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February 08, 2022

Why implementing agile on its own isn’t enough without modern software engineering

The State of DevOps report 2021 has just been released and it shows the important link between modern software engineering practices and business agility. People who have read the report before or are familiar with the book ‘Accelerate’ by Nicole For...

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July 22, 2021

Third Party Software Assessment – Don’t Believe the Hype

Increasingly, there’s an off-the-shelf solution for every use-case and, at first glance, they all look pretty impressive – but that’s often because their investment is channeled at marketing gloss. This...

Digital Transformation Product Software Development

Acquisition of a patient by medical consultant

July 22, 2021

Beyond Acquisition – Building for Advocacy, Retention and Growth

A business exists to provide value to its customers. And with a digital business, a critical mass of customers is often needed to realise this value in full, and to justify the heavy costs of initial build. But the desir...

Banking & Insurance Digital Transformation Product

Digital Product Delivery

May 04, 2021

Successful digital product delivery in times of rapid technological development

Digital product development is a complex process however, the changing environment has also introduced new opportunities for successful strategies. Delivering digital product is a complex process Teams often start out wi...

Product

April 05, 2021

What is an MVP? A Global Perspective

On 9th February 2021 a hive-brain of designers, developers, product managers, and consultants from across our global offices gathered (virtually) to answer a question that had been the source of much debate: “What...

Product

Product analytics tracking plan

March 31, 2021

3 useful product analytics tracking plan templates

In the Monstarlab product analytics team we use a number of tracking plan templates to reduce re-work when defining & implementing an analytics strategy. In this article I’ll share 3 tracking plan templates we use. T...

Data Analytics Product

March 19, 2021

Why Agile Teams Should Play Chess

Imagine a game of chess. 16 pieces, 64 squares and two opponents. It’s a very simple and controlled environment. However, after three moves each by black and white there are over nine million possible next moves. The nu...

Agile Delivery Product Software Development

January 14, 2021

The Hidden Parts of the Journey: How to Discover Customer Problems Worth Solving

Launching a new product is inherently risky and might cause customer problems. It is impossible to guarantee success or predict exactly how customers will react. In short, there is no crystal ball to tell you what value ...

Customer Experience Product

January 14, 2021

Reduce Risk in Your Product Development with Hypothesis-Driven Design

Releasing new products and features is often risky business. If you do not solve the right problem or meet your users’ expectations, it can have detrimental consequences to your company’s success. From experience, I have...

Customer Experience Experience Design Product

Cognitive Bias, man sitting at desk, thinking

January 25, 2021

Overcoming Cognitive Bias: How To Think Like a Product Manager

As generalists, product managers have responsibilities across multiple disciplines with more breadth than depth in the core vertical disciplines of UX, tech and business. This breadth comes with many challenges. One of t...

Customer Experience Product