Product Development Process articles


Product Culture Marty Cagan

Process People

For many years I’ve subscribed to the idea that in a product organization, there are essentially two types of contributors:...

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Product Culture Marty Cagan

Tools and Processes

In my last article, Revenge of the PMO, I shared my views on the product development process called SAFe (Scaled...

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Product Culture Marty Cagan

Scaling Agile FAQ

Recently I published an article Revenge of the PMO that argues against a particular framework for agile at scale known...

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Product Culture Marty Cagan

Revenge of the PMO

UPDATE 2: Another name for this article could be “Product Teams vs Delivery Teams”.  That’s because since this article was...

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Product Development Process Marty Cagan

Waterfall Deconstructed

It’s hard to find anyone that actually defends a Waterfall process anymore.  Agile methods might have their flaws, but at...

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Product Development Process Chris Jones

Learning Fast vs. Failing Fast

By SVPG Partner Chris Jones At this point, nearly everyone in product at some point has heard phrases like “fail...

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Product Development Process Marty Cagan

Process vs. Model

There’s an old saying which comes from the world of statistics: “All models are wrong, but some are useful.”  This...

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Product Development Process Marty Cagan

Beyond Lean and Agile

I have been working exclusively with technology product teams now for a full 35 years, and I’ve seen countless processes,...

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Product Marty Cagan

Roadmap Alternative FAQ

In my prior article I discussed my favorite alternative to conventional product roadmaps.  That article seemed to strike a chord...

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Product Development Marty Cagan

Big Bang Releases

What is a “Big Bang” release? This is when a team works for several months on a project with the...

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Product Marty Cagan

Requirements Are Not

I’m not the first person to come to this conclusion, but over the years, I’ve really come to dislike the...

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Product Development Process Marty Cagan

Engineers and Sales People

Believe it or not, there are still people out there that think that a technology company is really about two...

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Product Marty Cagan

Technology First vs. Needs First

There’s a debate that’s been going on in the design and user research community because the legendary Don Norman wrote...

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