How to Incorporate Client Feedback into Your Product Roadmap and Plan for Iteration

Accept360

Regardless of the project’s scope or your company’s size, product development requires client feedback. Feedback is the Basis of Agile Management. Top companies use client feedback as a roadmap to complete a project on time.

The UX Professionals’ Guide to Working with Agile Scrum Teams

Boxes and Arrows

The adoption of Agile software development approaches are on the rise across our industry, which means UX professionals are more likely than ever to support Agile projects. Many UX professionals seem stymied by the challenge of effectively integrating UX within an Agile development framework –but there are others in our field who have encountered the same problems yet are finding effective solutions. Frequent communication outside of standard agile interactions.

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Network Operating Model: How To Design, Build & Embed An Agile Operating Platform Geared For Mounting Complexity & Rapid Change…

The Future Shapers

When I overlaid my own strategic change experience and compared notes with the agile operating model approach that my team and I have developed at AllChange, I confess I struggled with some of the concepts within the book from a ‘how can it be practically applied’ point of view.

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Bringing User Centered Design to the Agile Environment

Boxes and Arrows

I had worked with SCRUM before, done training with Ken Schwaber (author 1 and co-founder of the Agile Alliance) and knew a few things from experience about how to achieve some success integrating a design team within SCRUM. Where did Agile come from?

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Seven Innovation Fundamentals for Leaders

Gregg Fraley

You will fail with: Lean, Agile, Design Thinking, TRIZ, Stage-Gate, Osborn-Parnes CPS, KILN’s FuseTrail, or a homegrown/blended framework. If you’re a leader, create the mandate , and get a diverse team organized to carry it out, in Projects. Projects change culture.

Connecting Innovation is the New Order of Play

Paul Hobcraft

My opening roadmap for our individual future design is built on connecting and collaborating. Exploring innovation through more facilitated conversations and investigation, designing pathways, roadmaps, blueprints and recognizing pattern recognition.

Unleash Your Visual Superpower!

Boxes and Arrows

We all sketch before we design, but too often the sketches go in a drawer when the project starts, often never to be seen again. One team I’ve worked with helps bridge this gap on strategic projects by maintaining an “experience roadmap.”

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Munich Re offers a real clarity to their innovating future

Paul Hobcraft

The mix of digital ingredients and having the approach to building a more agile, flexible and modular design approach gives a strong impression they are driving much innovation within the Insurance Industry.

Chief Digital Officer - To have or not to have

hackerearth

Digital transformation is real, today, and here to stay; there is no debate about that. However, organizations across industries vary significantly in the transformation process they adopt. Of the few common practices, the one that's highly debated is the position of a Chief Digital Officer.

Successfully shaping Digital Transformation

ITONICS

Having a clear strategy and a purposeful, structured process for implementing new business models and/ or gradually adapting existing ones to new business models will determine the success of digital transformation projects and company’s market position. By Andreas Rusnjak.

Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

There is a rub here, most transformation projects seem to fail. The key to innovation is clear; it is experimentation and this needs flexibility, to adapt, be agile, to test ideas.

Reinvention: Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption

Innovation in Practice

Leaders must change before they have to, and they must enable their organization to surf the incoming global shockwaves with intelligence, agility, strength, and command.”. “When they do, leaders and organizations can actually accelerate performance,” adds Sweetman.

How to setup an ‘innovation team’

hackerearth

This special team needs to be strategic, tactical, agile and fast. The strategy and the roadmap towards the desired innovation-driven mode are critical. To become really innovative, your company needs a special culture, a new mindset across all levels, disciplines, and functions.

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Corporate Vision: How To Translate Strategy Into Meaningful Execution

The Future Shapers

How To Design, Build & Embed An Agile Operating Platform. Acts as a high-level roadmap, articulating what the organisation wants to become – guiding transformational initiatives by articulating strategic intent and setting a defined clear and understandable direction.

Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

There is a rub here, most transformation projects seem to fail. The key to innovation is clear; it is experimentation and this needs flexibility, to adapt, be agile, to test ideas.

Expert Interview Series: Jennifer Riggins of Happy Melly On Growing Your Brand Using Collaboration And Innovation

IdeaScale

One supporter collaboration that has come out of our community is the Agile Uprising which looks to build a community around the agile mindset and includes four Happy Melly members as founders. Because of this, he was able to build his own company Workshop Butler which solves this problem and three of the other funders were some of its first customers, providing candid feedback in return for helping to steer the product roadmap.

5 Things to Stop Doing to Enable Enterprise Innovation

Moves the Needle

Of course, speaking to customers about their problems without having any defined product or solution roadmap in mind may seem awkward and even scary to many corporate employees (especially engineers and product developers). *This post originally appeared on Mind the Product.

Retail innovation: Trends, challenges and opportunities

hackerearth

The project facilitated by the Danish Food Cluster is an attempt to iron out the creases in food innovation. “We Develop a roadmap and build a strong business case. Retail giants such as Amazon have literally eaten up thousands of stores world over, capturing considerable market share.

5 Things to stop doing to enable enterprise innovation

Moves the Needle

Of course, speaking to customers about their problems without having any defined product or solution roadmap in mind may seem awkward and even scary to many corporate employees (especially engineers and product developers). *This post originally appeared on Mind the Product.

7 Habits of Highly Innovative Companies

ITONICS

Large corporations have taken steps towards being more agile and adapting to the rapid pace of digitization by improving their oftentimes long innovation processes and giving more autonomy to employees. Interestingly, Gmail , Google News , and AdSense evolved out of 20% projects.

Designing for Harmony

Boxes and Arrows

A different company wouldn’t have tried to pull off a project as risky as Harmony. Any manager at Intuit could request an Innovation Catalyst to help them drive design and experimentation on their projects.

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