How to Keep Your MVP on Time and Budget with Agile Product Management Specialist Roman Pichler

Roman Pichler is a leading product management expert who specializes in digital products and agile practices. He utilizes agile methodologies and consults for some of the world's largest and most respected enterprise companies such as Google, Adidas, Nokia, eBay, Lloyd's of London, and many more.

Roman is the author of four books, including How to Lead in Product Management, Strategize Product Strategy and Product Roadmap Practices for the Digital Age and Agile Product Management with Scrum.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Who is Roman Pichler and who does he work with?
  • How Roman transitioned from being a developer to a product management specialist
  • The core components of product management and the difference between a product owner and a product manager
  • The essential roles in Scrum and how they work in practice
  • Where to start your SaaS journey and how to best validate your product
  • Roman shares what to focus on when you begin to build your MVP and the importance of sprints
  • Best practices when working with remote developers
  • Romans preferred tools for agile practices and his guidelines for keeping projects and budgets in line when using Scrum

In this episode…

If you just started your SaaS business or are about to embark on that journey, you would want to get to your minimum viable product on time and on a budget. Agile product management specialist, Roman Pichler, says that the first step to achieve that is to come up with a vision for your product which involves answering the following questions: What's the value proposition of your product? Who are your target customers? What makes your product stand out? Whats your business model and how will you get it monetized? Once you have a visual picture of your answers to those questions, you can consider yourself ready to take the next steps towards your MVP.

Join Geordie Wardman on this episode of the Big Break Software Podcast as he discusses with Roman Pichler the best practices for budding SaaS companies that utilizes agile product management. They also talk about how to follow and keep your MVP within your desired time frame and budget, how to work with remote developers, and what the release burndown chart is and how it can make your agile practice even better. Stay tuned.