Thanks to everyone who made Product Conf a great day. Many of your have thanked us and we want to thank you. The slides from the sessions will be posted her over the coming weeks, as well as videos of some of the sessions. If you have and questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us here

We’ve posted videos from the day here.

Speakers

Don Reinertsen

Don Reinertsen

An Introduction to Second Generation Lean Product Development
Lean methods have been used for over 50 years in production processes, producing huge economic benefits. They are based on many principles that are transferable to product development. In fact, these methods are

Jez Humble

Jez Humble

The Culture of Lean Product Development
The modern lean/agile paradigm for product development takes an experimental, iterative approach to building new products. However many organizations demand certainty in the outcomes of their product development process. In this talk Jez will explore the science

Mary Poppendieck

Mary Poppendieck

Platforms Beat Products – Almost Every Time
Have you taken a look at the really successful internet companies lately? Have you noticed that they are no longer sell software products? They host software platforms – marketplaces where some parties display their wares and others find…

Slides

Jeff Gothelf

Jeff Gothelf

Scaling Lean: Project, Program, Portfolio
The term Lean has become widely popular, particularly with the word “startup” attached to it. This has led many people to believe this is an approach to work relevant only to new companies or initiatives. Lean-curious companies who have tried

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Jeff Sussna

Beyond Products: Unifying Design and Operations
In the digital service economy we need to go beyond product thinking and design for service, not just software. Faced with ever increasing complexity and uncertainty, we have to design for failure and operate to learn. Shipping features is necessary

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Jeremy Kriegel

Jeremy Kriegel

Sketch You Can!
Demystifying a Powerful Collaboration Technique

“This meeting is a waste of my time.” When was the last time you had that thought? Was it because the conversation wasn’t focused, or people couldn’t agree, or maybe they were in violent…

David Hussman

From Progress to Product: How do we get there?
We’ve spent years working on helping teams and programs visualize progress and work to get more done. In some places where flow was more of a constant, the focus switched from getting more down, to learning faster, sometime learning

Anne Steiner

Anne Steiner

Building the Wrong Thing Faster: Two Delivery Successes That Led to Product Failure
Anne shares the story of two product development efforts that were wildly successful in terms of delivery but were misses in the market. She’ll discuss the ups and downs of each and how delivery

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Shivani Stumpf

Shivani Stumpf

Find reps who like putting numbers on the board, you’re ok. Find engineers who like putting numbers on the board, and you’re invincible.
What I would like to talk about through story telling is how product-market fit trumps everything – including the best

Anna Bliss

Product Managers Do Not Spring Forth from the Head of Zeus Fully Formed
There are not (yet) college degree programs or courses for a career in product management. While product managers often come from the engineering ranks, they might also come from finance, marketing, business

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Vivienne Whitfield

Product Managers Do Not Spring Forth from the Head of Zeus Fully Formed
There are not (yet) college degree programs or courses for a career in product management. While product managers often come from the engineering ranks, they might also come from finance, marketing, business

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Dion Stewart

Dion Stewart

Annotated Journeys: Story Mapping Evolved
Story Maps and Journeys are tools that help us focus product delivery around the question – “what do we want to learn next?” Annotating journeys drives collaborative discovery and delivery around UX, creating measurable outcomes and

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Angie Franks

Angie Franks

Designing Products with a Market Driven Approach
The best products are designed and built with a vision to solve a problem. Not just any problem, but one that someone will pay to have solved. In today’s agile, 2-week sprints, move fast…no, even faster environment, how do we design products…

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Anita Ganjegunte

Anita Ganjegunte

Lessons From the Game of Thrones – Our Journey From Project to Product in a Large Company
The agile transformation game in large companies – from Project to Product focus. How the agile approach shifted the thinking from large, single delivery linear projects to smaller, incremental…

Farzana Ashraf

Product Delivery With a Twist
How do you feel about committing to numerous multi-million dollar customer contracts simultaneously that come with pre-determined delivery dates while the scope is not fully…

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