Agile innovation: From Product Idea to Product Launch

Posted on Wednesday 19th January 2011

Summary

Learn how lean agile innovation works, how an idea can be successfully transformed into a shippable product.

8 comments on “Agile innovation: From Product Idea to Product Launch

  1. Agile Scout says:

    Sounds kind of like a mix breed between a story carding meeting and a release planning meeting. Sometimes called a “discovery meeting.”

    Good points here. There needs to be a little bit more work up front by the PO’s to set the vision for the product.

    • Good point. The visioning activities could take place in form of a user story writing workshop and an initial release planning meeting if the newness and the complexity of the product are modest. For an innovative new product, investing several weeks to carry out upfront marketing activities, exploration and prototyping may be necessary.

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  3. [...] as little time as possible in envisioning the product, and quickly create a first product increment to gather feedback from customers, users and other [...]

  4. Hi Roman, Is this essentially the RUP inception I.e. Scope setting?

  5. Hi Arran, While there are some similarities between visioning and the RUP inception phase, the two do differ. Please have a look at my page 11 of my presentation “Envisioning your Product,” http://www.romanpichler.com/articles/pdfs/EnvisioningYourProduct.pdf for a more comprehensive view of visioning. Having said that, one of the visioning results is the product vision that describes the high-level scope of the new product or the next product version.

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