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Three Hidden Problems That can Ruin Your Agile Retrospectives

BY Ben Staples on September 1, 2020

Scrum.org defines a sprint retrospective as a time at the end of each sprint where the team discusses what went well, what could be improved, and aligns on specific actions the group can commit to improving for the next sprint. Retrospectives are an essential part of any organization running agile software development. I don’t care if […] Read more »

How to be a Successful Product Owner, by Ninon Laforce

BY Andres Phillips on August 17, 2020

In this ProductTank Toronto talk, Ninon Laforce, then of Bluecat, provides us with some of the key skills and techniques needed to become a product owner. Her key points include: What is a product owner Becoming a great product owner The responsibilities and challenges of a product owner What is a Product Owner A product owner addresses […] Read more »

The Lost art of Backlog Management

BY Nigel Farmer on July 16, 2020

Product management is still a young discipline, and the methods that we use are evolving all the time. Currently in the product community, topics such as product discovery, theme-based roadmaps and outcomes vs outputs are all very much in vogue, and rightly so. These are all helping to move our craft forward, and enabling teams […] Read more »

Why we need to rethink product management in an Agile practice

BY Anthony Marter on June 4, 2020

In this blog post, Anthony Marter explains why it is that he thinks we need to reconsider the role of product management in an Agile practice. […] Read more »

An Agile Project to Enable Social Distancing: A Case Study

BY Katarzyna Malecka on April 28, 2020

COVID-19 has brought a crisis to many industries and many companies. Transport, especially home delivery providers, faces big challenges. How can they ensure social distancing and thorough hygiene practices in everyday deliveries? Here’s how one transport company solved this challenge. While food and smaller packages can be left at the door without any personal contact, […] Read more »

Case Study: Launching PayMe from HSBC

BY Adam Darcy on April 16, 2020

Before moving to super app Gojek to lead its efforts on mass financial inclusion, Adam Darcy developed PayMe, a product that has helped to transform the way young people in Hong Kong think about HSBC. Here he explains how they took PayMe from a thin MLP to become the most successful payments app in Hong Kong. […] Read more »

Out of the Fog by Holly Donohue

BY Andres Phillips on January 23, 2020

In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, Holly Donohue, Product Director at Aquila Heywood takes us through their product team’s journey from a waterfall business to one focused on agile. The key points of her talk include: Problems as a waterfall business Making the adjustment to agile Achievements since the transition Watch the video to see […] Read more »

How Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile Work Together by Jonny Schneider

BY James Gadsby Peet on November 8, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon London, Jonny Schneider, Product Strategy and Design Principal at ThoughtWorks, discusses how using all of design thinking, agile, and lean means we can build better products. Key points: You should try to use design thinking, agile and lean when building your products Testing and learning with real people, using real software in […] Read more »

How to Involve the Entire Organization in Your Agile Transformation

BY Ben Newell on October 10, 2019

When product and engineering teams adopt an agile way of working, it’s all-to easy for them to leave other departments in the organization behind. But, there are techniques you can use which help to make your agile transformation more acceptable for everyone else in the business. Agile transformation, undoubtedly two words that strike fear into […] Read more »

Shape Up - Ryan Singer on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on October 9, 2019

After starting out as an agency (37 Signals), those at Basecamp realised that the tools it used to manage its own projects would have value for others. What followed was a bootstrapped journey to creating an entire suite of products, using Basecamp’s own approach on how to work well together. Over the years, the company […] Read more »