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


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. What's up awesome people.

Scrum Master vs Project Manager — An overview of the differences.


What are the differences between a Scrum Master and Project Manager? Isn’t a Scrum Master some kind of an Agile Project Manager? There is almost no overlap between the role of Scrum Master and the position of Project Manager. What is a Scrum Master?

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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. The AI Product Pipeline. We’ll start by defining the different phases of AI product development.

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


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. Project manager runs the product development.

32 Best Jira Alternatives For Agile Project Management Teams In 2020 [Free & Paid]


Or if you are just browsing the web for a great project management tool, this guide will ease your final decision. If you are new to it, Jira is basically used for project management, specifically for bug tracking. Bugs and defect management. Project planning.

The Project Manager (A Misunderstood Product Owner Stance)


The Project Manager is typically concerned with day-to-day progress of the Development Team. The Project Manager tends to measure the success of the team in the form of increased Velocity. A project manager is a professional in the field of project management.

Best Project Management Tools: Comparing Trello, Basecamp, Jira, Smartsheet, MS Project, and More


A project is a set of interdependent tasks that a group of people must complete in a certain amount of time to achieve its main goal – develop a product or implement a program. . Multiple teams involved in a project do their part of the work. Project tracking and reporting.

What is the Recommended Scrum Team Size?

Agile Pain Relief Notes from a Tool User

The Scrum Guide offers very limited guidance, suggesting 3-9 people per team (exclusive of ScrumMaster and Product Owner), without giving reasons or context for those numbers. Factors you should consider include: A sufficiently broad set of skills to build their product – aka Cross-Functional.


11 Must-Have Agile Tools for Software Teams


Whether it’s software development or project management, leading an agile team is not an easy task at all. Things can anytime go haywire if you don’t have the right agile tools in your arsenal. That’s why we are going to discuss 11 superb agile tools for software teams to help them respond to changes quickly and effectively. Here are 11 must-have agile tools that help software teams to collaborate better: Agile Tools. Bugs and defect management.

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Agile Product Development: How Clients Benefit From Adapted Agile Methods


Agile Product Development: How Clients Benefit From Adapted Agile Methods. What Is Agile? Agile is a method of software development that’s both flexible and adaptable, and evolves with the team and product throughout the development process.

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It is possible to shorten the idea-to-launch time span for industrial products

Cutter Consortium

In the Cutter Consortium Executive Update “ Twice the Product in Half the Time ,” the pair explores why it takes so long (years, even decades!) to get a new product out of the manufacturing plant. Myth 3: Iterating Physical Product Delivery Is Not Possible.

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 …).


Agile Movers & Shakers (6): The Liberators Christiaan Verwijs & Barry Overeem


TL; DR: The Agile Movers & Shakers Interview w/ Christiaan Verwijs & Barry Overeem. If so, you can subscribe here and join 26k agile peers. The Agile Movers & Shakers Interview with The Liberators Christiaan Verwijs & Barry Overeem. What brought you to ‘agile?’.

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How Designers, Developers & Businesses Work Together (Part 3)


This article is the last in a three-part series on the human-centered design approach to new product development. During each phase, key players drive forward one of three core aspects of product success. Focus on Functionality: Agile Development for Efficiency & Performance.

The Nightmare of Hiring a Great Product Owner


The Nightmare of Hiring a Great Product Owner. On LinkedIn at the moment, there are over 3500 available job positions for Product Owners across Germany. Product Owners are very rare and finding a great one is similar to finding a unicorn, an extremely difficult task. Agile in IT.

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Agile vs Waterfall: Key Differences And Definition?—?Which Model Is Better?


Agile vs Waterfall: Key Differences And Definition?—?Which Picking the right method for managing your tasks can either make or break the success of your projects. In this article, you’ll find out whether Agile or Waterfall is more suitable for your team. What Is Agile?

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The 3 Keys of Successful FinServ Innovation: Lessons from Developing an Audit Framework and Point-in-Time Architecture for Health Enrollment 


Our client came to us for help with their SaaS pharmacy benefits platform, which allows pharmacy benefits managers and insurance companies to configure customized policies to process monthly claims and provide customer service.

Product Leader – Not (only) agile


The Product Owner or product leader position is one of the most demanded positions in the market today; most companies understand how critical it is to have someone that holds a clear view of the product and can prioritize user stories in the agile team. But this is something that is not new; similar roles with some overlapping attributions have been present in our industry throughout the years: Product Manager, Product Officer, Project Manager and many more.

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How to Accurately Estimate Cost-to-Build: An App and Software Development Budgeting Guide


Accurate software development cost estimations are critical to staying within budget on any project–if an estimate shoots too low, a business could end up with a piece of software that can’t pay for itself, or remains completely unfinished. Product Strategy & Minimum Viable Product.

Three Business Agility Trends to Watch in 2019


ESM Drives Agile Transformation Beyond IT. It’s 2019 and thanks to ESM (employee service management), ITSM best practices are driving business agility and an improved employee experience across entire organizations through the spread and adoption of agile techniques and principles.

