The Product Management Festival is one of the biggest events about product management at least in Europe. Again, I was able to join the 1,000 product managers and learn, grow, and impact. For those who couldn’t join, you missed insightful and inspiring talks, Michael Perry from Shopify left everyone at awe with his closing keynote. I have written my notes and copied all tweets with the hashtag #pmf18.
Kollegen berichten mir häufig, dass sie in ihrer Arbeit untergehen, anstelle in ihr aufzugehen. Sie erhalten kontinuierlich neue Aufgaben, die sie beginnen müssen, ohne die laufenden beenden zu können. Der stetig wachsende Stapel an unvollendeten Aufgaben erzeugt bei uns Menschen Stress und macht uns auf Dauer unzufrieden, denn wir wollen Aufgaben bestmöglich erledigen und diese abhaken dürfen.
Every software developer I have met in the past, wanted to create exceptional software. Unfortunately, they were hindered many times. My daily experiences show that Scrum is a natural, biologic countermeasure against the usual shortcomings in projects.
Every team whose demand and task stack is open to multiple sources wishes for someone to prioritize and decide which tasks would create the biggest business value at this point in time. Having only one person who knows it all and who prioritizes all demands and tasks? Who wouldn’t want that for his or her team? I want one and I’m not a programmer. What can we learn and re-use from Scrum principles for all other types of work?