Talking Music Apps & Spotify’s Product Development Process

I’m excited to be hosting an event at Spotify NYC on Monday Oct 17th where we’ll be having a fireside chat with Spotify’s Jason Yip who is an Agile Coach at Spotify. We’ll dive deep into Spotify’s product development process and learn how Spotify spots opportunities to build an awesome product used by millions.

You can learn more about the event on our Meetup Page.

If you’re in the Big Apple be sure to RSVP!

Now is never (but here comes tomorrow) — Seth Godin

Everything you’re working on is an investment in tomorrow. While we can choose to enjoy the process, the end result is always at the end of an arc, always the result of many steps, of earning trust, of building a connection. If you view any particular day without context, it is almost certain to be…

via Now is never (but here comes tomorrow) — Seth Godin’s Blog on marketing, tribes and respect

How About A City Instead Of A Wall? — AVC

Sometimes the best answer to a challenging issue is the exact opposite of what the conventional wisdom is. We just spent a week in Mexico City and, as I always do when we travel to Mexico, I came away impressed with the character and work ethic of the Mexican people. They are entrepreneurial and hard…

via How About A City Instead Of A Wall? — AVC

Poster on Agile in a Nutshell – with a spice of Lean

This is a poster I made for a Agile intro class on Hyper Island Digital Business 2017 where I and my colleague Per Lundholm was last week. The class was as big as 40 people, and covering from a couple of experts to mostly total novelty, which is usually the most difficult type of situation…

via Poster on Agile in a Nutshell – with a spice of Lean — Crisp’s Blog

Agile vs Waterfall – which one to use and when?

Agile vs Waterfall comparison

via Sketch #1: Agile vs Waterfall – which one to use and when? — Agile Wheel

Is Scrum Right for Your Product?

When is Scrum Most Helpful? A process like Scrum is a great fit for your product when it is brand-new or young, and when you extend its life cycle, as shown in the picture below. This means that not every product will benefit from Scrum: Products that are maturing or declining won’t benefit from Scrum—at…

via Is Scrum Right for Your Product? — Roman Pichler

Deep Dive: Retrospectives

retrospective-actions-boardThe term “retrospective” is prevalent for any of the Continual Improvement meetings, largely due to the popularity of Scrum. However, this post really refers to any meeting where a change to process is made. Whatever you might call this, it is very important, as I hope I will show in this post. Why should the […]

via Deep Dive: Retrospectives — FUZA blog