Archives for the tag: product management

A product manager’s guide to release planning

Growing up, my ski coach always used to say "If you don't plan for it, it won't happen." He wanted us to set goals and lay out a path to reach them. The same sentiment can be applied to building software, except building software is much more of a team sport than skiing. You need to make sure everyone on your team – plus other stakeholders like marketing and support – understands what you're trying to build, why you're building it, how long you expect it to take, and how the project is tracking

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This post is part of our collection on product management. Learn best practices and get advice from Atlassian's product managers here. 1. Know and grow your lens. Product management is all about how you frame up problems and bring solutions into focus. Unlike some roles, a product manager’s success is not primarily based around growing a particular skill set, but instead by maturing their lens. If your background is primarily technical, it may be easier for you to focus on the solution first,

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Tips for agile product management

At Atlassian, we pride ourselves on building great products. We rely on our fantastic product managers and product owners to lead the product design process. We're also strong advocates of agile methodologies for software development, and love to share what we learn about agile with all of you. We're excited to bring it all together with a new set of articles on Agile Product Management.   Learn more We've started with four articles from a few of Atlassian's product management experts, Sherif

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We recently hosted a webinar with two Atlassian product managers called "Practical Advice for Agile Product Management." Confluence product managers Sherif Mansour and John Masson shared their expertise on the elements that go into building great products, starting with conducting research and customer interviews and concluding with how you can tell a story about your release. We recorded the webinar for any of you that missed it or want to watch it again and share it with your teams.

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A few months ago we held a webinar with two of Atlassian's rockstar product managers on doing agile product management the right way. After seeing how helpful and popular it was, we're doing it again! Save the date: November 12, 2014 10:00 AM PST We're bringing back the dynamic duo of Sherif Mansour and John Masson to share no-nonsense advice and best practices about developing agile customer feedback loops and collaborating with development and marketing. These are the methods they use to bring

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In February, two of our very own Atlassian Confluence developers, Anatoli Kazatchkov and Edith Tom, hosted a live webinar sharing agile best practices for software development that they’ve learned over the years. They talked about: Spiking new features and running shorter sprints Running frequent demos, dogfooding, and shipping frequently Empowering developers, open communication, and continuous improvement Using JIRA and Confluence for Agile software development The webinar

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