EventStorming and how to monitor Domain Events for product management

Xebia

The post EventStorming and how to monitor Domain Events for product management appeared first on Xebia Blog. Continuous Delivery Domain Driven Design EventStorming Monitoring Product Management continuous delivery Domain Events EventstormingWe design, model, and create software to solve a problem for our customer (this can also be a customer from within the same company).

How We Use Hygger.io for Product Management

VironIT

We often learn about the best ideas, quality services or interesting products from other people who are not involved in our internal processes. We get used to what’s around us, although the teams in a nearby building may use much more powerful products and services. Posts Software dev product managementThis article is about how we’ve recently learned about the […].

Project Manager or Product Manager: what’s the difference?

AGILE-CODE.COM

What responsibilities do product and project managers share? How is product management different from project management? Fred from nTask answers important questions to highlight differences between Product and Project Management. The titles Project Manager and Product Manager are often misunderstood or confused with one another. Even a Product Manager can also take up certain responsibilities of the project management.

A missing piece in SAFe product management

Net Objectives

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. In other words, we need a definition for the smallest increment of value that delivers value from a business perspective.

How Product Managers Can Learn to Love Reporting

Speaker: Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager, Looker

For a long time, Product Managers have found it challenging to design interfaces inside their products that users could use for reporting. Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager at Looker, has done workshops with product managers who are looking to add effective reporting. He will use the example of a product manager of a learning management software system and how she would go through the process of defining reporting for users of the product.

7 Things You Need to Know About Agile Product Management

SolutionsIQ

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.

Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles – Steve Gilison

SoCal CTO

Steve Gilison worked as a market researcher and product manager at a startup where my company, TechEmpower , did the software / web development. I have about 11 years in the technology sector including roles doing market research, sales and product development.

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.

A Simple Solution to Agile at Small-Scale

Net Objectives

On one hand they see something that can work at the team but doesn’t help them with their product management. Agile at Scale Lean-Agile Product Management Team Level AgileI keep running across organizations with 4-10 dev teams struggling with Agile. They look to the two most popular frameworks out there for a solution (Scrum & SAFe) to solve their problems. On the other … Continue reading "A Simple Solution to Agile at Small-Scale".

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How We Build and Sustain High-Trust Teams

StubHub

By Jennifer Lau, Senior Product Manager Wellesley College, 2008. Today, in my role as a senior product manager at StubHub, I bring what I learned on the soccer pitch directly into our office. leadership customer-experience tech agile product-management

Products for Product People: Best Practices in Analytics

Speaker: Andrew Wynn, Senior Product Manager, Looker

Who builds products for the product people? As a product manager, you know how helpful custom tailored data solutions can be to doing your job well. Learn product analytics best practices from Andrew Wynn, Product Manager at Looker.

The Two Sides of Teams

LeanEssays

What product should be built? These are the most important questions for the success of any product, and yet for the longest time, answering these questions have not been considered the responsibility of the development team or the DevOps team.

Top 5 myths about agile teams – BUSTED

AGILE-CODE.COM

Designed to help deliver more rapid and efficient products and services, there are still confusions and uncertainties about Agile implementation feasibility, especially for organizations that have established cultures of other frameworks such as the Waterfall. However, fewer than half said that they use agile methodologies to develop products. Which means BDUF can result in overly complicating a product, which is normally a case with the Waterfall approach.

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The Product Owner Problem

LeanEssays

“We’re really struggling with the Product Owner concept, and many of our Scrum teams just don’t feel very productive.” Each market had a Product Manager, a traditional role found in most product companies. Maybe conveyed by our Product Owners.

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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. So, what does this all mean for businesses and for IT? App Dev & Testing, Agile, Agile, Agile Enterprise, Enterprise Agile

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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

Product Managers looking to leverage data to make informed product design decisions can learn a lot from renowned gaming company King, maker of Candy Crush and many other games - even if their product has seemingly no overlap with games.

SolarWinds Survey Surfaces DevOps Disconnects

DevOps.com

A survey of 336 developers, web product managers and DevOps practitioners published by SolarWinds, a provider of IT management tools, finds they spend most of their time troubleshooting applications—so much so that there is little time for strategic projects such as transitioning to DevOps practices.

