Although I have talked about this topic before, I cannot write a series of blog posts about Agile planning without acknowledging one of the fundamental realities of software development that Agile so rightly embraces: sometimes your plans need to change. No matter how much time and effort you invest upfront trying to figure out requirements… Continue reading Incorporating new feedback
In my current firm we are wrestling with many of these same issues and trying to figure out appropriate staffing. Do we need a sales engineer and if so what would that person do? Do we need more product owners? How much should product managers or product owners be involved in selling to strategic clients?… Continue reading If not you, who?
I will blog more about this soon but had to put it up as soon as I saw it. This is about Agile development at Spotify. I’ve got a link here to part 1 (of 2) but once you see the first part it gives you a link to the second. Maybe you’ve seen this… Continue reading An awesome and inspiring model
I spent some time today writing up goals for 2015 and for the next 5 years as part of my ‘end of year review’ for work. The goals flow from my performance review ending 2014 as well as from my reflections on what I would like to do and how I would like to grow… Continue reading Goals for 2015 and beyond
Way back in January I posted a plan to write about Agile planning (see the entry here: http://wp.me/p2BePD-3x). It was supposed to be a ten-part series that I hoped to complete in 3-4 months. The basic outline I wanted to cover in this set of posts was as follows: What’s so hard about Agile planning? The planning onion… Continue reading Regrouping on Agile planning
I started writing this blog a couple of years ago with the intention of posting once or twice a week. I wanted to share thoughts coming specifically out of my work as a product owner developing and selling software that enables users to manage their financial risks. I wanted to share things I was learning… Continue reading Update on what’s coming soon