LinkedIn principal author Doug Winnie describes how to identify issues with your team using a burndown model and graph. Using the graph, you can identify when you have underutilized your team and how in the future you can take on more work in future cycles. You also can identify where there are team burnout risks and see when you need to push work out to increase the success of your development.
- When you capture data for building…and monitoring your team, scenarios will crop up…that you can address to ensure the success of your project.…Let's look at two examples, one with a team ahead of plan,…and the other with a team behind.…Let's say we have a team of five people,…with each person working 30 hrs a week…on building the features for the product.…The total development time is 30 working days.…For simplicity, we will use a linear burn down model.…The rate at which the team is able…to get their work done is called velocity.…
In physics, velocity is the rate…of distance and time.…In product management, it is the rate of progress and time.…Initially, things are looking good.…The percentage of features completed is ahead of plan.…But we can see that at the halfway point,…as everything is getting integrated together,…some issues were introduced into…the product backtracking the teams progress.…We can also see that the team responded well,…and easily completed all the features ahead of schedule,…and with less effort than was expected.…
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- Types of products and industries
- Leading through influence
- Understanding your team
- Using an agile or waterfall development cycle
- Managing your product life cycle
- Researching your market, customers, and ideas
- Planning the product
- Building the product
- Releasing the product
- Refining the product
- Understanding when it's time to retire the product
Skill Level Beginner
1. What is Product Management?
2. What Does a Product Manager Do?
When it is time to retire2m 58s
Next steps1m 19s
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