Food for Agile Thought’s issue #184—shared with 21,451 peers—covers eight winning agile management trends, we dive into waste in software creation, and we learn why Microsoft prevailed where General Electric failed.
We also address how to place a growth mindset at the core of your product strategy; we bring clarity to what data-driven means, and we applaud fyi for curating an enormous list of free product management resources.
Lastly, we bust trust building myths when you are in a leadership position—be surprised by the data!
Did you miss last week’s Food for Agile Thought’s issue #183?
🏆 The Essential Read
(via Corporate Rebels): The First Signs Of A Global Human Management Revolution
Corporate Rebels provides an overview of the governing management principles of the last two centuries and identifies eight winning agile management trends in the 21st century.
Hear from Product and Lean Startup Expert, Dan Olsen
Dan Olsen, the author of The Lean Product Playbook, will be sharing his Lean Product Analytics process on a free live webinar on Thursday, March 28th at 10 AM PDT/1 PM EDT. Hear real-world examples and use cases to learn how you can harness the power of analytics and experimentation to improve your product.
Agile Management Trends & Scrum
Medium): Agile as a Corollary to Twyman’s Law(via
Charles Lambdin points at that the most significant source of waste in software is building the wrong thing.
Forbes): How Mapping The Agile Transformation Journey Points The Way To Continuous Innovation(via
Steve Denning elaborates on the uniqueness of each agile transformation, why Microsoft won, and GE failed at the same challenge.
Signal vs. Noise by 37signals): The 3 most effective ways to build trust as a leader(via
Claire Lew shares the results of a survey based on the data of 597 respondents on how to best build trust.
Product & Lean
Mind The Product): 📺 An 8-Step Framework for Product Growth(via
Sylvia Ng A dives into the growth mindset of learning, experimentation, iteration, failing fast, looking at the full funnel, and leveraging data in decision making.
(via Amplitude): Are You Data-driven, Data-informed or Data-inspired?
Shayna Stewart explains when and how to leverage the ‘data-driven,’ ‘data-informed,’ and ‘data-inspired’ mindset to get the most out of your data.
(via fyi): 251 Free Resources for Product Management
The good folks at “fyi” created a huge repository of free resources and templates you need as a product mensch.
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