Stakeholder Management en ‘Nee’ zeggen
Simplifying CapEx & OpEx in Scrum
Hoi, ik ben Sjoerd en ik heb een probleem. Ik vind het supermoeilijk om nee te zeggen. Ironisch genoeg geef ik trainingen waar Focus en keuzes maken centraal staan. Ik verzorg namelijk diverse Product Owner trainingen bij Prowareness. Één van die trainingen (waar ik ‘ja’ tegen heb gezegd) is Stakeholder Management in 1 dag. Waar […]
What is a product?
A really simple approach to CapEx & OpEx financial accounting with Scrum. Why is this needed? The apparent mismatch between standard financial accounting practices and agile ways of working. Specifically CapEx and OpEx accounting, which is often a very important practice in (larger) organizations. This distinction seems to be at odds with having a more […]
#10:focus – Validated Learning board for tracking your Product development ideas – Edwin Wopereis (Kramp)
A product is a solution that serves a customer need. This is the most concise and to the point description of ‘product’ I can come up with. In the below article I’d like to unpack it. Defining a product always starts with its customers. Someone out there should have a need that the product can […]
Creating customers – the purpose of any product
In this Focus topic, Sjoerd meets with Product Owner Edwin Wopereis to discuss the Validated learning board. Edwin is responsible for the Kramp Webshop. Kramp is a technical wholesalerand one-stop supplier of spare parts, technical services and business solutions to more than 40.000 dealers worldwide. Edwin works with multiple developments teams – located in the Netherlands & India – […]
Purpose of a product? Serve customer needs!
Creating customers = not simply making your customers happy. Product-market fit Creating customers means finding a sustainable product-market fit. When found, the product is a solution for the customers who in turn create a market by their willingness to pay for it. It entails not just making a user happy, but turning a mere user […]
Customers first or employees first?
Recently I shared my thoughts on what should come first, your customer or your employees in a small post called ‘Customers First or employees first?’. Now I’d like to revisit this topic, because Steve Denning wrote a quite brilliant, comprehensive article about this topic. In this article I will apply Steve’s arguments to Products instead of […]
#9:focus – Saying NO: two variations – Robbin Schuurman (Prowareness)
Customer first. Always. No Customer -> no product or service -> no employees. Nina Maurer asked on linkedin: “Customers first or employees first?“ This seemingly difficult question popped into my feed because of Chris Lukassen. His reply is brilliantly simple: “Neither and both, you need to strike a balance. Suggestion: “people first”” Yes, when we […]
#9 Responsibilities of Product Owners and how to say NO – Robbin Schuurman (Prowareness)
Hey everybody! We’re back with freshly recorded insights and practical tips for Product Owners, this time discussing two ways to say ‘No’. In this chat with Robbin Schuurman, he shares practical insights and tips from his own experience as a Product Owner, Professional Scrum Trainer and Agile Transformation Lead. One of the most important skills […]
#6 Stakeholder Management and Starting out with Metrics – Stephan van Maris (E-Village)
Hey everybody! We’re back with freshly recorded insights and practical tips for Product Owners. This time we chat with Robbin Schuurman who shares practical insights and tips from his own experience as a Product Owner, Professional Scrum Trainer and Agile Transformation Lead. In this video we discuss one of the most important skills of […]
In this episode of the podcast I chat with Stephan van Maris, Product Owner of the Clang e-mail marketing platform at E-Village. Stephan has a technical background and developed himself from one of the core engineers to Product Owner who is now letting go of the technical details to focus on improving the product through […]