Lean Kanban NA - Evolving Product Management
What is the role of product management in the new world of product development? Is it primarily a technical function? Or is it more about business? Today’s methods favor light processes, face-to-face interaction, and brief artifacts. However, executive management seems to miss the rich detail from the “old school” documents: GANTT charts, market requirements documents, and business plans. The product management track will explore roles and responsibilities, the importance of systems thinking, project prioritization, and the business process of software delivery.
Demystifying Agile Product Management - Rich Mironov
There's tremendous confusion about how product management works for Agile software development companies. Beyond the mechanics of Agile/Kanban and user stories, how do we define/build products that answer broad market needs that also resonate with large groups of customers and deliver revenue? There's been a split between high-level product planning and detailed software implementation.
Wiki Management: The Future of Management - Rod Collins
Conventional management thought assumes that command-and-control is the most effective way to organize the efforts of large numbers of people, but rapid change and increasing complexity have rendered that model obsolete. As a result, most managers today lack the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in world where new technologies have made collaborative networks smarter and faster than top-down hierarchies.