AFH 041: Discover to Deliver with Ellen Gottesdiener [PODCAST]

Ellen Gottesdiener (@ellengott) joined me (@RyanRipley) at The Path to Agility Conference (@cohaainfo) to discuss the importance of discovery and delivery.

Ellen Gottesdiener Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference 2016 – Copyright COHAA

Ellen is the CEO and founder of EBG Consulting. She is the author of Requirements by Collaboration, The Software Requirements Memory Jogger, and most recently Discover to Deliver (with Mary Gorman). Ellen is a world-renowned writer, speaker, and trainer with a passion for improving agile product ownership.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Why discovery is just as important as delivery
  • The importance of providing context to agile teams
  • How companies are moving towards product centric thinking
  • What team can do to maximize discovery

Links from the show:

Discover to Deliver: Agile Product Planning and Analysis is a practical guide for rapidly discovering product needs in your lean/agile project. Ellen Gottesdiener and Mary Gorman, leading agile practitioners and consultants, share key concepts, practices, examples, a case study, tips, and powerful planning and analysis tools. This book is for professionals who need to collaboratively conceive, deliver and support software products and systems. You’ll learn how to continually discover and deliver high-value products.

Click here to purchase on Amazon.

Question: Which discoveries have enabled you to deliver your products successfully? We’d love to hear your success stories in the comments section. You can leave a comment by clicking here.

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Want to hear another podcast about product ownership? — Listen to my conversation with Tim Ottinger and Mark Davidson about the role of the Product Owner on episode 22. We discuss #NoEstimates, Product Management, and the concept of “Controlled Disappointment”.

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