Life is done of routines. A routine has a taste of contradiction: sometimes is boring sometimes means comfort, security, trust. Respect a routine implies discipline and recognition about the value we can … Continue reading The Continuous Improvement Cycle
Agile Transformation is a test for the executives capacity to drive organizational change and business competitiveness. Agile Transformation affects all management levels and areas in the organization: since Tools, Processes, … Continue reading Agile Transformation is a test for executives courage
Type of bugs and CRs we can face, contexts we will face them, who normally will report them into the backlog and the product owner dilemma between occupy capacity with new feature or fixing bugs or improving/ adapting product details.
The Product Owner role for a software product in an industry which core business is not IT is, in my opinion a business enabler, sometimes a business transformation agent and an innovation partner. Someone who his success depends on the success of the business he supports. Sometimes it reminds me a wedding relationship, an alliance.
A release plan is an extremely important negotiation process. It should be factual based, considering dependencies, anticipating risks and sharing with your Product Owner concerns, plans to improve the product in non functional requirements (e.g. QA, Security, Performance, etc.). You are managing expectations, challenging how reliable is the predictability of your dev team. But should you only consider your MPP? How can you avoid emotions in the release planning process?
Coming from my last post How abstract really are story points? I had the idea to share with you some websites where, completly free of charges, you can start your Agile Scrum estimation meetings.
(Düsseldorf, Alemanha) Estou no meu caminho de regresso a casa de fim de semana longo em Antuérpia, a cidade de Rubens, um centro logístico que foi reinventado ao longo do tempo, … Continue reading Portfolio Management: How can we capture and prioritize demand in a Lean and Agile approach?
(Algarve, Portugal)-The digitization of traditional industries reveals major challenges that imply consensus between many and different parts. Defining a vision, a strategy, a program or a set of projects is … Continue reading How can Design Thinking be extremely useful during the Digitalization process in traditional industries?
Some days ago I was in a Jeep for 8 passengers, plus 2 seats counting with the driver, with a suspension higher than usual, the normal safari jeep… a wild … Continue reading Kanban can be very useful during Agile Transformation
Today I write my reflections on this exciting issue of leadership of servers, from Antwerp (Belgium), in a Portuguese cafeteria:)
Sometimes when we are requested to present a Product Roadmap it is hard to start… Start from where? Which features? Which inter-dependencies? How to define priorities? Priorities in the order of the tasks or in the features to enhance product value? MOSCOW can help you 🙂
I already did many Refinement meetings (or grooming meetings, as you prefere it). I think those are my favorite AGILE ceremonies, that moment where after a delicious, creative and smart discussion everybody selects THE CARD!!! There you observe so many things: who leads, who knows, who loves risk, who is more cautious, who influences, who will implement it 🙂