Why bosses should allow more schedule flexibility


Two of the biggest reasons people disengage at work are a) policies with arbitrary and often antiquated, strict and unnecessarily punitive time requirements and b) micro-management. Giving employees agency in their own work fosters healthier, more productive workplaces. New business tools, like business project management software packages, have been made available and are wonderful, cost-effective methods to facilitate a more flexible work environment.

A Complete Guide to User Story Mapping: Process, Tips, Advantages, and Use Cases in Product Management


Planning a software product is a lot like asking people to cook an egg. If there was a product backlog for a meal made of eggs, it would probably include user stories like: #1. Product backlogs were created to communicate product requirements and vision.

A Guide To Outsourcing: When To Outsource Software Development and How To Get Started


This can be magnified among teams who are hired to take on a single, finite project. It’s also important to ensure candidates know the technologies or methodologies you’ll be working with (for example, Agile) as these may vary in different areas.

How Agile Work Actually Works with Allen Holub

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

How do organizations actually work with Agile? In this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest, Allen Holub, discuss what organizations get wrong about Agile. The Agile way of working can be a shock to an organization’s system. Why Agile is failing (3:55).

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How Definition of Done Delivers The Best Product Ever


When teams understand and adapt the Definition of Done they can develop the best product ever. Look at how your team can aim to develop and deliver products through collaboration, accountability, and iterative progress when working with Agile. What is Scrum in Agile?


Kanban vs Scrum?—?Every Difference Your Team Needs To Know [2020]


Every Difference Your Team Needs To Know [2020] Scrum is the most popular Agile framework today ( 56% of all Agile teams use Scrum ). Or is Kanban, one of the trending agile frameworks today , a better fit for your team? There’s no manager to manage the team.


How to Manage 6 Challenging Personality Types in Meetings – Part 3: The Great Debaters

Modus Create

As a designer on the project, I was part of the delivery team. The delivery team’s goal was to inform the product owner about technical feasibility and dependencies. Rather than focus on technical feasibility and dependencies, we focused on how the designs could be different or proposed removing entire features without consulting the product owner. Write these intentions out on a slide and project it in the room or video conference.

Kickoff Meeting


In present-day world, Agile projects require lots of planning and collaborative effort among the team members, in order to deliver high quality product & high customer satisfaction among other benefits of Agile project management. Product Strategy.

The Two Sides of Teams


Perhaps the biggest shortcoming of agile development practices is the way in which teams decide what to do. What product should be built? Historically, someone with the role of business analyst, project manager, or product manager made the critical decisions about what to build.

Taking Advantage of Status and Status Categories in Jira

Modus Create

The typical Statuses that are in a Project Management project are: To Do, In Progress and Done. The Status of an Issue is used in several areas in Jira: Agile Boards, Dashboards, and Reports. Agile Boards. Agile Software Development Atlassian Product Management

How to be Prepared for Atlassian Certification – Part 3: The ACP-300 Exam for Agile

Modus Create

In this part of our series, we cover how to tackle the ACP-300 exam for the Agile Development with Jira Software (ACP-JSW) certification. The ACP-300 is the certification exam for Agile Development in Jira Software. Currently, all of Atlassian’s certifications revolve around administering Jira or Confluence or both, and are completely agnostic to the project management methodology used (Agile, waterfall, water-scrum-fall, etc.).


Advanced Scrum Product Ownership - Riding Dinosaurs


. What does Scrum Product Ownership have to do with Dinosaurs? But Scrum Product Owners actually need to learn how to ride a Dinosaur! I've been using a visualization that people find useful for understanding the relationship between the various Lean/Agile requirement containers.


The Nightmare of Hiring a Great Product Owner

Luis Goncalves

The Nightmare of Hiring a Great Product Owner. On LinkedIn at the moment, there are over 3500 available job positions for Product Owners across Germany. Agile in IT. Many of the companies who use Agile only use it for IT. Project Managers Based on Orders.

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As a Leader?—?Why I Love to Teach!


As a Global Vice President at a major financial institution, I spend two days a week teaching Product Ownership, Agile Leadership, Scrum, and Kanban to 25 employees per week. They share what they are struggling with, as they are implementing agile. Scale our productivity.


How the Organization Can Help Empower the Product Owner Role


While working with plenty of Scrum Teams and teaching Professional Scrum Product Owner classes, I observed a similar anti-pattern regarding Product Owners, which resembles anti-patterns of Scrum Masters who are not empowered. . Product Owners starts sometimes as “scribes” or “proxies”.

What Happens to Managers in Scrum? – Episode 1 of ScrumCast


What Happens to Managers in Scrum? . Each episode will explore organizational Agility and Scrum patterns, tactics, and techniques that drive real-world success. That word is manager. . Are they a Product Owner? What Do We Mean By Middle Managers?


Scrum Master Engagement Patterns: The Development Team


It is a blessing in the sense that Scrum can provide for most organizations a tailored approach to opportunistic, emergent product discovery in complex environments while mitigating the risk that will inevitably manifest itself in strengthened competitiveness by comparison to less agile competitors.