Designing Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

Key Performance Indicators (KPI) are metrics that are used to measure the success of a strategy, programme or product. As strategies are implemented by programmes/initiatives, Programme Managers in particular, as well as Product Owners and Departmental Heads in general, are the ones that usually create the KPI for the initiative, build a consensus around them […]


Using Product Roadmaps

What is a Product Roadmap? A product roadmap is a high-level plan describing how a product will come into being and how it will grow. It enables a Product Owner to express their vision of what the product should look like and a timeline of how that vision will be realised. A roadmap enables you […]

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Stakeholder Management: Using the Power-Interest Grid to Manage Stakeholders Better

I’ve come across, during my career as well as studying for certification, various takes on the same theme – stakeholder management using the Power Interest Grid. In this blog, I will cover my approach for classifying and managing stakeholders using the grid, and recommendations for engaging with the different stakeholder groups. Stakeholder management is a […]

Consensus Driven Programme & Product Management

Programme and Product Managers make various decisions, from deciding on the work schedule (Programme Managers) to the detailed functionality of the products (Product Managers). As with any decision, there is always a risk that that decision has not been made effectively or obtained necessary agreement as the correct one with stakeholders. In this blog post, […]

Differences in Product Ownership

Over the 20 or so years of Scrum becoming more widely used in organisations, product ownership has often become a term encompassing the following types of role: Product Owner as defined in the original Scrum framework. The person who owns a product in it’s entirety. A feature owner who manages a major function of an […]