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Category: Productivity (139 posts) Page 1 of 14

Ronan Dunlop
Productivity

What does it really mean to be a happy Product Manager

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Let’s face it, being a Product manager is stressful. Deadlines, metrics, team dynamics, changing priorities, attention to detail, big picture thinking, oh and backlogs that continue to grow and shame us with their mere existence. It’s also not uncommon to think we’re not doing as well as we could and that other organizations are probably doing a better job. Read more...

Jeremy Jarrell
Productivity

Focusing On Predictability Over Velocity

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One of the challenges that organizations who are new to agile often face is a perceived loss of insight into their teams’ progress. After all, if an agile approach asks teams to forego the creation of a detailed upfront plan then how will that organization know if their teams are on track? Read more...

Candice Yono
Productivity

Deliver User Value Faster with CI/CD Integrations

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Delivering user value quickly and reliably are key behaviors for businesses to succeed. As a PM or developer, it can be challenging to keep track of what features your team is delivering and when. It can be even harder to communicate progress to stakeholders who might not be in tune with the team’s day to day cadence. Connecting your backlog with the CI/CD tools that your team uses can provide more insight into what your team is doing, and help you better track the path to production. Read more...

Jeremy Jarrell
Productivity

Measuring the Business Value of your Stories

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Many agile teams have become obsessed with speed. How fast can we release? How fast can we close stories? How fast can we deliver to market? What too few fail to realize, however, is that none of this speed matters unless what the team is delivering is actually providing value to their organization. Read more...