You may have heard Scrum is one of the leading agile software development processes. With more than 375,000 Certified ScrumMasters worldwide, it’s a proven, scalable process for managing software projects. Since its origin in Japanese new product development in the ’80s, Scrum has become recognized as one of the best project management frameworks for handling rapidly… Read more
The vast majority of what has been written about agile processes is intended for programmers and project managers. As an agile product manager, product owner, or member of the customer team, you need help identifying user needs and determining how best to meet those needs. Yet very little information is available to help you identify the right thing to build or… Read more
Building the right product at the right time is just as important as building a quality product. Project economics can make or break a project. Knowing the benefits (and the costs) of a project is essential to deciding whether it’s a sound investment. What you need to know is how to quantify benefits in the same way technical teams estimate effort and cost.
These… Read more
Product owners are typically asked to prioritize based on the nebulous term “business value.” But what, exactly, does that mean? As a product owner or agile product manager, you need some straightforward advice to help you balance all the competing needs of your business.
These slides from agile expert and author Mike Cohn introduce three guidelines you can use… Read more
The vast majority of what has been written about agile processes is intended for programmers and project managers. Unfortunately, very little information is available to help new product owners or customers identify the right thing to build or learn how to juggle competing priorities. As a product owner, agile product manager, or member of a customer team, you need… Read more