AgileData Newsletter #8
The Killer Feature
Every product has one or a handful of "killer" features.
You know the one, that feature that will become the magical thing that will have customers flooding to subscribe to our product because nobody else has it.
That feature that makes something that is complex, so simple that your mother or father could use it.
Read more on our thoughts about what makes a killer feature.
Read more @ AgileData.io
Designing an Agile Organisation
Join Murray Robinson and Shane Gibson in a conversation with Jurgen Appelo on how to design an organisation to support self management, continuous innovation and human experience.
Jurgens unFix model supports gradual change, dynamic teams, and recognises that managers play an important role. The model is inspired by innovative companies including Haier and Tesla, various agile scaling frameworks, and books such as Team Topologies, Dynamic Reteaming, and Organization Design.
Listen to the No Nonsense Podcast or read the transcript @agiledata.io
G60S - Custom Sync
By default all the AgileData change rules will automagically run when a new set of data turns up on a History tile. We call this AutoSync.
But sometimes you may want certain tiles to be refreshed based on a different frequency.
So we built CustomSync to enable you to do just that.
CustomSync allows Data Magicians to create a schedule (dates & times) when Rules should run or when Tiles should be refreshed.
Watch @ YouTube
When to Create or Iterate an Information Product Canvas
Like a lot of artefacts you create and update as part of your AgileData WOW, the Information Product canvas and brief is updated multiple times as you progress through the delivery process. Each time more detail is added as you discover and document it.
There are five major stages where the Information Product documentation is updated.
Gather, Size & Prioritise
Estimation and commitment planning
When the Information Product is changed in the future.
Read more @ AgileData WoW
When helping data and analytics teams to adopt a new agile way of working there are a few big elephants that need to be eaten in little bites.
Things such as data architecture, platform builds etc
One of these we see teams struggle with a lot is security. How do you build out security as you go, rather than falling into the big work upfront trap.
We were lucky enough to chat to Laura Bell on the #agiledata #podcast on this very subject.
If you want to learn some magic, have a listen: