Practical Skills for The AI Product Manager

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

In our previous article, What You Need to Know About Product Management for AI , we discussed the need for an AI Product Manager. In this article, we shift our focus to the AI Product Manager’s skill set, as it is applied to day to day work in the design, development, and maintenance of AI products. The AI Product Pipeline. We’ll start by defining the different phases of AI product development. Which stage is the product in currently?

Digital Product Management

Luis Goncalves

Lean Product Management is the digital product management methodology that assures us an effective management of the digital product life cycle and success in the market. LEAN PRODUCT MANAGEMENT GUIDE. We have developed a Product Management Guide to help you understand How to successfully apply Lean StartUp practices to deliver better products to market faster. The Digital Product Manager. Product Strategy.

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[VLOG] What Are The Differences Between Project Management and Product Management

Scrum.org

In today's vlog I am sharing the differences between project management and product management. There are still growing misconceptions in the market that Scrum is an agile project management methodology. In this vlog I also bust the myth that Scrum is an agile project management methodology and how Scrum should be used as a product management framework. What's up awesome people. I hope you are all having a great week.

What you need to know about product management for AI

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

If you’re already a software product manager (PM), you have a head start on becoming a PM for artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML). You’re responsible for the design, the product-market fit, and ultimately for getting the product out the door. But there’s a host of new challenges when it comes to managing AI projects: more unknowns, non-deterministic outcomes, new infrastructures, new processes and new tools. AI product estimation strategies.

Run a Business, Not a Backlog

Speaker: John Mecke, Managing Director of DevelopmentCorporate, Jon Gatrell, Principal Partner at Market Driven Business

Numerical literacy is a key skill for effective product managers. The ability to express concepts in numerical, financial, or statistical terms is a critical but often overlooked discipline. Product managers need to be as competent in these domains as they are in customer problems and pain points.

Agile Chef

Xebia

Agile Chef As a real ‘Foody’ I love to spend hours in the kitchen and experimenting. The post Agile Chef appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Product Management Scrum scrumI also watch a lot of TV shows and documentaries about food. The other day I was watching an episode on Michelin star Chef’s and this one was about Richard van Oostenbrugge. He recently received his first Michelin star […].

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A Product Manager’s Guide: Working With Jira

iTexico

A Product Manager’s Guide: Working With Jira. To underpin the success of any product, the main focus should be shifted towards its quality. As a product manager, you have most of the details regarding the product being developed. Dedicated Agile Sprint.

Improve your Product Management with Ellen Gottesdiener

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

How do we improve in the area of product management? In this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest Ellen Gottesdiener, President of EBG Consulting, discuss ways companies can better oversee the development and lifecycle of a product in its entirety. Marcus and Ellen also discuss her Agile Product Planning method, best practices in the area of product management, and effective decision making methods with product management within your organization.

Digital Product Management An Introduction For Executive Leaders

Evolution4all

In today’s world for companies to be successful, they must be extremely good in Digital Product Management! LEAN PRODUCT MANAGEMENT GUIDE. We have developed a Product Management Guide to help you understand how to successfully apply Lean StartUp practices to deliver better products to market faster. But it is not only that, Lean Product Management requires certain practices, processes and organizational structures to ensure success.

Article: Data-Driven Decision Making – Product Management with Hypotheses

InfoQ Culture Methods

The Data-Driven Decision Making Series provides an overview of how the three main activities in the software delivery - Product Management, Development and Operations - can be supported by data-driven decision making. In Product Management, hypotheses can be used to steer the effectiveness of product decisions about feature prioritization. Product Management Stories & Case Studies Measurement Process Data Agile Culture & Methods article

All Method, No Madness: Guiding Agile Teams Through Testing

Speaker: Amanda Stockwell, President of Stockwell Strategy

Many Product Managers feel quality user research can't keep up with the fast-paced agile teams. However, if you're willing to adapt, you don't have to sacrifice agility or insights. Join Amanda Stockwell, President of Stockwell Strategy, as she covers issues agile teams have and how to solve them.

What a Great Time to Invest in an Agile Certification! Overview of Your Options: September, 2020

Gorilla Logic

If you’re interested in Agile software development, I highly recommend you consider investing time in an Agile certification. In this blog, I will provide an in-depth review of the recognized Agile certifications, creating a map to help you make the best decision for your needs.

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7 Things You Need to Know About Agile Product Management

SolutionsIQ

The enterprise primed to survive and thrive in today’s environment, guided by a clear vision and human-centric values, has all four of the business agility capabilities: Delivery Agility. Product Innovation. In our upcoming webinar, “Enabling Product Innovation Through Agile Product Management,” we paint a picture of how innovation is possible with an evolved, Agile approach to product management.

A Tale of Agile Portfolio and Product Management – Two Critical Capabilities

SolutionsIQ

Organizations thrive – or perish – on the strength of their products and services. Ironically, few companies have developed the portfolio and product management capabilities required to build products and services that customers actually want, use and love, leaving incumbents vulnerable to disruption. Agile portfolio management is critical to decision-making, because all organizations have limited funds with which to finance all the work they do (i.e.,

A missing piece in SAFe product management

Net Objectives

Click here for more information on MBIs and MVPs, This is part of our Tips for Agile. Lean suggests that we work with small batches, be able to deliver value quickly and to drive from a business perspective (typically through delivering value to the customer). Deliver value’ means not just to deploy something but to ensure that value can be realized by the intended customer.

Innovating and Driving Agility with Tech: No-Code Development

Speaker: Gautam Nimmagadda, CEO, Quixy

Product Managers: are you wondering what your teams will look like in the future? If so, it's time to look to no-code development. With it, you can leverage hyper automation, strengthen and accelerate growth, and drive value. Your teams will be able handle more projects, and focus on the real challenges. This webinar harnesses the wisdom of today's business leaders and the global pioneers of tomorrow. Join Gautam Nimmagadda, CEO of Quixy, and learn how to leverage tech to drive agility with citizen development and the no-code movement.

Four Ways an Outsourced Agile Product Owner Delivers Value

Gorilla Logic

Let’s say that you have an idea about a product that represents a business opportunity. Maybe you need to increase user engagement, or improve your current product experience, or increase revenue. However, you might find that an outsourced Product Owner offers unexpected benefits.

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Article: Agile Initiative Planning with Roadmaps

InfoQ Culture Methods

Most “agile” initiatives fail to meet their value, time and budget goals despite spending ½ their time and 1?3 Agile Initiative Roadmaps add product, project, architecture and UX planning to initiatives so that you can take a longer view with a small amount of time and effort, which means that you can deliver benefits much sooner at a lower cost. Product Management Project Management Planning Culture & Methods article

Product Managers vs. Project Managers: Difference, Responsibilities, and KPIs

Altexsoft

How often do you confuse a project manager and a product manager? The Project Management Institute says that only 58 percent of organizations fully understand the value of project management. Comparing the role of project manager & product manager. First things first, what’s the difference between a project and a product? Project is a process of creating a product or a service. Project manager runs the product development.

Lean Product Management An Introduction For Executive Leaders

Evolution4all

Lean Product Management is the digital product management methodology that ensures effective management of product life cycle and success in the market. LEAN PRODUCT MANAGEMENT GUIDE. We have developed a Product Management Guide to help you understand how to successfully apply Lean StartUp practices to deliver better products to market faster. Lean Product Organization. The Digital Product Manager.

How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Before agile approaches took the world by storm, we used Gantt charts and defects to measure project and program progress. We had trouble measuring product progress until just before release—often too late to change anything. Join Johanna as she discusses how agile approaches change what we measure, and possible measures you might use in projects, programs, and to assess the product as the team(s) build it.

Product Manager and Product Owner: A Powerful Team

Gorilla Logic

Have you ever wondered why some organizations have a Product Manager and a Product Owner (sometimes called a PO) while others only have one or the other? In this post I will explain what organizations typically expect from a Product Manager and a Product Owner. When I First Realized a Product Manager and a Product Owner Might Be Two Different People. I had been performing both the Product Owner and Product Manager roles.

Building Agile Partnerships - Lean Agile Procurement

Scrum.org

With traditional contracts the scope of work can become fixed and may prevent the Product Owner using the Product Backlog to focus on value and respond to feedback. Lean Agile Procurement is designed to reduce delay in establishing the partnerships, and providing clear constraints on the business relationship. The traditional approach of RFI – RFP – Review – LOI is neither lean or agile. Aligned to the Agile Manifesto. TL;DR.

