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Book review: “Business Model Generation”

Normally I tend to be quite careful with business books; quite a lot of them seem to be quite over-hyped and need a lot of pages to illustrate one single theme. I felt that “Business Model Generation” by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur is different though. The book is all about using a business model […]

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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 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 […]

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Book review: “Undercover User Experience Design”

When a colleague first told me about “guerilla user experience design”, I immediately started visualising people wearing balaclavas working on websites whilst hiding in shady corners. I then read a book titled Undercover user experience design written by Cennydd Bowles and James Box. Lots of organisations still seem reluctant to embrace user-centric design, citing time and budget […]