Silos, cliques, groups, crowds. However you label them, they exist in your company's culture. They seem to be good things, at first: like-minded individuals, pushing each other and helping one another grow both professionally and intellectually. The common idea is that two heads are better than one: if you have a group of business analysts working beside one another, it’s better than each business analyst alone. While that all sounds ...
When building a software product, there will be many points along the way when you (and the team) will have to make decisions. Knowing what the most pressing priorities are and making decisions based on data rather than intuition are two rules to live by.
Jessica Hall writes about some of the most important qualities for a product team to have. Empathy, inquisitiveness, and humility can make the difference between a team that excels and one that lacks that certain something.
The Product Development Success study found that culture is the single most important factor impacting a company's ability to successfully develop new software products. See why the ability to attract and retain top talent can ultimately make the difference between having a development organization that succeeds at delivering value to an organization and one that fails.