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A good product roadmap is one of the most important and influential documents an organization can develop, publish, and continuously update. In fact, this one document can steer an entire organization when it comes to delivering on company strategy. This practical guide teaches you how to create an effective product roadmap, and demonstrates how to use the roadmap to align stakeholders and prioritize ideas and requests. With it, you’ll learn to communicate how your products will make your customers and organization successful. Whether you’re a product manager, product owner, business analyst, program manager, project manager, scrum master, lead developer, designer, development manager, entrepreneur, or business …

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How do you feel about playing the long game? Well, according to Simon Sinek, the bestselling author of numerous business and leadership books, we should all be looking a lot further ahead. The Infinite Game explores leadership choices, and provides guidelines to implement an “infinite game” plan. Finite mindsets focus on winning, whereas infinite mindsets develop a more significant cause than ourselves or our business. Collaborating with others, around a shared purpose, builds a better resourced, and more caring world. Sinek wrote The Infinite Game in 2019, as part of his own infinite game. His previous books, Start with Why, and Leaders Eat Last, lay …

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1. What is agile? There are four principles that are typically used to highlight the difference between agile and waterfall approaches to project management: ■ Customer collaboration over contract negotiation. ■ Individuals and interaction over process and tools. ■ Responding to change over following a structured plan. ■ Prototyping/working solutions over comprehensive documentation. The result is a rather different balance of the ‘Iron Triangle’: ‘waterfall’ will tend to treat scope as the driver and calculate the consequential time and cost; ‘agile’ commits set resources over limited periods to deliver products that are developed over successive cycles. read more please click here

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Scrum Definition Scrum is a lightweight framework that helps people, teams and organizations generate value through adaptive solutions for complex problems. In a nutshell, Scrum requires a Scrum Master to foster an environment where: 1. A Product Owner orders the work for a complex problem into a Product Backlog. 2. The Scrum Team turns a selection of the work into an Increment of value during a Sprint. 3. The Scrum Team and its stakeholders inspect the results and adjust for the next Sprint. 4. Repeat Scrum is simple. Try it as is and determine if its philosophy, theory, and structure help to achieve goals and …

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Agile methods are solidly in the mainstream, but that popularity hasn’t been without its problems. Organizational leaders are complaining that they’re not getting the benefits they expected. This article presents a fluency model that will help you get the most out of agile ideas. Fluency evolves through four distinct zones, each with its own benefits, required proficiencies, and key metrics. read more please click here

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