Sydney Workshop: Managing Stakeholders and Priorities

This interactive workshop with Rich Mironov will help product managers improve their understanding and skills for working (upward) with their executives. We will frame the main challenges for company executives, then look at specific tools/techniques that product managers can use to drive decisions/strategies.

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Agile@Cork

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Agile Cork Dublin is hosting me for a talk on “Four Laws of Software Economics” that should drive executive-level decisions about business and software product strategies.

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ProductTank Dublin, Four Laws of Software Economics

Product Tank Dublin hosted me for a talk on “Four Laws of Software Economics” that should drive executive-level decisions about business and software product strategies.

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Making Hard Product/Portfolios Decisions (Product Tank SF)

Software executives and software product managers should focus first on putting the right products into their portfolios — since the primary drivers of market success are identifying the right markets, segments and customer problems to solve.

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Why You’ll Eventually Need a Product Manager at Your Startup

Very early stage startups don’t have dedicated product managers / product owners. But once they get to 30 people or have a few big-revenue customers, lack of product management can be disastrous.

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Portfolio Thinking: A Platform Example

Product management is about allocating scarce resources across existing products/services while exploring new opportunities. We need to combine top-down, bottom-up and market-in approaches to make good decisions.

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Making The Right Strategic Choices in Product Portfolios (RallyON)

Most agile improvement is focused on development teams, but most product failures happen before the first developer is assigned; before the first user story is written. How do we apply good validation, portfolio strategy and executive-level organizational thinking to building the RIGHT products?

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Driving Strategic Choices for Agile Product Portfolios (Agile Leadership Network)

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Most agile improvement is focused at teams, but product failures happen before the first developer is assigned. How do we apply good validation, portfolio strategy and executive-level organizational thinking?

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