Food for Agile Thought’s issue #131—shared with 15,032 peers—focuses on how to make agile happen in large organizations: who will most likely kick-off a successful adoption, how to embed ‘experimentation’ in the culture, and why distributed teams do not exclude an organization from becoming agile.
We then get back to the challenge of ‘what to build.’ John Cutler shares a list of questions for product roadmap and prioritization issues, and we learn how to reduce the risk of creating an MVP with JTBD. Also, Alpha shared the results of its recent product management trends survey.
Lastly, we are invited to get a better understanding of Sociocracy 3.0 — one of the agile concepts left of the chasm.
Have a great week!
🏆 The Tip of the Week
Forbes): Ten Steps To Launch Your Agile Transformation(via
Steve Denning shares his observations how large organizations successfully make agile happen.
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InfoQ): Distributed Agile Leadership(via
John Okoro analyzes trends in organizational leadership that affect distributed agile teams.
Agile Alliance): Developing a Culture of Improvement & Experimentation(via
Chris Lucian reflects on when starting experiments is most likely to succeed: when the ‘usual way’ is completely broken.
GOTO Conferences): A Pragmatic Approach To Enterprise Agility with Sociocracy 3.0(via
Bernhard Bockelbrink introduces Sociocracy 3.0—70 lightweight and independent patterns for agile collaboration.
Product & Lean
Medium): 40 Roadmap Item Questions(via
John Cutler shares a list of questions useful for roadmap workshops, pitches, and filtering ideas.
thrv): Using JTBD to Improve The Build-Measure-Learn Feedback Loop(via
Jared Ranere suggests to figure out the customer need before testing a hypothesis by building an MVP.
Alpha): What are the major product management trends heading into 2018?(via
Nis Frome shares Alpha’s 2018 product management survey results.
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