Reading Time: 5 minutes If you dive into Agile Product Development, resp. in Agile Software Development you get into a lot of new and abstract terms. One of the most blurred and therefore most fascinating ones is "Value" resp. "Product Value". However, the Scrum Guide 2020 is keeping very quiet about an explanation. In this post I argue for the customer to benefit from value.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Product Discovery and Delivery are crucial in Product Development. In Product Discovery, we identify additional opportunities. In Product Delivery, we test continuously together with the customer our implementation.
Reading Time: 5 minutes In the traditional way, a Product Roadmap states when and which functionality will be released. The Roadmap is aligned with business strategy and release dates. It is a kind of Roadmap, a long-term plan. Instead, an Agile Roadmap is more about communicating our product strategy than it is about communicating features and dates. However, important dates should and could be mentioned, the Roadmap is a statement of intent and direction. The Roadmap visions the certainty and uncertainty of the project/product evolution. It is not a Gantt-chart, or milestone table.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Cynefin Framework, created by Dave Snowden is a framework for sensemaking when finding decisions. It draws on research into systems theory, Complexity theory, network theory and learning theories. It helps to identify how we perceive situations and make sense of our own and other people's behaviour.
Reading Time: 4 minutes You can sabotage your product delivery by focusing on customer/user feedback over product vision, by changing given requirements or by adding new requirements too often. In delivering a product there are six well-known anti-patterns: Product Death Cycle, Product Build Trap, Feature Hell, Experience Rot, Scope Creep, and Feature Creep.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In Lean Development/Manufacturing resp. Lean Production value is attached to „Value-adding“ and „non-Value-adding“ activities. it is not related to customer needs or usage. In Agile Product Development, “value” is interpreted differently.