Four ways (that I know of, but there maybe more) to add a story to an epic:
1) Add the epic label to the story. (Got to go to with the easy one first, right?)
2) Be on the specific … Read more
Today, I took over a project from another product manager. I wanted to see all of the features that had previously been delivered.
In the past, I’ve opened the “Done” tab, expanded all of the past iterations, and read the … Read more
At Pivotal we have a weekly Iteration Planning Meeting, or IPM for short.
Often when I explain what happens in this meeting, I say “It’s our version of a sprint planning meeting.”
I’ve also been known to say, “Iteration or … Read more
Below is a real life example of why you should talk about the problem, not your proposed solution.
Last week, my friend Jay texted and asked me if I was going to be around Saturday afternoon.
I could have simply … Read more
Yesterday we hosted an AMA about Product Management and what PM’s do at Pivotal Labs.
During the chat we covered:
– The difference between Project and Product Management
– What tools we use at Pivotal Labs
– Challenges of being … Read more
Agile and Lean have been around for decades. Their marriage for software development has a long history as well. Yet, there is still a lot of confusion around what the difference is between them and how they work together.
I’m … Read more
Last week at the Women2.0 City Meetup in NYC, I asked Fran Hauser a question:
What was the worst thing that a startup could do when working with her?
Fran thought about it for a second, and replied:
Not follow-up.… Read more
Below is a post from Angus McLeod of Knotable about his experience with Pivotal Product Office Hours. It was originally posted on their blog.
You may know Pivotal for their great enterprise offerings and the Pivotal tracker. Did you know … Read more
This past week, I was asked to write up my career journey for Inventing Heron, which aims to inspire people to find their ideal career. It was not the first time I’d been asked how I became a Product Manager … Read more