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
With so many agile processes available, it can be hard to tell what is right for you. When the leading agile processes vary from the heavy weight to the extremely lightweight, how do you choose? No matter your role in the organization, if you’re trying to choose the next development method for your business, what you need to know is what these processes entail once… 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.
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The technique of expressing requirements as user stories is one of the most broadly applicable techniques introduced by the agile processes. User stories are an effective approach on all time-constrained projects, and are a great way to begin introducing a bit of agility to your projects.
In this session, we look at how to identify and write good user stories. The… 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