ProductsOverProcess

Click here to get updates and previews Imagine a world where Scrum Masters are replaced with Product Leads and Scrum Teams are replaced with Product Teams. In this brave new world, products are valued over process and teams learn to build less of the wrong thing. Validation is more important than progress and story points are secondary to satisfied customers. ...

Product Conf 2017

Product Chemistry - Making the Connections May 8, 2017 @ Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, MN Elevated user demands, heightened technical complexity and the expectation of rapid delivery are pulling product teams in opposite directions. More and more, product leaders are forced to unify these interests in the name of getting something out the door. During this year's Product Conference, ...

speakers

Product Conf 2016 Speakers About Don Don is the President of Reinertsen & Associates, a consulting firm specialized in the management of product development. He has worked with leading product development organizations for over 30 years, and taught executive courses at Caltech for 14 years. He is the author/co-author of three best-selling books on product development. His latest awarding winning book, The ...

Product Conf 2016

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 ...

“When Will It Be Done?”

David Hussman DevJam News, News

Sometime last year, I started working with a Fortune 100 company on a large, distributed product development effort. There were many “refactoring opportunities” – a term a friend once used to describe my code. Like many large efforts spread across locations, there were many constraints. One day, towards the beginning of the engagement, we were pragmatically introducing agile practices and …

How to Write Small, Valuable Stories

Andy McGrath Coaching, Coaching Page News, DevJam News, News

The Problem Chances are you’ve been there. You’re planning a sprint with your team and you know the stories are too big to be completed within the sprint. You propose a way of breaking the stories down, only to be told your breakdown is no good because each story no longer has business value or customer benefit. Worse yet, you’re …