Tips for Better Remote Meetings

Agile Alliance

That means more remote meetings, remote working sessions, and remote social catch ups. (My People agile teams meetings remote2020As of this week, many people who are accustomed to going to the office are working from home. I myself am mostly staying at home, avoiding face-to-face interaction with colleagues and friends, especially those over 65 or with medical issues. My book … Continued.

Is the Outcome of Your Meeting to Schedule Another Meeting?

Scrum.org

It often leads to lots of meetings filling our calendars and little time to “do real work.” Those meetings aren’t working sessions that are moving us forward and creating new insights as a team; instead they feel like a waste of time. How about your other meetings?

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Beyond the Basics: Online Meetings that Don’t Suck Your Soul

Let's Grow Leaders

We don’t hate online meetings – we hate soul-sucking wastes of time After months of online meetings, video conferences, Zoom, and Teams meetings, you’ve mastered the basics: You’ve got light in front of you (not behind you) so we can see you […].

Kickoff Meeting

Apiumhub

A well-designed kickoff meeting is a key part of this planning. The Kickoff Meeting. A kickoff meeting is where a product manager and relevant stakeholders set plans, goals, and responsibilities for the team’s work on a new product or set of features. If the product owner runs it correctly, a kickoff meeting should bring: Product Vision. A kickoff meeting can benefit from various points of view and insights from all stakeholders.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

struggle to integrate analytics into their products, business models, and pricing strategies in a way that meets a range of user. In meetings, adjust the position of the dots. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS.

Toxic meeting culture

Erik Bernhardsson

I spent six years at a company that went from 50 people to 1500 and one contributing factor leading to my departure was that I went from a “maker” to a person stuck in meetings every day. It wasn’t that I wanted to do that, but everyone else kept dragging me into meetings. There’s about 47 million blog posts about why meetings suck and I’m not going to pile more onto that heap. For the record – a well run meeting is great!

Facilitate Celebrated Triage Meetings

Modus Create

Every single one of us in software development has received a Triage Meeting invitation and thought or even responded with, “I don’t have time for this.” I have noticed that some, if not most, people don’t feel these meetings have significant importance or value. Because often these meetings do not impact their contribution to their project or add value to their agenda. Individuals who attend a Triage meeting should be contributors and influencers.

agile42 meets Swedbank – in a webinar

Agile42

Continue reading agile42 meets Swedbank – in a webinar at agile42. An overview of the leadership framework, principles, tools and practices that help create an organization that can organically grow and adapt to challenges.

AI meets operations

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

One of the biggest challenges operations groups will face over the coming year will be learning how to support AI- and ML-based applications.

Use SMS Conference Call Reminders to Boost Meeting Attendance

Zipwhip

With so many of us working from home, staying connected with co-workers through conference calls and Zoom meetings has never been more important. Ensure attendees never miss a meeting with SMS notifications. We’ve all heard the excuse that a meeting just slipped someone’s mind.

How to Successfully Coach Your Sales Team to Drive Efficiency

Speaker: Steve Benson, Founder and CEO, Badger Maps

A great sales team starts with a manager who’s a great coach. To stay competitive in today’s market, you need to implement a formal coaching approach that is aligned with your buyer’s journey and internal processes to drive results. Fortunately, Steve Benson is here to help you become that great coach.

Agile Alliance Members Meeting 2020

Agile Alliance

The Alliance

End Meeting Nightmares: Manage Results, Not Activity

General Leadership

“A meeting is an event at which the minutes are kept and the hours are lost.” Admit what you already know: Your meetings are ineffective. You’re people know your/their meetings are ineffective. You’re people check out the minute they walk into their meetings. End meeting nightmares. Here’s a few ways you can transform anemic meetings into vitally dynamically sessions; 1.…

Article: Can Your Meeting Kit Cut It?

InfoQ Culture Methods

Every team meets. Most run their meetings the same way their grandparents and their grandparents' grandparents did. Meeting records predating the Romans describe a leader pontificating, brief back-and-forth discussion, then a conclusion with an inconclusive bit of mumbled agreement.

Scrum Values meet Agile Principles

Scrum.org

For example, I am sure you have visited a company before and you learned a lot about a particular culture by meeting simply the front desk receptionist or security guard.

Meet Your Goals with a Practical Product Strategy

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Whether you manage a feature, a product, or a whole suite of products, you likely have some goals that you're trying to meet. But do you have a strategy? Strategy and goals are different. It's your strategy that allows you to make decisions that help you meet your goals in the first place. For example, if you want grow your revenue, your strategy may be to enter a new market - and you may decide to make your product stand out in that market by adding analytics. If you want to have an articulated strategy that you can use to make decisions, stay on-track, and meet your product goals, this is the webinar for you! Join Nils Davis, author of The Secret Product Manager Handbook, as he explains how you can get your team aligned to a practical product strategy.

Our 10 Tips to Have Productive and Engaging Virtual Meetings

Scrum.org

Virtual meetings are an essential platform for this. In this post, we share our tips for making virtual meetings a useful, productive and engaging experience. In order to have an effective meeting, it's important to first create personal connections. Even more so than with regular meetings, it's very hard to stay focused when you’re essentially listening to someone going on and on about something. So make your meetings interactive. just like in regular meetings.

How to Decide Which Meetings to Skip

Next Level Blog

The number one business-related complaint I’ve been hearing from my coaching clients during the pandemic is that they are overwhelmed with a deluge of demand for participation in online meetings. So, if you’re feeling like there are too many meetings and too little you, you’re not alone.

