Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products Through Collaborative Play

Addison-Wesley Professional - Drawing on his software product strategy and product management consulting experience, Luke Hohmann has created twelve games that help you uncover your customers’ true, hidden needs and desires. You’ll learn what each game will accomplish, why it works, and how to play it with customers. Now, there’s a breakthrough solution: Innovation Games.

Innovation through understandingsm   The toughest part of innovation? Accurately predicting what customers want, need, and will pay for. Even if you ask them, they often can’t explain what they want. Learn how your customers define success discover what customers don’t like about your offerings uncover unspoken needs and breakthrough opportunities Understand where your offerings fit into your customers’ operations Clarify exactly how and when customers will use your product or service Deliver the right new features, customer-focused product development: product and R&D managers, marketers, CTOs and development leaders, and make better strategy decisions Increase empathy for the customers’ experience within your organization Improve the effectiveness of the sales and service organizations Identify your most effective marketing messages and sellable features Innovation Games will be indispensable for anyone who wants to drive more successful, and senior business executives alike.

Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products Through Collaborative Play - . Then, helping you focus your efforts, accelerate time to market, reduce your costs, Hohmann shows how to integrate the results into your product development processes, and deliver the right solutions, right from the start.





Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers

O'Reilly Media - Tracking provided on most orders. Great things don’t happen in a vacuum. How can you make it happen at your company? The answer may surprise you: gamestorming. This book is the result: a unique collection of games that encourage engagement and creativity while bringing more structure and clarity to the workplace.

But creating an environment for creative thinking and innovation can be a daunting challenge. Find out why -- and how -- with Gamestorming. The authors have identified tools and techniques from some of the world’s most innovative professionals, whose teams collaborate and make great things happen. Overcome conflict and increase engagement with team-oriented games improve collaboration and communication in cross-disciplinary teams with visual-thinking techniques Improve understanding by role-playing customer and user experiences Generate better ideas and more of them, interactions, faster than ever before Shorten meetings and make them more productive Simulate and explore complex systems, and dynamics Identify a problem’s root cause, and find the paths that point toward a solution Isbn13: 9780596804176.

Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers - Condition: New. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. This book includes more than 80 games to help you break down barriers, and generate new ideas, insights, communicate better, and strategies. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! .





Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes and Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity

Wiley - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. Condition: New. Creative ways to energize team building, brainstorming, staff meetings, strategy sessions, and more Getting beyond paper and whiteboards to engage new media platforms Understanding emerging visual language for leading groups Unlocking formerly untapped creative resources for business success, sales presentations, Visual Meetings will help you and your team communicate ideas more effectively and engagingly.

Isbn13: 9780596804176. John Wiley Sons. This dynamic and richly illustrated resource gives meeting leaders, including Graphic recording, idea mapping, graphic templates, visual planning, and consultants a slew of exciting tricks and tools, presenters, story boarding, etc. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes and Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity - Visual meetings explains how anyone can implement powerful visual tools, and how these tools are being used in Silicon Valley and elsewhere to facilitate both face-to-face and virtual group work. Use eye-popping visual tools to energize your people! Just as social networking has reclaimed the Internet for human interactivity and co-creation, productivity, the visual meetings movement is reclaiming creativity, and playful exchange for serious work in groups.





User Story Mapping: Discover the Whole Story, Build the Right Product

O'Reilly Media - Your team will learn to come away with a shared understanding of what you’re attempting to build and why. Get a high-level view of story mapping, with an exercise to learn key concepts quicklyunderstand how stories really work, and how they come to life in Agile and Lean projectsDive into a story’s lifecycle, pay attention while they’re built, starting with opportunities and moving deeper into discoveryPrepare your stories, and learn from those you convert to working software Isbn13: 9780596804176.

This insightful book examines how this often misunderstood technique can help your team stay focused on users and their needs without getting lost in the enthusiasm for individual product features. Author jeff patton shows you how changeable story maps enable your team to hold better conversations about the project throughout the development process.

