Elapse Technologies, Agile Partnership and the Service du perfectionnement de l’École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS) are proud to present David Hussman’s “Agile Product Design” class.
Learn from David Hussman how to use simple tools to build the right product and how to discover what features meet your real needs. Maximise the user experience by understanding how your users work and by communicating clearly your vision.
Duration: 2 days.
What you will learn
Whether you are a service or a product company, this class will teach you a number of techniques to build a backlog of features that will ensure your users get the best experience possible.
Learn the basics of product development in a complex environment :
- How to discover the features of your product/project
- How to do just enough in an Agile context
- How to discover what is your minimum viable product (MVP)
- How to communicate efficiently your product vision (customers, users, development team, investors, management, etc.)
- Know when you need to pivot (change your product vision)
Why this course?
- Are you struggling with writing and splitting your user stories?
- Your Product Owner is unmotivated or disengaged?
- Creating and managing your product backlog is a pain and a source of frustration?
Almost every team and organization has a product backlog and wants maximum value out of that backlog. But how do you fill, select and split the elements of that backlog? How do you maximize the value for your client in the shortest possible amount of time?
In this short one minute video, David explains why he created this class and why you should attend.
What we will cover
This two day course covers how to think about a product and how to build it though the user of a number of techniques David uses with his own clients. The content of this course addresses what Product Owners need to solve their day to day problems.
You will see how to hold product discovery activities, learn from the feedback you receive, and determine when or if you should pivot (update your vision).
Participants will select a product idea to do some exploration and learn a number of Agile and Lean UX product development tools and techniques.
- What is a product? What is YOUR product (or service) ?
- Product Definition:
- Product ideation and Product Narrowing
- Explore the product context
- What is the value of your product (or service)?
- For whom? Why? What are the real needs?
- What is your unique proposition, do you have competitive advantages?
- How are we going to sell this product and generate value?
- Is it going to be profitable (costs, revenues, sales channels, etc.)?
- What could the product (or service) be like?
- Techniques: “Collaborative Chartering”, “Lean Canvas”, “Mood boards”
- Explore in details customers and users
- What are your markets or target users and their needs
- Techniques: “Pragmatic Personas”
- Discover features and interactions
- Create story maps that visualize user experiences, expose cross team connections (and dependencies)
- Organize user stories in a way that feeds product planning.
- Techniques:”Story Mapping”, “Customer Journeys” et le “Product Slicing”
- Adding clarity with tests
- Delivering, learning and adjusting
Who should attend
Product Owners, business analysts, managers, entrepreneurs, UX specialists, functional architects, members of Agile development teams or anybody interested in communicating product needs in a more efficient way.