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

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

How to Be a Product Owner When You Don’t Know the Product

At OutSystems, I found myself plunged into a sophisticated technological landscape. It’s a fast-paced, award-winning company with an industry-leading product, and there is a lot to learn and catch up on. As a senior product owner, two questions arose: how can I make informed decisions if I am just getting started? ​How can I be accountable … Continue reading How to Be a Product Owner When You Don’t Know the Product