The hottest Process Improvement Substack posts right now

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Ageling on Agile 137 implied HN points 07 Feb 24
  1. Consider re-evaluating your project management methodology if it is causing stress and hindering productivity. It is important to adapt and make radical changes when necessary.
  2. Embrace an iterative approach in your product delivery process, especially in unpredictable environments. Small steps, clear goals, and team collaboration can lead to valuable results.
  3. Empower your team by giving them ownership of the backlog, focusing on iteration goals, and encouraging discussions and improvements during demos and retrospectives. Allow flexibility and adaptability in your work processes.
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Certo Modo 0 implied HN points 28 Jul 23
  1. Kanban is an efficient process for organizing team work, especially for interrupt-driven teams like Site Reliability Engineering, Operations, IT, or Customer Support.
  2. Implementing Kanban provides visibility, measurability, and easy reprioritization of work, helping build credibility and trust with stakeholders.
  3. Key elements of effectively managing Kanban include tracking all work items, creating clear work state columns, limiting work-in-progress, and using metrics to drive continuous improvement.
Build To Scale 0 implied HN points 10 Oct 23
  1. Implementing a Product Council can improve visibility, predictability, and provide a standardized process to address common scaling challenges in companies.
  2. The Product Council involves key leaders from different business functions working together to review and approve development plans, ensuring alignment and awareness across departments.
  3. Regular Product Council meetings help drive alignment, reveal problems early, and increase collaboration between Product and Engineering teams, ultimately making the development process more predictable and effective.