Food for Agile Thought #272
TL; DR: Awesome Remote Teams, Agile Iron Triangle — Food for Agile Thought #272
Welcome to the 272nd edition of the Food for Agile Thought newsletter, shared with 28,937 peers. This week, we embrace a set of lessons learned, tools, and practices for awesome remote teams. We also address the necessary buy-in to an agile transformation’s underlying philosophy, and we revisit the once-popular project management tool that still might be beneficial in the age of agility.
We then analyze the difference between product management and Product Ownership; we identify product-driven companies’ cultural principles, and we reflect on why so many product teams end up in the feature factory.
Lastly, we delve into the ‘one-[framework]-fits-all’ myth of agile transformation approaches.
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🏆 The Tip of the Week: Awesome Remote Teams
Richard Kasperowski: Your Remote Team Actually Can Be Awesome
Richard Kasperowski shares an excellent set of lessons learned, tools, and practices for distributed teams — ignore at your peril.
Author: Richard Kasperowski
Agile & Scrum
James Shore: Invest in Agility
James Shore shares another chapter of his upcoming book ‘The Art of Agile Development, Second Edition.’ This chapter addresses the necessary buy-in to an agile transformation’s underlying philosophy.
Source: Invest in Agility
Author: James Shore
(via UX Collective): The iron triangle and Agile
Raj Nagappan revisits the once-popular project management tool that still might be beneficial in the age of agility.
Eric Willeke (via Business Agility Institute): Fit-for-Purpose Agility: There Is No ‘One True Agile’
Eric Willeke tackles the ‘one-[framework]-fits-all’ myth of agile transformation approaches.
Author: Eric Willeke
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Doug Talbot (via InfoQ): The Complexity of Product Management and Product Ownership
Douglas Talbot analyzes the difference between product management and Product Ownership.
Author: Douglas Talbot
(via UX Collective): Culture in high-performing product organizations
Afonso Franco identifies the cultural principles of product-driven companies.
John Cutler: The Curse of “Success” Metrics
John Cutler reflects on why so many product teams end up in the feature factory.
Source: The Curse of “Success” Metrics
Author: John Cutler
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