A magic toolbox for cross-functional teams

Frode Drønen

Short workshop - in English

Agile has been around for a while, especially in development teams. Customer centricity, or user experience, is also coming of age. Lately methodology like Lean Startup has introduced flow principles to innovation and product development. Continuous deployment and DevOps is yet another concept that has gained traction in recent years. 

This workshop aims to combine different tools from a variety of diciplines to make some magic. To be able to deliver outstanding projects that caters good quality code, excellent customer experience and return-on-investment we need to have a magic toolbox.

This workshop is for the whole (cross-functional) team! You will learn and practise different tools to adress business, design and technology challenges. We will be working on a specific case utilizing principles from Lean Startup as a framework for the tool-box. The four phases are:

Think it

How do we get the ideas for product development? And how can we decide upon which are the best ones worth pursuing?

Build it

How can we quickly perform a "reality check" on an idea to see the cost-benefit of developing the product for our customers?

Ship it

How do we make a "Minimal Lovable Product" and launch it?

Tweak it

How do we use analytics, testing and feedback to continually improve the product?

 

Primarily for: Developers, Tester/test leads, Project managers, Architects, UX specialists, Product developers, Managers, Scrum masters, Agile coaches, Designers

Participant requirements: Good spirits and an open mind.