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Agile: Separating Practices from Philosophy

by Clifton Gilley  |  May 21, 2020

There’s a tendency in the product management and product development communities to conflate Agile practices and Agile philosophy, and this poses a real danger to successful adoption, implementation, and deriving value from Agile transitions. This is well-evidenced when you watch how quickly and easily organizations conflate “doing Scrum” with “being Agile”. While this is a […]

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Agility v. Fragility in Product Management

by Clifton Gilley  |  May 7, 2020

At its best, product management is often an inexact science; at worst, a seemingly arcane art. Decisions that we make regarding vision, strategy, and tactics are nearly always being made with imperfect data. Due to this, those decisions — be they a short-term prioritization change, a long-term roadmap change, or even a business model pivot […]

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