User Story Mapping: Discover the Whole Story, Build the Right Product - . Tracking provided on most orders. John Wiley Sons. Condition: New. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! User story mapping is a valuable tool for software development, once you understand why and how to use it. This insightful book examines how this often misunderstood technique can help your team stay focused on users and their needs without getting lost in the enthusiasm for individual product features.





Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making Jossey-bass Business & Management Series

Jossey-Bass - With previous editions already embraced by business and community leaders and consulting professionals around the world, this new book is even more insightful and easy to use. This insightful book examines how this often misunderstood technique can help your team stay focused on users and their needs without getting lost in the enthusiasm for individual product features.

Author jeff patton shows you how changeable story maps enable your team to hold better conversations about the project throughout the development process. Unleash the transformative power of face to face groups The third edition of this ground-breaking book continues to advance its mission to support groups to do their best thinking.

Every well-facilitated meeting is also an opportunity to stretch and develop the perspectives of the individual members, thereby building the strength and capacity of the group as a whole. Condition: New. User story mapping is a valuable tool for software development, once you understand why and how to use it.

Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making Jossey-bass Business & Management Series - John Wiley Sons. Your team will learn to come away with a shared understanding of what you're attempting to build and why. Jossey-Bass. This fully updated edition of the facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making guides readers through the struggle and the satisfaction of putting participatory values into practice, helping them to fulfill the promise of effective group decision-making.





Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition Addison-Wesley Signature Series Cohn

Addison-Wesley Professional - Condition: New. What could possibly be more rewarding? Isbn13: 9780596804176. More and more frequently, ScrumMasters and project managers are being asked to coach agile teams. This insightful book examines how this often misunderstood technique can help your team stay focused on users and their needs without getting lost in the enthusiasm for individual product features.

Author jeff patton shows you how changeable story maps enable your team to hold better conversations about the project throughout the development process. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Your team will learn to come away with a shared understanding of what you're attempting to build and why.

Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition Addison-Wesley Signature Series Cohn - Jossey-Bass. The provocative and practical guide to coaching agile teams   As an agile coach, you can help project teams become outstanding at agile, creating products that make them proud and helping organizations reap the powerful benefits of teams that deliver both innovation and excellence. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Migrating from “command and control” to agile coaching requires a whole new mind-set. John Wiley Sons. It requires new skills—as well as a subtle understanding of when to step in and when to step back. You’ll gain a deep view into the role of the agile coach, and learn how to adapt powerful skills from many allied disciplines, discover what works and what doesn’t, including the fields of professional coaching and mentoring.





The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development

Celeritas Publishing - Your team will learn to come away with a shared understanding of what you're attempting to build and why. Jossey-Bass. Not just a little wrong, but wrong to its very core. So begins reinertsen in his meticulous examination of today's product development practices. This insightful book examines how this often misunderstood technique can help your team stay focused on users and their needs without getting lost in the enthusiasm for individual product features.

Author jeff patton shows you how changeable story maps enable your team to hold better conversations about the project throughout the development process. Condition: New. Used book in Good Condition. John Wiley Sons. He shows why these queues form and how they undermine the speed, quality, and efficiency in product development.

The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Isbn13: 9780596804176. The book provides a well-organized set of 175 underlying principles in eight major areas. He shows you practical methods to: improve economic decisions Manage queues Reduce batch size Apply WIP constraints Accelerate feedback Manage flows in the presence of variability Decentralize control The Principles of Product Development Flow will forever change the way you think about product development.

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Impact Mapping: Making a Big Impact with Software Products and Projects

Provoking Thoughts - John Wiley Sons. Impact mapping fits nicely into several current trends in software product management and release planning, lean startup product development cycles, frequent iterative delivery, including goal-oriented requirements engineering, agile and lean software methods, and design thinking. Tracking provided on most orders.

Gojko won the 2012 jolt award for the best book, was voted by peers as the most influential agile testing professional in 2011, and his blog won the UK Agile Award for the best online publication in 2010 Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Condition: New. Software is everywhere today, but countless software products and projects die a slow death without ever making any impact.

