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Are Project Managers Valued Anymore?

In 2014, Agile, Business Analysis, Lean, News, Product Management, Product Management Consulting, Product Management Facts, Product Management Training, Product Marketing, Product Owner, Product Teams, Project Management, Scrum, Take Charge Product Management, The Study of Product Team Performance, Uncategorized, Updates, User Experienceby Leave a Comment

The project management profession has been evolving alongside the emergence of Agile methodologies, such as Scrum, which has forced a degree of professional self-reflection on the role of the project manager in an Agile …

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Is Your Product Team Part of the 10%?

In 2013, 2014, Agile, Business Analysis, Lean, Mojo, News, Product Management, Product Management Consulting, Product Management Facts, Product Management Training, Product Marketing, Product Owner, Product Teams, Project Management, Scrum, Take Charge Product Management, The Study of Product Team Performance, Updates, User Experienceby 1 Comment

Each year Actuation Consulting conducts a global study of product team performance. This will be the third year we have conducted our study. As I write this, we are putting …

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Why Are So Few Product Management Organizations Proactive?

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Why are so few product management organizations proactive? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word proactive as: “controlling a situation by making things happen or by preparing for possible future problems“. Successful product …

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The Five Tips to Project Management Innovation

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The word “innovation” can be interpreted in many ways. The image persists that innovation is some mind blowing new thing, which often produces high value, high return, and commercial success. …