04 Jun '13, 9pm

My advice to PMs -- say no to boss's pet projects! No Driving on the Shoulder via @pivotallabs

My advice to PMs -- say no to boss's pet projects! No Driving on the Shoulder via @pivotallabs

No Driving on the Shoulder Graham Siener Tuesday, June 4, 2013 (it seemed appropriate to have a cheesy marketing image here) Keeping your Boss[es]’ Ideas in the Right Lane I’ve been talking with a lot of Product Managers making the transition to adopting agile methodologies. An interesting theme has emerged that I wanted to address. To paraphrase: It’s hard to influence the product I manage because several of my superiors each want to make their own decisions. How can I help them understand the product development process? First off, it’s important to remember that you won’t be able to “convince” your boss[es] to adopt your methodologies for story creation and prioritization unless they understand why your approach addresses pain. Being a good PM involves a lot of listening; step one is figuring out what [by your boss’s perception] has improved in the transition, e.g., tim...

Full article: http://pivotallabs.com/no-driving-on-the-shoulder/

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