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Agile Digital Strategy Startups

Eric Ries and learning how to pivot (or persevere)

About a month ago I wrote a blog post about Niall Murphy, successful founder of The Cloud, and his experiences and learnings from creating (and selling) a successful startup. I then attended the UK launch of “The Lean Startup” by Eric Ries. Eric Ries is a young American developer who has founded and been involved in a […]

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Agile Digital Strategy Product Management

Learning from Ken Judy about instilling Agile values

The other day I listened to a podcast with Ken Judy about Agile, incremental product development. As a VP of Engineering at US publisher Simon and Schuster, it was interesting to hear him talking about him and his team instilling a culture of iterative development within the business. I then found a draft for a talk […]

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Agile Book Reviews Product Management

Book review: Agile Excellence for Product Managers

Agile product management is a very interesting and dynamic area. In a post a few months ago I explored how agile product management differs from ‘traditional’ product management using a great book by Roman Pichler as a reference. I’ve just finished “Agile Excellence for Product Managers” by Greg Cohen which outlines the key principles of Agile product […]

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Agile Product Management User Experience

Alpha.gov.uk: UK Government goes Agile

It was interesting to find out more the other day about alpha.gov.uk a new site by the UK Government. At first I was confused; “wasn’t there already a central online hub for the UK Government’s services in the form of Directgov?” Directgov was only established a few years ago and enables users to search and complete […]

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Agile Book Reviews Product Management

Book review: Agile Product Management with Scrum

I simply can’y help myself; project managing is what I do on a daily basis and I get excited about things like “Agile”, “Scrum” and other approaches to managing digital projects. I tried to restrain myself but I simply have to write about these things … One promise though: I will try to keep my […]