Agile · Planning · Principles · Product management

Daily planning

Many months ago I started writing a 10-part series on Agile planning (you can read the first post here if you want to catch up; then keep going forward from there to find the other pieces, most of which are tagged as “Planning”).  Since that ambitious beginning I got frequently sidetracked and so I never… Continue reading Daily planning

Agile · Communication · Decision making · Development velocity · New features · Planning · Principles · Product management

Technical debt

The topic of technical debt came up in a couple of settings this week at work.  I’ve written about this topic before here (among other places) but two different situations raised this issue in the past week and a third provoked an interesting set of questions. First was a response from one of my readers. … Continue reading Technical debt

Agile · Bridge · Communication · Decision making · Leadership · Planning · Product management

The role of strategic thinking

I came across this quote in a book several of us are reading in my firm: The job [of the product manager/product owner] is to maintain and promote the product vision.  In practice, this means documenting the vision, sharing it with stakeholders, incorporating feedback, generating features and stories, setting priorities for release planning, providing direction… Continue reading The role of strategic thinking