Assumption mapping is a powerful activity that equips teams to evaluate their assumptions based on their significance and supporting evidence. By following a structured process, teams can clarify their assumptions, enabling well-informed decisions, mitigating risks, and bolstering the likelihood of success in their endeavors.
This article explores the strategic integration of the Design Ahead approach and dual track development methodologies in the realm of software development. By delving into the nuances of design, concurrent workflows, and seamless collaboration, it offers insights into orchestrating a harmonious symphony between design and implementation. From refining user experiences to developing new features, this exploration illuminates the path for organizations seeking to excel in the ever-evolving landscape of software delivery.
This comprehensive Press Release template provides a structured framework for implementing the innovative Working Backwards approach, a strategy favored by industry leaders like Amazon. By starting with the end customer experience and working backward, this method offers a clear pathway for product development and planning. The template’s sections guide teams in articulating the product/initiative/solution’s significance, key features, and benefits. Whether for remote collaboration or in-person workshops, this tool equips teams with a collaborative framework to craft impactful press releases.
Have you ever been in a meeting or workshop where someone suggested a technology solution that sounded great on paper, but later turned out to have unintended consequences or negative impacts? As someone who cares about building products that are better for society, I...
As a team member, it's important to support your product owner in order to ensure the success of the product. Here are three simple ways you can help your product owner: Plan a Lean Inception: A Lean Inception is a process that helps a team quickly align and validate...
Steve Upton and I have worked for a few months in an article about a very successful workshop we have been running to help organisations going through a data transformation align their Data Mesh goals and strategy. In fact, the workshop is an initial path for new...
Knowing the real needs of users and developing features consistent with this reality are key factors in building successful products. In this article, you will see more details on this topic, especially regarding techniques for writing quality and assertive User Stories, examples and other related topics, which are also brought up in the book Product Backlog Building (PBB), by the authors Paulo Caroli and Fábio Aguiar.
Many people are talking about Data Mesh. But there are even more people asking for references on the topic. I have been involved in many Data Mesh engagements and I will be sharing more about it in future articles. In this short article, I share the result of a retrospective with 50 people from different organisations.