A technological innovation is inseparable from an organizational innovation. This is the case with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) which, coupled with agile, brings all its value to an organization.

The RPA context, in particular, requires applying a number of agile principles with more rigor. In this article, I describe how to use 3 key agile tactics to scale a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Center of Excellence (CoE), and the points of attention to consider when using an agile approach.

⏳ If you don't have time to read everything, a TL;DR is at the end of the article.
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Why and How to Implement an Agile Approach to Develop Robots?

RPA: What is It?

To begin with…

Whether you are an entrepreneur, consultant, product manager or any other profession, public speaking can be a powerful tool to support your idea, just like the cause that the same idea is ignored or rejected.

Interested in public speaking, I took courses for 1 year to discover the mysteries behind great speakers. In this article, I present the 5 steps that I take from them to effectively prepare for a speech, or for any other public speaking situation (meeting, negotiation, debate, etc.)

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Photo by israel palacio on Unsplash

Step 1: Practice Public Speaking Like a Physical Sport

Just like sports, understanding the rules of the game and public speaking theory is not enough.

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What is the Best Direction to Optimize your Product? (Photo by Brendan Church on Unsplash)

Product-market fit is synonymous with success for any product manager: users give positive feedback, they are willing to pay for it, and become themselves product ambassadors, to the point where you no longer need to promote it with a communication plan.

There are several ways to measure and reach product-market fit (I wrote an article that consolidates a bunch of the best advice I found about it). However, each situation requires starting from scratch and analyzing the specific context around the product to be effective. …

Some teams consider user stories to be detailed mini-specifications and thus limit the creativity of its members. Other teams, on the other hand, stick to a sentence written on a sticky note, and then create confusion by a lack of clarity.

This article will give you the key principles for challenging these types of environments. You will be able to restore in your team the real benefits of working through user stories.

This graph presents the evolution of the level of detail of a user story over time, and thus the main concepts that we will discuss in this article.

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Evolution of the level of detail of a user story over time

Product-market fit means being in a good market with a product that can satisfy that market — Marc Andreessen

For this article, I’ve consolidated a bunch of the best advice I’ve found for measuring and reaching product-market fit. If you found another useful resource or tactic, I would be happy to have it in the comments.

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Photo by Joseph Barrientos on Unsplash

Why Product-Market Fit is Important

Product-market fit is synonym of success for any product manager:

  • You have very strong customer positive feedback
  • People are grabbing the product out of your hands saying they want it
  • People are willing to pay for your product or features
  • People are using your…

“If you want to have time for everything: raising children, loving, working, playing sports, relaxing, you need more time. Only those who work faster and better will flourish.” — Carl Sewell, Customers for Life

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“Only those who work faster and better will flourish“ — Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash
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In a way, life can be considered as a beautiful, complex product, co-constructed with multiple stakeholders. We try to maximize added value through iterative deliveries of professional or personal projects. …

Adam Faik

Product Manager

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