Food for Agile Thought’s issue #210—shared with 23,637 peers—analyzes why customer journey teams may be superior to cross-functional teams; we enjoy a list of anti -agile personality types, and we listen to Mr. DevOps on how to build high-performance organizations.
We also help product managers to understand user research better; we delve into the most annoying collaboration mistakes of product teams, and we grasp the prerequisites of product-market fit.
Lastly, we thank Andy Cleff for compiling a list of approaches to measure team health and morale.
Did you miss last week’s Food for Agile Thought’s issue #209?
🏆 The Essential Read on Customer Journey Teams
InfoQ): The Magic of Organizing around Customer Journeys – and How to do it(via
Ole Jepsen and Maria Ebro Andreasen explain why cross-functional teams may be inferior to focusing on value streams and customer journeys.
Agile & Scrum
Crisp): Anti-Agile Personalities – Part 2(via
Anneli Olsen describes personalities that stand in the way of agile product development.
Agile Team Health Check Models:
Andy Cleff shares a comprehensive list of models intended to measure team health and morale—if that works at all.
InfoQ): 📺 Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations(via
In this Agile India keynote, Jez Humble presents the results from DevOps Research and Assessment research program.
📅 Professional Scrum Master Training PSM I — Berlin, October 8-9, 2019
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Product & Lean
Mind The Product): 📺 Great User Research (for Non-Researchers)(via
Steve Portigal tells us how to level up our research skills as product managers quickly.
Product Team Mistakes, Part 1: Communicating Company & User Needs:
Laura Klein has started a series of blog posts on the most significant mistakes product teams are making when it comes to collaborating.
Andreessen Horowitz): Product-User Fit Comes Before Product-Market Fitand (via
Peter Lauten and David Ulevitch redefine product-market fit on a ‘small cohort of very early power users.’
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