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Are Product Teams Just Paying Lip Service to Customers’ Needs?

Steve Johnson — November 19, 2019 Follow @sjohnson717 Years ago, I was in the San Francisco airport watching another traveler shuffle a handful of index cards. I instantly recognized the cards as user stories. (In those days, before everything was stored in JIRA, we used index cards—a technique I still recommend to new product managers.) … Continue reading Are Product Teams Just Paying Lip Service to Customers’ Needs?

SaaS Metrics Aren’t Just for Investors: Here’s Why You Need Them Too

Tim McCormick — November 12, 2019 Follow @https://twitter.com/saasoptics I often talk about B2B SaaS metrics from the perspective of what investors want. If you don’t have easy access to the metrics they expect (or, worse, if they’re wrong), your valuation could suffer, and that’s the last thing SaaS founders, CEOs and CFOs want to hear. … Continue reading SaaS Metrics Aren’t Just for Investors: Here’s Why You Need Them Too

The Development Team in Scrum – Just Developers or a Real Team?

Peter Götz — September 13, 2019 Follow @petersgoetz — September 13, 2019 Software developers are mostly guys, happy to work by themselves at night in dark rooms. And they turn coffee, cola and pizza into code. Right? My experience so far To be honest, the longer I have worked in software development the more wrong … Continue reading The Development Team in Scrum – Just Developers or a Real Team?

Just how black was ‘Black Friday in July’ for retailers not named Amazon?

The data show growth for other retailers, but Amazon captured the bulk of sales. Greg Sterling on July 19, 2019 Amazon said this Prime Day (July 15-16) was “the largest shopping event in Amazon history,” with sales exceeding Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Indeed, Prime Day has established itself as a third online shopping mega-event (the … Continue reading Just how black was ‘Black Friday in July’ for retailers not named Amazon?

Is Age Just a Number When It Comes to Leadership?

Paul Keijzer — June 20, 2019 Follow @Paul_Keijzer — June 20, 2019 Who makes a good leader? This is a question that experts have contemplated across countless leadership books and articles. Business owners and executives around the world have different perspectives on the approaches and qualities required for successful leadership. History makes it evident that … Continue reading Is Age Just a Number When It Comes to Leadership?