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February 3, 2014

Scrum Can Save and Destroy You

Scrum can save and destroy you. And sometime it does both in just that order. Only those unaware or unafraid will admit that they are not “agile” converts these days…

January 28, 2014

Launch Planning and Product Management

Great product launches create heroes. And product teams have the best product launches when they have clear goals, deliver the goods on time, and everyone is on the page.…

January 17, 2014

A 90-Day Plan for Recovering Kanban-ers

There is growing unrest. As quickly as lean and ultra-lean approaches to software development have emerged, so has a nasty backlash. We see this daily as we talk with…

January 8, 2014

I'm Agile But My CEO Could Not Care Less

The developers and I always want to get on with it and build stuff in a sprint-to-sprint fashion, yet our CEO wants to tell everyone where the company will be in two…

January 7, 2014

Fear is Not What is Holding You Back

Do you often wonder why you sacrifice your personal aspirations for what’s comfortable? Have you always wanted to pursue an idea or start that company, but have given up…

December 19, 2013

Buyer Personas and Product Management

We all build the best products when we instinctively understand the challenges our customers are facing and what they are trying to accomplish. This is easy if we do the…

December 5, 2013

Blame Your Product Manager

Sharing product strategy with the team is vital to being a great product manager. Learn the 3 key parts of a successful strategy so you can build winning products…