How To Create Alignment Across Your Organization
Creating alignment on priorities and timelines with non-technical stakeholders is a common challenge for technical leaders. It can be difficult to get everyone on the same page and ensure that everyone's needs and goals are being met. However, with the right techniques, it is possible to manage stakeholders' expectations and create a smooth product development process.
The Objective-based Roadmap
For any product leader or product manager, the roadmap is always the most requested deliverable. Turns out, it’s also the hardest to get right. Experience tells us that what most of your stakeholders are looking for is a “feature roadmap”. On the surface, it’s a great idea: “Here’s a super …
How To Balance Big Projects with Tech Debt and Bugs
As technical leaders, it can be tough to balance the demands of big, highly visible initiatives with smaller features, bugs, and tech debt. Stakeholders and customers might notice the small improvements from bugs being fixed, and your developers will certainly notice the improved experience from cleaning up tech debt, but the wins that will mostly be celebrated will the shipping of big features and releases. However, to keep your product healthy, you need to find time to address tech debt and bugs.