Products, Portfolios, & P-Teams, Oh My!

Products, Portfolios, & P-Teams, Oh My!

How do we lead product teams and grow them to be successful?

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C. Todd Lombardo

May 22, 2019
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    PRODUCTS, PORTFOLIOS, & P-TEAMS, OH MY! How did we get

    here? C Todd Lombardo – VP of Product @ MachineMetrics, Co-Author Roadmaps Relaunched — @iamctodd — hello@ctodd.com
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    Software Development “Lean” Software Development Toyota Lean ProductionSystem Building the

    wrong feature or product Extra features Overproduction Mismanaging the backlog Partially done work Inventory Rework Defects Defects Unnecessarily complex solutions Not described Value Extraneous cognitive load Not described Psychological distress Not described Waiting & Multitasking Delays Task switching Waiting Movement (of people) Knowledge loss Relearning Extra Processing Ineffective communication Not described Not described Not observed Handoffs Transport (of goods)
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    “Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production;

    and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer. Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations (1776)
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    WHAT BENEFITS DO YOU GET FROM USING A ROADMAP? Communicating

    what’s next Obtaining Alignment Prioritization Communicating Vision
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    COMPANY VISION THEME OBJECTIVE OBJECTIVE OBJECTIVE THEME EXPERIMENT FEATURE FEATURE

    FEATURE FEATURE FEATURE THEME THEME THEME THEME EXPERIMENT EXPERIMENT EXPERIMENT EXPERIMENT EXPERIMENT FEATURE FEATURE inspired by: Teresa Torres EXPERIMENT FEATURE ROADMAP VISION PRODUCT A PRODUCT B VISION
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    ROADMAPS HELP, BUT HOW ALIGNED ARE YOUR TEAMS? Are you

    all working towards a shared vision or shared outcomes?
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    WHAT WAS MOST USEFUL FOR YOU? Vielen Dank! C. Todd

    Lombardo hello@ctodd.com @iamctodd