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When Dual-Track Agile and Product Discovery go wrong

This will be an article longer than usual because it comprises an overall understanding to anyone unfamiliar with Product Discovery and Dual Track. It also contains many ingredients I used in my talk at ITSpring Minsk this year with the title Dual-Track Agile:: Lessons from the trenches. For a better-guided read, I've divided the content as … Continue reading When Dual-Track Agile and Product Discovery go wrong

ITSpring 2019 Journal

You can download the presentation here => Implementing Dual Track Agile: Lessons from the trenches (EN) Space Agency was formidable in making sure the experience for a Speaker was the most seamless and enjoyable as possible. They got care for all the annoying part of the flights, alocation and commuting from/to airport. They even got … Continue reading ITSpring 2019 Journal

The Three Pillars of Product Agility, Part 3: Change and Collaboration

(Part 1) (Part 2) In this post, I will discuss why we need to set the proper foundation to promote team and product group collaboration and alignment. Set the Ground for Collaboration For many organizations, keeping people aligned is one of the most challenging and time-consuming challenges. Achieving a successful alignment of managers, internal stakeholders, and … Continue reading The Three Pillars of Product Agility, Part 3: Change and Collaboration

The Three Pillars of Product Agility, Part 2: Experimentation and Customers

In the first part of this series, I went through the concept of a quarterly North Star to focus teams on outcomes. I also talked about the importance of fast decisions and how that can be cheaper than aiming for more information. In this second part, I will discuss the importance of reaching out to your clients and … Continue reading The Three Pillars of Product Agility, Part 2: Experimentation and Customers

The Three Pillars of Product Agility — Part 1: The North Star

As Agile methodology gains traction year after year, many companies are still finding it difficult to maintain their course and change a tire all while driving the car, too. What I mean by this metaphor is that business agility is an organization’s ability to adapt quickly to market changes—internally and externally—and to respond rapidly with … Continue reading The Three Pillars of Product Agility — Part 1: The North Star

Are you really a Transparent Organization? Find out if you have these 3 Core Values of Transparency

When you think of transparency, you usually default to the communication aspect: telling everyone what’s happening or admitting when you’ve made a mistake. These are needed, but not only. To some means to disclosure decisions only. To others means to evolve the team in the discussion of something that will affect them. There are many … Continue reading Are you really a Transparent Organization? Find out if you have these 3 Core Values of Transparency

Why Servant Leadership is so discouraged

One of the most crucial aspects of running a business is choosing an effective leadership model to help ensure success. The servant leadership model has become an increasingly popular choice in recent years because it focuses on meeting the needs of employees and empowering them to do their best work. This model was coined by … Continue reading Why Servant Leadership is so discouraged

I’ve got a substantial raise. Why am I not happy?

Some years ago, after working in a company for some time, I got a substantial raise. My teams were performing, I introduced new methodologies that proven right and quickly it started influencing others teams around. My impact on the organization was visible and the financial compensation was the positive consequence of it. But I wasn’t … Continue reading I’ve got a substantial raise. Why am I not happy?