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How to recognise and beat the 'knowing' gap – Christina Wodtke at MTP Engage Hamburg

BY Dave Martin on July 15, 2022 for Prioritised Members

On a warm summer afternoon at MTP Engage Hamburg 2022, Christina Wodtke, lecturer and author including the bestseller Radical Focus explained how the challenge of building an effective workplace to deliver innovative technology is hindered by fast thinking, defensive cultures, conflict aversion and misaligned incentives. […] Read more »

Why does my product suck? by Jen Dante

BY Jon Horvath on July 4, 2022 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote session at #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022, Jen Dante, VP of Product at Ancestry examines how over and under scoping cannot be eradicated from the product process, rather we can optimise them, based on the agility of our organisation, to deliver the most effective value. Watch this video or read on for key highlights from the talk. […] Read more »

SUNDAY REWIND: Dual-Track Agile: Why messy leads to innovation

BY Louron Pratt on June 12, 2022

Dual-Track Agile is an IT development methodology where figuring out what to build is as important as the building process. In this Sunday Rewind post, we look back to delving into this methodology, looking at whether Product Managers can find the approach valuable. […] Read more »

Better value sooner, safer, and happier by Jonathan Smart

BY Jon Horvath on December 13, 2021 for Prioritised Members

In this #mtpcon London+EMEA keynote, Business Agility Coach Jonathan Smart explains how businesses can change their ways of working by adopting agile to deliver better value. He tells us how it’s all about creating an outcome-focussed product culture. […] Read more »

Why we say Agile when you want to say chaos

BY Raquel Aymerich on March 25, 2021

Most people working in a tech environment have experience working with Agile methodologies. However, it’s very common to see that Agile principles and philosophy are not correctly interpreted and implemented. Some companies fall into the “Agile = speed increase” trap. They focus on how the technical team performs or delivers, but not on what matters: […] Read more »

Using Retros to Create Continuous Improvement - Matt Walton on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on November 25, 2020

Matt Walton was one of the founders of FutureLearn, where he scaled the product team and organisation from nothing to the significant player in online education that it is today. Along the way, he learned a lot about continuous improvement of both the product and the processes for building it – including the use of […] Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Establish Product Culture (With a Little Help From World Product Day)

BY Faye Benfield on June 13, 2019

Parkinson’s UK is a pioneering and driven organisation; we’re transforming our organisation to ensure we are fit for a digital society. Establishing agile and product culture is critical to us becoming a modern organisation that continuously improves. Cultural change is about changing behaviour and attitude, which is hard and takes time. We have around 500 […] Read more »