User Stories

Scrum Master and Product Management Training - Together at Last!

<b>Scrum Master/Team Leader and Product Owner Digital Transformation Training</b><p>Strategic Partners - Westpac and Tata Consulting Services<p><i>Equivalent to CSM,</i> …

Project Management

5 Skills Product Managers Should Put on Their Resume

Lots of people want to be product managers these days. No wonder — this is challenging work which currently brings in the highest average salary …

Product Management

Is ‘testing’ holding you back? Stop being a bottleneck for software quality assurance

Why ‘testing’ might be holding back the quality of your software<p>Testing or Software QA, has traditionally been the last piece of the software …

Project Management

Anticipating User Needs Through Stories

One of the most common traps of product design is ending up designing for yourself. It’s sometimes easy to forget that there’s an entire planet full …

Agile Development

Being Data Science Ready

How to accelerate your startup, build data equity, and control data debt<p>Lets say you’re a small startup. Maybe you aren’t doing any data science just …

Data Science

Product Process (part 1)

Before I left BrightRoll in 2016 I documented the approach we used for building successful products for future Product Managers on the team.<p>Themes to …

Product Management

Associate Product Manager

<b>ABOUT US</b><p>Disrupting the one-size-fits-all utility model, Inspire’s groundbreaking smart home subscription seamlessly combines personalized clean …

Project Management

Dask Development Log

<i>This work is supported by Anaconda Inc</i>To increase transparency I’m trying to blog more often about the current work going on around Dask and related …

Data Science

A UX/UI Case Study: Designing a Text-To-Speech App From The Ground Up

<b>A User-Centered Design Research Process</b><p>Overview<p><i>Designing a text-to-speech and document saving mobile app that is highly customizable, highly</i> …

UX Design

IDG Contributor Network: Why IT needs more than agile methodology

Many companies are shifting from waterfall to agile as their preferred software development project methodology. Yet while agile offers developers …

Project Management

PMs: Share Outcomes With Your Team

Product Managers … when was the last time you shared a <i>real</i> win (or a <i>real</i> miss/learning) with your team?<p>Sure, getting something out the door is a win …

User Stories

200 User Story Examples - A Free PDF from Mike Cohn

<b>Over 200 User Story Examples - A Free PDF</b><p>Get over 200 user stories from three complete product backlogs created by Mike Cohn.<p>Sometimes we need a …

Project Management

Product Owner Anti-Patterns

If you are working as a product owner, there is — very likely — room for improvement. I curated this list of the most common product owner …

Project Management

Cucumber or Raw Capybara?

Here is the same test written in two different ways. First, with RSpec plus Capybara:<p>And now, in the Gherkin language, using Cucumber (which sits on …

Cucumber

Top 6 challenges UX designers face when working in scrum teams

How to overcome identified challenges of UX designersUnsplashIntegrating UX design within Agile is an important topic and several good articles and …

Project Management

Product Owner vs Product Manager: Who is the Boss?

Product owner vs. product manager, this is the question! With so much debate over these two terms, it’s time to shed a little light on them.<p>What’s …

Product Management

Here’s How I Built and Launched a SaaS Company For Less Than $40k

About 6 months ago I decided that I was going to build a SaaS company from scratch. I had recently left my previous job and found myself in …

Product Management

SENIOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE LEAD - Aurora Cannabis

<b>SENIOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE LEAD</b><p>Our Business Intelligence and Analytics team integrates data and develops self-serve solutions, provides business …

Big Data

Do you like your customers? Take care of their money.

In 2017 the companies of two friends of mine who worked in the same segment as Nesta and used to perform very well their tasks broke. In both cases, …

UX Design

What can happen as a result of using (nolock) on every SELECT in SQL Server?

I get that the (nolock) optimizer hint allows for "dirty reads", but under what very specific scenarios is this a bad idea? I've never seen such …

SQL Servers

How (and why) to write great User Stories

User Stories help to<b> achieve cross-team clarity</b> on <i>what</i> to build, for <i>whom</i>, <i>why</i> and <i>when</i><b>What’s the (user) story?</b>User stories are simple, yet extremely …

Product Management

How (and why) to write great User Stories – UX Collective

User Stories help to <b>achieve cross-team clarity</b> on <i>what</i> to build, for <i>whom</i>, <i>why</i> and <i>when</i><p><b>What’s the (user) story?</b><p>User stories are simple, yet extremely …

Product Management

User Stories Aren't Enough

It’s commonly accepted nowadays that we use user stories or some variation on them to communicate our “product requirements” to development teams …

UX Design

Matt Mullenweg Unveils Gutenberg Roadmap at WCEU, WordPress Agencies and Product Developers Sprint to Prepare

photo credit: WordCamp Europe Photography TeamAt his WCEU keynote address in Belgrade, Matt Mullenweg laid out a detailed roadmap for Gutenberg to …

Web Design

Longer videos are coming to Instagram today

Plus Messenger’s autoplay video ads, Pinterest’s shopping ambitions and more news from Cannes Lions.<p>Greetings from Cannes Lions, the annual advertising boondoggle in the South of France where the ad industry gathers to wheel and deal, take advantage of lavish expense reports, and where drinking …

Social Media

How to Make a Big Impact as a New Product Manager in the First 30 Days

Imagine you’re a new product manager in a new job and you want to make a big impact by using your expertise and experience. Where do you start?This …

Product Management

Groom User Stories Your Delivery Team Won’t Hate

When you think of a good user story, you might imagine clear, succinct definitions of features that address real user needs and provide solid …

Project Management

Measuring the internal success of user research – UX Collective

I was recently asked, “how would you measure the success of user research?” I took a deep breath and started explaining our general UX metrics, such …

UX Design

Better stories with “Job Story” 😎 – UX Collective

Buckle up for a game-changing experience in defining features and functionalities in Product management and UX.<p>Call it as “Job Stories”. Invented …

Product Management

Proper software requirements 101

<i>I am not a requirement engineer and do not write software requirements on daily basis. This story is written in software developers …

Project Management