Tag: Leadership

Walmart’s Agile Journey: How We Scaled From 1 To 135 Agile Teams

Walmart’s Agile Journey: How We Scaled From 1 To 135 Agile Teams with Kamal Manglani, Sr. Mgr. & Agile Lead and Dawn Marshall, Sr. Product leader Health and Wellness, Walmart Labs GeC by Lisa Rathjens May 2014 Event When most of us think of Agile engineering processes, we think of software development, Scrum, Kanban, and…
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3 Tools To Increase Your Productivity Immediately

“3 Tools To Increase Your Productivity Immediately” with Senia Maymin, Ph.D, Profit from the Positive, LLC By Tej Ravindra April 2014 Event April’s SVPMA speaker was author and executive coach Senia Maymin. Senia outlined and taught three tools that we can apply right away to increase productivity in both our professional and personal lives. The…
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Charting A Career Path To Your Dream Product Management Job

“Charting A Career Path To Your Dream Product Management Job” with Muffi Ghadiali, VP Product Management, OUYA Inc., Advisor and Lecturer at Stanford CSP. By Kishore Elimineti January 2014 Event Muffi started off talking about three important perspectives that every Product Manager should know to build a successful career in Product Management. WHO IS A…
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Meeting Archives 2013

Meeting Archives 2013 Please click on the link below to see the meetings for that year. 20202019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 DecemberCareer Advancement: How…
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Where should Product Management report in the organization?

By Kishore Elimineti Product Managers collaborate and work with Engineering, Sales, Marketing and Support teams. They drive strategy and bring products to market. Product managers report into different departments, often depending on the size, focus and culture of the organization. It is very difficult to say a specific department is the right home for Product Managers…
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How to Get In, Move Up, and Excel in Product Management

“How to Get In, Move Up, and Excel in Product Management” with Panel – John Cook, Disruptive Products Guy, Nokia; Rashmi Menon, Product and Strategy Consultant; Sandy Cook, Senior Director of Product Management, Minted By Pushpa Chandrashekaraiah December 2013 Event The panel moderated by Gal Josefsberg, VP Products at Social Chorus, provided a great mixture…
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The Factors That Make Product Teams Successful

“The Factors That Make Product Teams Successful” with Ron Lichty, Software Engineering Manager and Product Development Consultant by Dan Galatin October 2013 Mini-Session Ron Lichty, a consultant and expert on managing software development teams, presented a special breakout session at the October 2nd meeting of the SVPMA. Mr. Lichty is a coauthor, along with Greg Geracie,…
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Bridging Data Into Action

October Event Review: “Bridging Data Into Action” panel discussion with Jennifer Berkley Jackson, Steve Chalgren, Tanguy Leborgne, Ajay Nilaver, and Brian Sohmers by Dan Galatin October 2013 Event Jennifer Berkley Jackson, Founder at The Insight Advantage, moderated a lively panel discussion on October 2nd about how to take action based on market data. The panelists…
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When Your Culture is Their Product

June Event Review: “When Your Culture is Their Product” with Richard Lyons, PhD, Dean UC Berkeley Haas Business School by Helene Eichler July 2013 Event Dr. Lyons opened SVPMA’s July meeting with “Leaders set culture” a provocative quote from the former CEO of Levis. But how and why do leaders set organizational culture is the…
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Meeting Archives 2012

Meeting Archives 2012 Please click on the link below to see the meetings for that year. 20202019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 DecemberCreating New Products:…
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