Book review: Escaping the Build Trap by Melissa Perri

Wolk Software Engineering

I checked out some of the work of Melissa Perri online, and after watching her talk Escaping the Build Trap by Melissa Perri at Mind the Product, San Francisco, 2017 I decided to pre-order her book. I’m a software engineer, not a product manager, product designer or product owner.

Red Hat Adds Support for Nested Workflows to Ansible Automation Framework

DevOps.com

Bill Nottingham, product manager for Ansible, said the goal is to enable DevOps teams to reuse existing Ansible playbooks to kick […].

Essential SAFe for Mid-Scale Companies – #SAFeSummit 12

Net Objectives

Mostly they’ve done this because of: its Holistic view SAFe’s product management role Using WSJF to prioritize work How to manage shared services Using Kanban for product management Program increment planning event Good … Continue reading "Essential SAFe for Mid-Scale Companies – #SAFeSummit 12". Essential SAFe was intended for large orgs adopting SAFe at the program level. But many mid-scale companies have adopted it as well.

Harness Your Product Data: Better Understanding User Behavior Across Channels and Devices

Speaker: Kate Owens and Megan Bubley, SpotHero, Diana Smith, Segment, and Erin Franz, Looker

As a product leader, you are tasked with collecting and synthesizing your customer’s interactions with your product.The great news is that there are many tools used across your company which collect unique parts of your user’s journey.

Essential SAFe for Mid-Scale Companies – #SAFeSummit 12

Net Objectives

Mostly they’ve done this because of: its Holistic view SAFe’s product management role Using WSJF to prioritize work How to manage shared services Using Kanban for product management Program increment planning event Good … Continue reading "Essential SAFe for Mid-Scale Companies – #SAFeSummit 12". Essential SAFe was intended for large orgs adopting SAFe at the program level. But many mid-scale companies have adopted it as well.

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. So, what does this all mean for businesses and for IT? App Dev & Testing, Agile, Agile, Agile Enterprise, Enterprise Agile

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Review of The Professional Scrum Product Owner Course (PSPO)

Scrum.org

In January 2019 I was at Prowareness in Delft, Holland, and attended the 2 day Professional Product Owner course delivered by Ralph Jocham , co-author of The Professional Product Owner book. Agile Product Management. Product Backlog Management.

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Forrester Research answers your webinar questions on APIs and microservices

Akana

Ian Goldsmith, VP of product management for Akana at Rogue Wave Software, and guest speaker Randy Heffner, VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, helped attendees better prepare themselves to drive the right solutions. Continue reading → The post Forrester Research answers your webinar questions on APIs and microservices appeared first on API Management Blog - Akana. API Management Microservices

The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

But what steps should product managers take to add predictive analytics to their applications? Applications with predictive analytics are able to deliver massive value to end users.

The correlation between performance and user experience

Zend

I used to work as product manager for a company that developed a set of tools for recording website visitors’ actions (aka journeys) while collecting metrics on the web page usability.

Why teams starting out with SAFe need little SAFe training but do need ATDD up front – 6 days to #SAFeSummit

Net Objectives

I remember that my main focus was on training the managers, product managers and shared service managers. I remember my first SAFe implementation – Northwestern Mutual (you can see a case study of it on the SAFe website). While I did do a SAFe/Scrum course for the train, I wasn’t particularly worried about them. As … Continue reading "Why teams starting out with SAFe need little SAFe training but do need ATDD up front – 6 days to #SAFeSummit".

Why teams starting out with SAFe need little SAFe training but do need ATDD up front – 6 days to #SAFeSummit

Net Objectives

I remember that my main focus was on training the managers, product managers & shared service managers. I remember my first SAFe implementation – Northerwestern Mutual (you can see a case study of it on the SAFe website). While I did do a SAFe/Scrum course for the train, I wasn’t particularly worried about them.