Impact Mapping: Making a Big Impact with Software Products and Projects - Your team will learn to come away with a shared understanding of what you're attempting to build and why. Jossey-Bass. There has to be a better way to deliver! This handbook is a practical guide to impact mapping, a simple yet incredibly effective method for collaborative strategic planning that helps organisations make an impact with software.

User story mapping is a valuable tool for software development, once you understand why and how to use it. About the author gojko adzic is a strategic software delivery consultant who works with ambitious teams to improve the quality of their software products and processes. Addison-Wesley Professional.





Agile Product Management with Scrum: Creating Products that Customers Love Addison-Wesley Signature Series Cohn

Addison-Wesley Professional - John Wiley Sons. Used book in Good Condition. This insightful book examines how this often misunderstood technique can help your team stay focused on users and their needs without getting lost in the enthusiasm for individual product features. Author jeff patton shows you how changeable story maps enable your team to hold better conversations about the project throughout the development process.

User story mapping is a valuable tool for software development, once you understand why and how to use it. Isbn13: 9780596804176. Tracking provided on most orders. Addison-Wesley Professional. Benefitting from pichler’s extensive experience, you’ll learn how Scrum product ownership differs from traditional product management and how to avoid and overcome the common challenges that Scrum product owners face.

Coverage includes understanding the product owner’s role: what product owners do, budgeting, how they do it, including the dos and don’ts transitioning into product ownership: succeeding as a product owner and establishing the role in the enterprise This book is an indispensable resource for anyone who works as a product owner, or expects to do so, and the surprising implications Envisioning the product: creating a compelling product vision to galvanize and guide the team and stakeholders Grooming the product backlog: managing the product backlog effectively even for the most complex products Planning the release: bringing clarity to scheduling, and functionality decisions Collaborating in sprint meetings: understanding the product owner’s role in sprint meetings, as well as executives and coaches interested in establishing agile product management.

Agile Product Management with Scrum: Creating Products that Customers Love Addison-Wesley Signature Series Cohn - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! He describes a broad range of agile product management practices, creating the minimal marketable product, including making agile product discovery work, taking advantage of emergent requirements, leveraging early customer feedback, and working closely with the development team.

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Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great

Pragmatic Bookshelf - You'll see how to architect retrospectives in general, how to design them specifically for your team and organization, how to run them effectively, how to make the needed changes, and how to scale these techniques up. You'll learn how to deal with problems, and implement solutions effectively throughout the project--not just at the end.

With regular tune-ups, your team will hum like a precise, world-class orchestra. Your team will learn to come away with a shared understanding of what you're attempting to build and why. Jossey-Bass. The tools and recipes in this book will help you uncover and solve hidden and not-so-hidden problems with your technology, your methodology, and those difficult "people" issues on your team.

Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great - Project retrospectives help teams examine what went right and what went wrong on a project. Isbn13: 9780596804176. But traditionally, retrospectives also known as "post-mortems" are only helpful at the end of the project--too late to help. Tracking provided on most orders. Condition: New. You need agile retrospectives that are iterative and incremental.

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INSPIRED: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love

Wiley - Your team will learn to come away with a shared understanding of what you're attempting to build and why. Jossey-Bass. John Wiley Sons. Pragmatic Bookshelf. Addison-Wesley Professional. Addison-Wesley Professional. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. User story mapping is a valuable tool for software development, once you understand why and how to use it.

This thoroughly updated second edition shares the same objective of being the most valuable resource for technology product managers, yet it is completely new—sharing the latest practices and techniques of today’s most-successful tech product companies, and the men and women behind every great product.

INSPIRED: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love - Condition: New. How do today’s most successful tech companies—amazon, google, netflix, Facebook, develop, Tesla—design, and deploy the products that have earned the love of literally billions of people around the world? Perhaps surprisingly, they do it very differently than the vast majority of tech companies.

Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! In inspired, technology product management thought leader marty Cagan provides readers with a master class in how to structure and staff a vibrant and successful product organization, and how to discover and deliver technology products that your customers will love—and that will work for your business.

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