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A/B Testing [TOP]

AA Testing (i.e. not A/B)
Too Big to Fail: Running A/B Experiments When You’re Betting the Bank

Agile Contracts [TOP]

10 Contracts for your next agile project (slides)
Agile contracts
Agile Contracts Primer
Agile Contracts: InfoQ
Agile Contracts: Money for Nothing and Your Change for Free
Agile Team Meets a Fixed Price Contract
An overview of Agile Contracts
Contracting for Agile development projects
Contracting for Agile Software Projects
Create Flexible Contracts
I’m Agile But My Contract Isn’t: How to Align Contracts with Agile Software Development Teams
Published Patterns: Change for Free
Published Patterns: Money for Nothing
Agile Contracts Books

Anti-Patterns [TOP]

28 Product Backlog and Refinement Anti-Patterns

Backlog Grooming/Refinement [TOP]

35 cards which will improve your backlog refinement process and engage every team member
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Backlog Grooming Bugs Me
Backlog Grooming: Who, When and How
Backlog Refinement …Are You Doing It Right?
Different Approaches for Product Backlog Grooming
Discovery Board
Evidence for the Effectiveness of Good Backlog Refinement
Grooming the Product Backlog
How to Hold an Effective Backlog Grooming Session
How to improve Scrum Backlog Refinement?
How To Refine Features
Large Group Product Backlog Refinement in LeSS & LeSS Huge
Scrum By Example – Product Backlog Refinement in Action
Scrum By Example: Ill Prepared going into to Sprint Planning. Consequences?
When Should Product Backlog Grooming Take Place?

Business Analyst in Scrum [TOP]

Business Analysts in Scrum
How Agile Helped Me Survive Being a Business Analyst
What is the Role of a Business Analyst in Scrum?

Lean Startup [TOP]

A Pivot, preserve, kill decision
Beyond the Basics of Lean Startup
Lean Start-Up, and How It Almost Killed Our Company
Product Discovery Tips
Putting Pivots Into Practice – CSP Fast Pass Case Study
Lean Startup Books

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) [TOP]

Enterprise Lean Startup Experiment Examples
Finding the Truth Behind Minimum Viable Products
How to Choose the Right Product Validation Technique in Scrum
Making sense of MVP (Minimum Viable Product)
Minimum Viable Product: a guide
Minimum Viable Products for Enterprises
Straightforward Tactics for Testing Minimum Viable Products
The Art of Prototypes and Building MVPs
Using Structured Conversations to Discover Your MVP


12 Tips for Product Owners who want better performance from their Scrum Teams
4 Product owner assessments to help you focus your learning efforts
Feature Injection a Tool for Product Owners
Learning and Exploration vs Execution
Making the Product Backlog DEEP
Scrum By Example: Technical Items in the Product Backlog
Should we get rid of the Product Backlog?

Personas [TOP]

A Template for Writing Great Personas
Approaches to Creating Personas [PDF warning!]
Five Approaches To Creating Lightweight Personas
Persona “How To & Tools”
Pragmatic Personas
Tweaking the Persona

Portfolio Management [TOP]

Kanban Portfolio View
Kanban Portfolio View – Continued
Managing an Agile Project Portfolio
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Management – IDLE TEAMS
Using Blocker Clustering, Defect Clustering, and Prioritization for Process Improvement
Visualize your Project/Product Portfolio using a Kanban Wall
Portfolio Management Books

Prioritization Techniques and Models [TOP]

20 Product Prioritization Techniques: A Map and Guided Tour
An Introduction to Cost of Delay
Business Value Game (or Poker)
Collaborative Prioritization Exercise
Cost of Delay
How Kano model helps to agile product backlog prioritization
How Pandora used the “Buy A Feature Game” to make choices among too many options
Innovation Games – Buy a Feature
Teach Someone to Prioritize Using Psychological Distance
The Problems with Estimating Business Value
Wiegers’ Relative Weighting Model

Product Discovery [TOP]

How Much Time Should You Spend in Product Discovery?
Skateboards vs. Cars Revisited

Product Owner Role [TOP]

Demystifying the Product Owner Role
Every Great Product Owner Need a Good ScrumMaster
Evolution of the PO and UX roles on team: The Overlap
Listening Practices For Product People
One Page Product Owner
Product Owner isn’t just a Business Analyst on Steriods
Product Owner Responsibilities
Product Owner Video from Henrik
The Product Owner’s Guide to the Sprint Retrospective
We Don’t Hire Product Owners Here
Which UX Skills should Product Owners and Product Managers Have?
Product Owner Role Books

Project vs. Product [TOP]

Products Over Projects
Project Focus Is An Impediment to Long-Lived Teams
Project Work vs. Product Work

Roadmaps and Strategy [TOP]

10 Tips for Creating an Agile Product Roadmap
A 3x3x3 Perspective for getting your Vision, Strategy, and Product aligned
Complexity and Strategy
Journey Mapping 101
What does an agile product roadmap look like?
Story Mapping
Story Mapping Books
Impact Mapping
Full Blown Story Mapping Tools
Collaborative Post-It Style Tools
Roadmaps and Strategy Books

Specification by Example [TOP]

Specification By Example Summary on Wikipedia
Thoughtworks – Specification by Example
Wikipedia on Specification By Example
Specification by Example Books


Managing UX in Scrum Project
Lean UX
Lean UX Books
UX Books

User Stories [TOP]

Alternative formats for User Stories
Another Alternative User Story Format
Conversational Stories
Life Cycle of a User Story
Story Slicing: A Real Life Example
User Stories Presentation from Mike Cohn
Using Vertical Slicing and Estimation to make Business Decisions at Adobe
Vision to User Stories – What is the Best Flow?
What if the User Story is too Big for the Team?
Story Splitting
Acceptance Criteria
User Stories Books

Vision and Visioning Tools [TOP]

8 Tips for Creating a Compelling Product Vision
Agile Product Planning: Vision, Strategy, and Tactics
Agile Scenarios and Storyboards
How to get your project started on the right foot
Innovation Game – Product Box
Product Canvas – beyond the Product Backlog
The Business Model Canvas
The Product Vision Board
Why Lean Canvas vs. Business Model Canvas?