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Agile Scaling Frameworks: Where is the Product Manager?

Most of these blog posts speak directly to Product Management concerns.  Today I want to talk to Engineering leadership too.  As you evaluate your options for scaling (SAFe, Nexus, DAD, Less, etc) please note:  you can’t scale Agile without someone in the Product Management role. Full… Continue reading

Easy Classification of Business Value for Portfolio Management

Whether you’re a Product Owner in an IT organization or a Product Manager in an ISV organization, you’re competing for scarce resources.  If you can’t quickly communicate the value of the work you’re proposing, you may lose out!  But if you can, you’ll stay in the… Continue reading

Strategy Really IS Hard To Do

So hard, in fact, that even CEOs of major global corporations don’t always nail it.  Here’s a great case in point from the a recent edition of Fortune Magazine. Proctor & Gamble’s previous CEO, A.G. Lafley, expressed P&G’s strategy under his leadership as “The consumer… Continue reading