Product roadmap software study

Bubblegroup

New report into the Product Roadmap Software Marketplace is published. Bubble is pleased to share news that our PPM Software Bubble Innovator features in a new and independent review of the Roadmapping software marketplace. In its recently-released (49 page) research report, ‘Roadmapping Software Studie’, TIM-Consulting and Fraunhofer IAO evaluated a number of prominent vendors offering technology and product roadmapping software.

Scaled Agile Framework: what is and how it works

mjvinnovation

SAFe is an agile framework for development that has been gaining a lot of prominence among developers and managers of software projects. Acronym of Scaled Agile Framework, SAFe is an agile development framework that provides a simple and lightweight experience for the team as it is divided into three segments: Time, Program, and Portfolio. One of the most difficult elements of agile philosophy is scaling. Want to understand more about agile practices? Agile

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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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Increasing innovation focus on the end-user segments within the energy transition story

Paul Hobcraft

The share of Renewable power is expected to rise to 85% by 2050 (source: Irena 2018 “Global energy transformation report”). There is a compelling need to design a roadmap for changing the energy system in nearly all cases. Each energy roadmap needs to build a business case, one that starts by asking where are the efficiency increases going to come from to pay for any change? Source of visual used: [link].

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

AureaWorks

Feedback is the Basis of Agile Management. Top companies use client feedback as a roadmap to complete a project on time. Agnes Roche , producer for Warner Brothers Games, says that many agile teams follow all of the steps in management — from sprint planning to daily standups — but seem to forget to loop in the client. If all of your post-delivery thoughts get tucked away in a report and never reviewed, then you’re just wasting the client’s time collecting it.

Governance Charter for Managing New Product Investments

Huub Rutten

The most relevant Steering instrument is of course that he can set the financial targets for his reports, his board members like the CTO, CMO and the Commercial VPs. Note: this risk is per definition embedded in several Agile methodologies.

Governance Charter for Managing New Product Investments

Huub Rutten

The most relevant Steering instrument is of course that he can set the financial targets for his reports, his board members like the CTO, CMO and the Commercial VPs. Note: this risk is per definition embedded in several Agile methodologies.

Swimming along a road in a flood of digital transformation

Paul Hobcraft

Recently I was asked to complete a review of digital transformation, to gauge where it presently is, to take a look at the leading emerging practices and ‘professional ‘wisdom’ and turn these insights into a report due out before the end of the year. We need to create a digital transformation strategy, a clear roadmap and build the business case as it is going to be, well, umm…… transformational.

Your Future Lies in Occupying the Innovation Job and Using the Skills it Provides

Paul Hobcraft

Source: World Economic Forum, Future of Jobs Report 2018. We need to manage reskilling and upskilling to mitigate against both job losses and talent shortages but prepared the future workforce to be more nimble, agile and fluid. We need to understand how to become more intrapreneurial, agile, and adaptable, and continuously seek out a diverse set of collaboration spaces as places where we can be seen, appreciated, and valued. We need to build our personal roadmap.

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If you want your employees at the forefront of innovation, let them fly free

ideas4allinnovation

Markets demand agility, but also addressing problems from an innovative and creative perspective; and pause and reflection are needed for this to be possible. To be autonomous, employees should refer to the organization’s roadmap; this should stay present and not dissipate between the sea of tasks that make up their daily activities. As symbolized by the graph, getting the machinery to move with agility requires the cogs to fit together.

7 Strategies to Accelerate Through Uncertainty

Peer Insight

Here are a few alternative ways to measure success: clarity on learning goals, deep understanding of why users feel the way they do, reported satisfaction with the offering, clarity on future roadmaps, willingness to recommend.

The Role of Data in a successful digital transformation journey

Acuvate

McKinsey Global Institute’s reports suggest that data-driven organizations are 23 times more likely to acquire customers, six times as likely to retain customers, and 19 times as likely to be profitable as a result.

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Innovation Management Software: Connect Creativity and Collaboration

Planview Spigit

No matter how you get work done, whether it’s Agile, traditional waterfall, Lean, or something in between, organizations must be able to establish an innovation culture where ideas are collected, evaluated, prioritized, and then turned into amazing products, services, and efficiencies that your business and your customers want. Visualize employee participation and activity, innovation value, and ROI with analytics and reporting. Ideation + Delivery = Innovation.

Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

I could outline countless ways to work through different examples, set about a strategic and operational digital transformation roadmap, to combine effective knowledge from people and excellence gained from what you need to do in IT and your technologies to get this going, but I will not here, as this is an opening primer, not a solution. The key to innovation is clear; it is experimentation and this needs flexibility, to adapt, be agile, to test ideas.

Capabilities and Leadership Close the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Innovation 360 Group

The theme of innovation as a business critical skill for years to come was central in the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs 2018 report, which explores how the workplace is coping with converging technologies. Most importantly, they will need the right cultural matrix to support agile operations and flexible work. We use these as benchmarks to identify gaps and develop a roadmap for each organization.

How Does RPA Look in Action- Manufacturing, Pharma and Retail

Acuvate

Implementing Robotic Process Automation is pretty straightforward, provided you have a clear roadmap, goals, and vision. Besides that, RPA can be a driver for agility, flexibility, and scalability within manufacturing units. RPA improves logistics operations by automating notifications, scheduling, and real-time reporting of logs for every carrier- significantly reducing the time and cost of maintaining these records.

Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

I could outline countless ways to work through different examples, set about a strategic and operational digital transformation roadmap, to combine effective knowledge from people and excellence gained from what you need to do in IT and your technologies to get this going, but I will not here, as this is an opening primer, not a solution. The key to innovation is clear; it is experimentation and this needs flexibility, to adapt, be agile, to test ideas.

Successfully shaping Digital Transformation

ITONICS

A = Agility: Agility stands for the ability to be flexible, proactive and ready for continuous market change and transformation in order to adequately react. Based on your (sub-) strategies you can develop business model options which have to be checked for their market viability in a lean and agile manner. The most promising options are then prioritized based on adequate criteria and translated into a roadmap which can be used to plan and manage the project implementation.

The Future of Key Accounts Management and Relationships in Consumer Goods – a methodology for change

mjvinnovation

For field sales teams, for example, a day in the life would consist of regular customer visits, visualising store layouts, identifying alternative paths for brand activation, and reporting back to internal teams to implement new strategies for customers.

Digitalen Wandel erfolgreich gestalten

ITONICS

Ausgehend von Ihren (Teil-)Strategien entwickeln Sie Geschäftsmodelloptionen, die Sie wiederum schlank und agil auf Ihre Marktfähigkeit überprüfen. Die vielversprechendsten Optionen priorisieren Sie anhand passender Kriterien und überführen diese in eine Roadmap, mittels welcher Sie die Umsetzung planen und steuern. Auf Basis der Roadmap – welche den eigentlichen Ausgangspunkt der Digitalen Transformation darstellt – identifizieren Sie anschließend mögliche Lücken bzw.

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. However, how large companies can create small teams successfully, that act like agile companies inside the large organization, is still an open question. Innovation. It is the lifeblood of our global economy, a survival skill and a strategic priority for any company worldwide.

You Are Being Digitally Disrupted – Do Something About It

The Inovo Group

There is an apparent split between companies that find it easy to build a collaborative, customer-centric culture (smaller, more agile startup-type companies) and those that don’t (i.e., There are numerous conferences dedicated to it and literally hundreds of articles, reports and posts discussing it. Make the working group diverse and give it the authority to create a strategy and roadmap for how to approach your digital transformation.

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. Reporting – ensuring communication flow, the accuracy of information and the information goes to the right people at the right time. Setting The Scene. I can remember it like yesterday.

Retail innovation: Trends, challenges and opportunities

hackerearth

In his 2015 report, Leading Trends in Retail Innovation: Insights from Some of the Most Progressive Retailers Changing The Game , Brian Solis Principal Analyst, Altimeter, tells us what is common to winning retail companies: Constantly map the customer journey. Except for leaders in the space, most chains do not (or rather are unable to) leverage analytics or SaaS solutions, adopt cloud infrastructures, embrace agile approaches, or boast omni channel offerings.