Product delivery questionnaire

When I join product team or company here is the list of questions i have in my mind. What do you think about that? Do you think some questions are not relevant? Is there anything you would add? I. Provisioning Do you use public cloud service providers? Are you considering building private cloud? Are you using containers? […]

Network structure – 11 lessons learned

1. Autonomous & multifunctional teams Having all necessary skills in one place allows you to have hyper performing teams able to handle complex tasks. This can be achieved if such environment is created for teams: Ability to make decisions on a timely manner and with maximum return on value Technical and organizational autonomy to deliver […]

APIs are important part of (network) organization

As network organization is evolutionary and must be constantly adjusted to actual value being delivered you must have evolutionary architecture. Both approaches are aimed to decompose “Big Ball of Mud …” Even though i think it is essential for network organisation company structured in any way will benefit from this type of product architecture. You can read […]

Constraints On Effective Product Development

Organising yourself as a network of multi-dependent teams helps to solve following constraints and increase effectiveness of product development Functional Teams People from different functional areas must be a part of the same team to eliminate all possible “cross departments” activities Toyota have long eliminated this constraint through their Obeya concept, and unique matrix structure. Capacity of Bottlenecks […]

Network structure – it works

It was a long journey of trying to understand what organisational structure is best for dynamic growth, experiments, agility and change. Value structure – showing benefits of different type of organisation in numbers Organizational design – problems  – explaining what type of problems are introduced with hierarchical growth and why functional departments are not good. Org. design: value structure Highlights […]