Lean Startup

A method popularized by Eric Ries’ book of the same name, lean methods aren’t just for startups – they’re a way to spend less and build the right thing.

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Should You Really Measure Progress On A Software Project?
June 12, 2018  |  7:55  |   

You can help a company profit more with the software they build by showing them the right things to measure – but expect some resistance on your project…

Scrum Is The “Motor” Of Your Project, But Who’s Steering?
June 5, 2018  |  8:57  |   

When talking about the differences between scrum (or kanban) and agile development, the motor and steering wheel of a car can be a useful analogy.

Spot A Fake Agile Team In Under 7 Minutes!
May 22, 2018  |  6:33  |   

It’s always been popular to tell people how they’re “doing it wrong” and agile software development is just as easy to call “fake”.

A Product Manager Is A Programmer’s Best Friend!
April 24, 2018  |  28:43  |   

Software developers are often frustrated when a product manager changes the design at the last minute. But product managers are a programmer’s best friend!

Impact Mapping: What’s Your Software Development Worth?
March 20, 2018  |  11:48  |   

If you’ve ever been on a software project and wondered: “what’s the impact of the work I’m doing?”, impact mapping will help you immensely.

How A Business Model Canvas Helps Agile Teams
March 17, 2018  |  16:35  |   

If you’ve ever thought “who came up with these ideas?”, you probably need a business model canvas on your agile development team.

Leadership Skills for Lean Software Development
March 16, 2018  |  10:40  |   

It takes special software leadership skills to learn what customers want through lean software development.

Is Your Software Company a Feature Factory Or Lean Startup?
March 15, 2018  |  11:10  |   

Why do some companies build products with the freedom of a lean startup, while others deliver boring products like a feature factory run by control freaks?

An Agile Budget Keeps You From Being A Code Monkey
March 1, 2018  |  20:24  |   

An agile budget is a major key to healthy software development company culture – and careers! Budgeting is something we don’t pay attention to enough.

The Secret of Scrum Nobody Talks About
February 21, 2018  |  7:16  |   

Too many companies and agile coaches keep the secret of scrum from people! Without understanding WHY to use scrum – misery often results.

Overcome Attachment: Discover Lean Software Development
October 17, 2017  |  16:46  |   

To let the customer take a larger role in deciding what’s in your product, and release it multiple times per day — you’ll have to overcome attachment.

How To Shut Down Your Feature Factory
October 6, 2017  |  19:20  |   

The term “feature factory” coined by John Cutler is an accurate description of what happens when a software team pursues output above all else.

How Failure Produces BETTER Software Projects!
September 10, 2017  |  35:48  |   

A team that learns from software project failure produces better software – when you plan to exploit this ability.

How UNCERTAINTY Impacts Software Development Processes
August 24, 2017  |  45:49  |   

Whether they realize it or not, many people in software development companies select processes based on their tolerance for uncertainty.

Top 5 Software Redesign Mistakes By Software Companies!
July 21, 2017  |  10:41  |   

Getting ready to redesign a new version of a software product? Avoid the top 5 software redesign mistakes I see made all too often.

Evolving Software Architecture To Adapt With Product Growth
July 19, 2017  |  22:28  |   

Evolving software architecture to adapt to product growth helps you deliver faster and refactor easier as the project progresses.

How To A/B Software Development To Find What Customers Value
July 15, 2017  |  23:29  |   

A/B software development to find what customers value. Relying on planning up front based on customer feedback and research just isn’t competitive!

Software Estimation – Trading Perceived Effort For Outcomes
July 6, 2017  |  56:07  |   

Experienced technologists know the variables in software development are nuts, and estimating to account for all possible outcomes doesn’t work.

Minimum Viable Product – Letting Software Customers Help You Profit
July 5, 2017  |  30:30  |   

Avoid the traps many teams who have never delivered a software product in a truly agile fashion encounter when delivering a minimum viable product.

Agile Project Management – Is It Stopping You From Being Agile?
July 4, 2017  |  15:47  |   

If your team is pursuing agile but it doesn’t feel like it lives up to the industry hype, confusion about agile project management may be the culprit.

Lean Software Development – It’s About Uncertainty
July 3, 2017  |  13:34  |   

Your software team can avoid becoming irrelevant in today’s shifting technology market by investing in and building software differently.