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AoAD2: Choose Your Agility

James Shore

This is a pre-release excerpt of The Art of Agile Development, Second Edition , to be published by O’Reilly in 2021. Choose Your Agility. Real talk: There’s no point in Agile for the sake of Agile. The only reason to become Agile is to improve your results.

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How Product Managers Can Take Back Control with Feature Flags

DevOps.com

Product managers live in a high-speed world and are always focused on releasing the most impactful features in the shortest amount of time. Since users have grown accustomed to regular UI updates and bug fixes completed in near real time, this frenetic pace at which product managers work will only increase. The post How Product Managers Can Take Back Control with Feature Flags appeared first on DevOps.com.

Multiple products Scrum teams, how do you deal with that?

Xebia

Multi Products Scrum teams are in reality observed often. In most organizations there tend to be more products than teams. While scaling frameworks give solutions on how to cope with a big Product and […]. The post Multiple products Scrum teams, how do you deal with that? Agile Agile Coach Continuous Delivery Devops Product Backlog Product Management Release Management Scrum Transformation Agile transformation CICD less SAFe Scaling Agile Scrum teams

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Cargo Cult Agile — A Checklist to Open the Discussion

Scrum.org

TL; DR: The Cargo Cult Agile Checklist for Download. You want to know the state of agility in your organization? If the average number of checkboxes marked is higher than nine, then you are probably practicing cargo cult agile in one form or another.

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Agile extended: 3 business agility trends to watch in 2019

TechBeacon

Enterprise agile practices are becoming more pervasive in product management, portfolio management, and human resources. App Dev & Testing, Agile, Agile, Agile Enterprise, Enterprise AgileSo, what does this all mean for businesses and for IT?

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A Simple Solution to Agile at Small-Scale

Net Objectives

I keep running across organizations with 4-10 dev teams struggling with Agile. On one hand they see something that can work at the team but doesn’t help them with their product management. On the other … Continue reading "A Simple Solution to Agile at Small-Scale". Agile at Scale Lean-Agile Product Management Team Level Agile

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AoAD2 Chapter 5: Invest in Agility

James Shore

This is a pre-release excerpt of The Art of Agile Development, Second Edition , to be published by O’Reilly in 2021. Invest in Agility. Investing in Agile is important because it changes your constraints. They’re the secret to Agile success. Choose or Create Agile Teams.

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AoAD2 Chapter 3: How to Be Agile

James Shore

This is a pre-release excerpt of The Art of Agile Development, Second Edition , to be published by O’Reilly in 2021. How to Be Agile. What does it mean to “be Agile?”. As we’ve seen in the previous chapters, Agile is a philosophy: a way of thinking about software development.

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How To Maximize An Agile Team – Don’t Give Up On Scrum

Modus Create

When I first attended Scrummaster training, I went in wide-eyed and excited to learn all of the secrets behind this amazing “new” agile project-management strategy called Scrum. My productivity suffered. It got so bad that the CEO outlawed Agile altogether. Scrum is popular for good reason, and it brings a lot of concrete ideas to the abstract concept of “agile” (echoes: agileagile …).

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AoAD2 Chapter 2: Why Agile?

James Shore

This is a pre-release excerpt of The Art of Agile Development, Second Edition , to be published by O’Reilly in 2021. Why Agile? Agile isn’t a silver bullet, either. In fact, Agile isn’t really about increasing productivity. Your teams will need time to learn Agile.

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Agile extended: 3 business agility trends to watch in 2019

TechBeacon

Enterprise agile practices are becoming more pervasive in product management, portfolio management, and human resources. App Dev & Testing, Agile, Agile, Agile Enterprise, Enterprise AgileSo, what does this all mean for businesses and for IT?

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AoAD2 Chapter 4: Investing in Agility

James Shore

This is a pre-release excerpt of The Art of Agile Development, Second Edition , to be published by O’Reilly in 2021. Investing in Agility. One of the recurring themes in this book is that, in order to be Agile, your organization has to buy in to the underlying Agile philosophy.

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Six ingredients of agile organizational design

Scrum.org

In this article, I want to clarify the need for agility in modern businesses and what agility in organisational design actually is. This design produced an organisational structure with separate departments for every task that a business requires: Production, Accounting, Sales, Marketing, HR, IT, etc. Value is created in a horizontal flow (for example from R&D to production, packaging, delivery and customer support), but the steering mechanism is vertically oriented.

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