be broken down into sprints, not the other way round. Don’t forget your roadmap!

4 Key Elements for Any Product Roadmap

Hutwork

A product roadmap lets you plan, collaborate, and communicate with others about how a product will evolve over its lifecycle. Your product roadmap may look different from someone else’s, but they have the same elements. Here are the 4 key elements for any product roadmap. #1. Your product roadmap is only as strong as your collaboration and communication. You’ll build your best product roadmap on planning, collaboration, and communication. #3.

Everything B2B SaaS Companies Need to Know About Roadmapping

The Product Coalition

Your roadmap is one of the most important things you’ll produce as a SaaS company. Who will you share the roadmap with: Just employees, or customers too? And then there’s perhaps the biggest question of all: “How do we decide what makes it on to our roadmap?”

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Hacking a Product Roadmap for Uncertain Circumstances

Atomic Spin PM

Product roadmaps have long been used to illustrate the direction of product development, including how much time the project will take to complete, what tasks need to be completed, and who is responsible for those tasks. Visualizing the Roadmap.

To Share or Not to Share Your Product Roadmap with Clients?

The Product Coalition

That is the question faced by B2B product leaders Courtesy of Street Smart Product Manager Product roadmaps and I have a complicated relationship. Tweet this ) WHY is our roadmap relationship so complicated? Roadmaps change and evolve frequently. Roadmap requestors are people.

What Pixar Knows about Motivating Stakeholders (and What it Means for Your Product Roadmap)

Revulytics

On the final day of the event, they had the opportunity to hear Ed Catmull, co-founder and president of Pixar, who discussed his leadership strategies and how they contribute to building a healthy culture within an organization. As product managers, much of our role involves evangelizing our product roadmaps to people outside of our immediate team. Leveraging Personality Types to Drive Effective Leadership.

Assembling an Executive Leadership Team is Daunting — Let Thumbtack’s CEO Help

First Round Review

Thumbtack CEO Marco Zappacosta has been there — and has a roadmap that'll help. Recruiting and hiring executives is difficult for any leader, but especially first-time or early-stage founders who may not have enough knowledge to test candidates for skill in their area of expertise.

Prioritization is More Art Than Science

Clever PM

Product Management Backlog Definitions Good PM Influence Interactions Leadership Planning PM Priorities Roadmap StrategyA very common challenge faced by Product Managers of all experience levels is understanding and implementing some form of repeatable process around prioritization. Some people take a very light approach, making decisions based on their own experience, data, and beliefs about the direction of the product.

Boston, 1-3 Oct: Business of Software Conference

Mironov Consulting

This year’s talk is a reworking of “ What To Do About Your Audience’s Real Roadmap Questions ” and will address systemic roadmapping issues/conflicts that executive teams face.

Understanding and Prioritizing Customer Needs for Innovation; Product Leadership Exchange; Recent Product Management Interviews

Good Product Manager

I’m pleased to announce that for the first time the Summit will feature a Product Leadership Exchange. The Product Leadership Exchange is just one of the reasons that product management professionals should attend Summit , along with content like my keynote presentation on The Art and Science of Identifying and Prioritizing Customer Needs as well as a presentation in our Product Marketing and Management track on The SiriusDecisions Investment Decisionmaking Process.

Third-Party Software Integration: Best Practice, Perils and Pitfalls

Mind the Product

Product management teams often ask themselves if third-party integration is right for their software product roadmap. Senior/director integration positions are usually expected to own a product roadmap strategy.

The Parable of Frank de Boer – Evolution, not Revolution in Building Product Teams

Mind the Product

Both he and the owners of the club advocated this plan in a number of press conferences and laid it down as the roadmap for a long-term project. The Parable.

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Understanding and Prioritizing Customer Needs for Innovation; Product Leadership Exchange; Recent Product Management Interviews

Good Product Manager

I’m pleased to announce that for the first time the Summit will feature a Product Leadership Exchange. The Product Leadership Exchange is just one of the reasons that product management professionals should attend Summit , along with content like my keynote presentation on The Art and Science of Identifying and Prioritizing Customer Needs as well as a presentation in our Product Marketing and Management track on The SiriusDecisions Investment Decisionmaking Process.

Women in Product Management: Diana Benli, VP Product Management at Cognizant

280 Group

What would your roadmap look like? Product Management Leadership Product ManagerFor our third installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Diana Benli, VP Government Programs Product Management at Cognizant in the TriZetto Healthcare Products Group.

Product Love Podcast with Pendo’s Eric Boduch

Mironov Consulting

Understanding sales organizations, and how sales folks or executives look at roadmaps (and how Engineering is usually optimistic). Featured Events Leadership Market Thinking Portfolio Management Product Management consumer economics enterprise product management roadmaps

Listen to Understand: Listening Practices for Product People

Roman Pichler

For example, if somebody tells you that she fully supports your product roadmap but rolls her eyes or pulls a face, you know that the person is not being sincere. Leadership and People Skills communication mindfulness product manager product owner skills teamwork

Be a Balanced Product Leader, Not a Feature Broker or Product Dictator

Roman Pichler

One way to answer this question is to avoid unhelpful but common leadership styles. As its name suggests, this leadership style mediates between different parties and tries to broker a deal. Recognise Your Leadership Bias. Feature Broker and Product Dictator.

The Software Development Deli Counter

Mironov Consulting

I’ve carefully avoided using the term “roadmap” anywhere in this post. Let’s unpack that another time, knowing that the revenue side of the house wants roadmaps to be five-year iron-clad commitments, while some agile developers deny the existence of roadmaps.

Sustainable Pace in Product Management

Roman Pichler

These include interviewing users, working on the product roadmap, updating the product backlog, engaging with the stakeholders, and working with the development team, to name just a few. Leadership and People Skills product manager product ownerWhat is Sustainable Pace?