The Product Owner Overview as an Ultimative Mindmap

Since the last presentation at the German developer day in Frankfurt, I shared some learnings about having a common understanding for agile transitions. This lead me to the idea to write down an overview and understanding of the role of product owners. I’ve read so much and work so long in this role, that the … More The Product Owner Overview as an Ultimative Mindmap

An Agile Transition is not iterative software development with Scrum

One of my learnings in software development and people are the interpretation of agile at all. Everybody has its own definition and meaning of agility which makes it hard to understand what really is wanted and needed as a common minimal dominator between senior management and employees. The Agile Onion Due to our presentation at … More An Agile Transition is not iterative software development with Scrum

Anti Pattern at #Agile Transitions #etffm18

Finnaly, Frank, Marcus, Stefan and me had our presentation at the German developer day in Frankfurt about “Anti Pattern and agile Transitions”. Unfortunately the presentation is in German only, but I will write more about it due to the learnings we’d like to share. The presentation is heavy on text TL;TR – anyhow, enjoy reading. … More Anti Pattern at #Agile Transitions #etffm18

Seven Hypothesis of German Tech Culture and Challenging the Status Quo

This week I had several discussions and hypothesis about German tech culture and pioneering, which make me to write them down on my Sunday thoughts for further discussion. Those thoughts are around now for many years now and is nothing really new. Why German tech companies need a change? The scale of tech winners by @BenedictEvans … More Seven Hypothesis of German Tech Culture and Challenging the Status Quo

Notes from the Agile User Group: Empowering Teams – the Secret Sauce of Atlassian

Yesterday I was able to join a special meetup hosted by the Atlassian User Group and the Agile User Group Rhein Main together. Sven Peters aka @svenpet who is traveling Europe was sharing his secret sauce which was about empowering teams. The variance of the product portfolio of Atlassian is going from autonomous to controlled … More Notes from the Agile User Group: Empowering Teams – the Secret Sauce of Atlassian

Releasing fast at scale like #Facebook

Last week I was lucky to read an article that made me think deep: #Facebook at scale “On #Android alone, we do between 50,000 and 60,000 builds a day.” https://t.co/M3wGhZ61Jm pic.twitter.com/9EdNk4wJGW — @Virtual_Patrick (@Virtual_Patrick) September 4, 2017 The fact to deliver code faster, safer, and with better quality is not new. It is a common … More Releasing fast at scale like #Facebook

2nd Product Owner Camp 2017 – Summary, Overview & Impressions #POCamp

Two days Product Owner Camp in Frankfurt @DB_Skydeck sponsored by @DBSystel – and I was really happy to participate and contribute this time. The #POCamp (official Twitter tag) was held as a typical barcamp in an open format. Keynote with Klaus Leopold The keynote was done remotely by Klaus Leopold about “Business Matters” – too … More 2nd Product Owner Camp 2017 – Summary, Overview & Impressions #POCamp