Stop Emailing When You Should Have a Meeting

Let's Grow Leaders

Have a meeting for more bandwidth and speed Recently we were delivering a leadership development program when Annia, a senior leader in the firm, raised her hand and addressed the room: “I’ve noticed that many of us quickly send an email rather […].

Meeting Design

A List Apart

A note from the editors: We’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 2 (“The Design Constraint of All Meetings”) of Meeting Design: For Managers, Makers, and Everyone by Kevin Hoffman , available now from Two Waves. Better Meetings Make Better Memories.

How King Crushes New Product Development using Data-Driven Insights

Speaker: Ian Thompson, Head of Business Intelligence at King, and Zara Wells, Strategic Customer Success Manager at Looker

King uses almost a competitive launch strategy for new games, as each game has a series of KPIs that it needs to meet.

Top 8 Online Meeting Apps

Apiumhub

The demand for video meeting and conferencing tools has never been greater. Smaller meetings are being forced to move online. As Zoom currently experiencing security issues, Slack and other meeting apps see considerable increases in usage and offer free versions of some of their premium tools to support people all over the world during this difficult time. . Video meeting and conferencing apps is a powerhouse. However, not all meeting apps are good.

An Effective Business Review Meeting?

N2Growth Blog

If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be “ meetings ” ~Dave Barry. Everywhere I go I hear complaints about Business Review Meetings. Like a broken record every meeting.”. And their weekly (yes, you heard me right) 2 1/2 hour senior executive meetings are not only efficient and effective, but productive and strangely motivating as well. By John R. Childress.

Toxic meeting culture

Erik Bernhardsson

I spent six years at a company that went from 50 people to 1500 and one contributing factor leading to my departure was that I went from a “maker” to a person stuck in meetings every day. It wasn’t that I wanted to do that, but everyone else kept dragging me into meetings. There’s about 47 million blog posts about why meetings suck and I’m not going to pile more onto that heap. For the record – a well run meeting is great!

Rise of Cloud Gaming – Meeting the Challenges for ISPs

CableLabs

Light Reading recently posted an article titled “Operators need to prepare for the game-streaming tsunami” which talks about a new wave of game streaming services (aka cloud gaming services) that are on the way.

Games 101

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

As a Product Manager, you probably have to deal with technical debt. Regularly. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided. Unexpected details pop up, as small as UX that needs clean-up, and as big as a previously unforeseen flaw in the infrastructure of a project. We have to accept that nobody gets away without some technical debt. And of course, the longer you take to deal with your technical debt, the more difficult it becomes to address fully. Feeling frustrated? Fortunately, we can take a step back, gain clarity, and see how the decisions we make impact our technical debt. Then, we can make decisions about how we want to balance technical debt with other priorities. Are we willing to live with some level of technical debt in order to ship product and meet deadlines? Can we mitigate technical debt to get to an MVP faster?

Meetings that Get Results and People Want to Attend: June Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival on meetings that get results and that people want to attend. The post Meetings that Get Results and People Want to Attend: June Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

Lead Remote Meetings that Get Results and Build Relationships

Let's Grow Leaders

Even after social distancing ends, remote meetings are here to stay. In this episode you’ll get several ways to ensure that your remote meetings are the best use of everyone’s time – including how to take advantage of technology to do […]. The post Lead Remote Meetings that Get Results and Build Relationships appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Even after social distancing ends, remote meetings are here to stay.

How to Take Charge of Your Remote Meetings

Let's Grow Leaders

Lead remote meetings that get results and build relationships Tired of shadowy silhouettes, screechy feedback, and multitasking participants? Remote meetings are a daily fact of life for most leaders. The post How to Take Charge of Your Remote Meetings appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Communication Winning Well expectations leadership management managing remote teams Meetings remote meetings remote teams

CTOs Should Embrace, Stick to a No-Meeting Day

DevOps.com

You know the feeling: You open your calendar in the morning to find a completely booked day, back-to-back meetings and not even 15 minutes of time to complete any of the items on your to-do list. The post CTOs Should Embrace, Stick to a No-Meeting Day appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Culture Enterprise DevOps Leadership Suite company culture CTO engineering teams mangement no-meeting days Productivity

Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

Every business asks the same question: How can we increase revenue? Gary Galvin is here to answer that question. He will help you define metrics to drive success, empower your sales team, and create a culture driven by results and accountability; because when your team clearly understands what path they’re on and why they’re on it, they are that much more likely to achieve results.

Scrum Values meet Agile Principles (EBM)

Scrum.org

For example, I am sure you have visited a company before and you learned a lot about a particular culture by meeting simply the front desk receptionist or security guard.

How to Stop Having Stupid Staff Meetings

Let's Grow Leaders

I asked the crowd, “Raise your hand if you’ve been to a really stupid staff meeting.” “Keep your hand up, if you find most staff meetings in your career could have been more efficient.” Most meetings suck, but staff meetings are amongst the suckiest. Information sharing is never a good reason to meet–that can be done in different ways. If you don’t have topics that need real conversation, cancel the meeting.

How to Lead a Meeting and Make Effective Decisions

Let's Grow Leaders

Lead a Meeting that Gets Results by Clarifying Who Owns the Decision “This is so stupid—you asked for my opinion and then ignored it. The post How to Lead a Meeting and Make Effective Decisions appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

Meet Richard Sheridan and Andrea Tomasini

Agile42

The post Meet Richard Sheridan and Andrea Tomasini appeared first on agile42. By Sofia Svanbäck.

Meet the Small and Mighty OEM Client Portfolio

Dell EMC

We’ve listened and delivered: meet the Small and Mighty OEM client portfolio. Our customers have been asking for smaller, more stable products that deliver the performance they require. These innovative platforms deliver the small form factors needed for unique OEM environments.