What to do when prod management won’t provide MBIs to a program – SAFe countdown #10

Net Objectives

Most groups starting SAFe at the program level have done so, however, because they can’t get product management involved or believe the higher levels of SAFe are … Continue reading "What to do when prod management won’t provide MBIs to a program – SAFe countdown #10". Essential SAFe is intended for when a group of teams working together using SAFe. It presumes that a backlog has been created for the train(s) to work on.

Iterate Your Way to a Top Analytics Product Experience

Speaker: Richard Cheng, Associate Product Manager, Mark43

Mark43 is on a mission to bring public safety data management into the 21st century. To fix traditionally paper-heavy and error-prone processes, they needed a secure and easy-to-use product experience that simplified and unified crime data collection and management.

What to do when prod management won’t provide MBIs to a program – SAFe countdown #10

Net Objectives

Most groups starting SAFe at the program level have done so, however, because they can’t get product management involved or believe the higher levels of SAFe are … Continue reading "What to do when prod management won’t provide MBIs to a program – SAFe countdown #10". Essential SAFe is intended for when a group of teams working together using SAFe. It presumes that a backlog has been created for the train(s) to work on.

How Midscale Companies Can Use a Lightweight Version of SAFe – #SAFeSummit 13

Net Objectives

Many decide to use the SAFe program increment planning event but are left with little guidance on product management. Many mid-scale companies feel they are in the dilemma that LeSS is insufficient while SAFe feels like too much. SAFe”s intriguing because it provides many good insights – MVPs, MMFs, Solutions, and more. But many of … Continue reading "How Midscale Companies Can Use a Lightweight Version of SAFe – #SAFeSummit 13".

Forrester Research answers your webinar questions on APIs and microservices

Akana

Ian Goldsmith, VP of product management for Akana at Rogue Wave Software, and guest speaker Randy Heffner, VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, helped attendees better prepare themselves to drive the right solutions. Continue reading → The post Forrester Research answers your webinar questions on APIs and microservices appeared first on API Management Blog - Akana. API Management Microservices

How To Do Large Scale Scrum [Infographic]

3back

When An Organization Scales, There Are 4 Main Forces In Play: The need to decompose into multiple interacting Teams so that decision-making can be layered and decentralized to avoid overloading decision-makers (the problem the Product Management Scrum Team solves in the above infographic).

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Project Analytics: Visibility that Aids Risk Management

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

Product Managers face changes that put delivery at risk. This session will focus on the use of a One-Dimensional Product Backlog from a risk management point of view. Applying cascading risk thinking to make better strategic product trade-offs.

How To Do Large Scale Scrum [Infographic]

3back

When An Organization Scales, There Are 4 Main Forces In Play: The need to decompose into multiple interacting Teams so that decision-making can be layered and decentralized to avoid overloading decision-makers (the problem the Product Management Scrum Team solves in the above infographic). Many large organizations find it hard to deliver valuable Results [1] to their Stakeholders [2].

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Leading cross-functional conversations about data-driven products

O'Reilly Media - Data

A product manager's guide to employing data as a feature. As data becomes more accessible to consumers and enterprises, the demand for actionable data-driven products is growing exponentially across industries. But creating data-driven products is easier said than done.

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From Clarity to Confidence: A Flow of Software Development

Cory Foy

” Jenny, the Product Manager exclaims to the team. “This is awesome!” “We’ve been having some challenges retaining customers, and I think we’ve got just the right idea of how to fix it! It’ll require a little retooling of our sign-up flow, but I think the impact will be incredible.” ” Great ideas are some of the […

5 findings from O'Reilly's machine learning adoption survey companies should know

O'Reilly Media - Data

Do companies with more experience deploying machine learning in production use methods that differ significantly from organizations that are just beginning? New survey results highlight the ways organizations are handling machine learning's move to the mainstream.

How and Why: Embedded Analytics Interfaces For Your SaaS Product

Speaker: Sam Owens, Product Management Lead, Namely Platform

Sam and Jessica faced a problem that many product managers face: their customers wanted better analytics and reporting, but analytics wasn’t the core function of the SaaS product Sam and Jessica manage. Balanced competing priorities and managed expectations.