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How To Plan An Agile Project That Doesn’t Fail

Written by Alex Karasyov

With support from Sean Stone. 1. Identify Your Stakeholders These are the people that will help you deliver your product. These will be your executives, sponsors, key customers, partners and any other interested parties that can influence the outcome of the project. Identify the Product Owner This is a key to running a successful Scrum project. The Product Owner is the person that ultimately makes...

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Lessons Learned in the Quest for a Perfect Project Discovery Process

Written by Design Team

This blog post is the second of an in-depth, two-part series on Rangle's project design discovery process. If you missed part one, you can find it here: Project Discovery in a Lean Agile World: Introducing the Clarity Canvas This is a brief overview of some of the main problems we ran into while developing the Clarity Canvas process. It’s not exhaustive by any means...

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Facilitating Design: Getting to the 'Why' on Your Projects

Written by Naomi Bower

We don’t often think of facilitation as a core skill for product designers, but there are many reasons why we should. One is that a lot of the design discovery that we do is like detective work. To design great products, you need to tease out and gather information from a wide variety of people, starting with the stakeholders on your project. “To extract...

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Project Discovery in a Lean Agile World: Introducing the Clarity Canvas

Written by Design Team

This is the first of an in-depth, two-part series on Rangle's project design discovery process. Some Historical Context and Constraints Beginning a new project and bringing clients’ ideas to life is exciting for us at Rangle. We practice Scrum to do product development for a wide variety of clients. As a result, we understand the importance of quickly getting up to speed, to start projects...

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Stakeholder Experience Design

Written by Design Team

Fear & Loathing in Project Kickoff The first experience you design is for your stakeholders — and your project’s success depends on it. Because Rangle is a consultancy, we have the opportunity to work with many different clients over a relatively short period. Over the last two years, we’ve been able to refine a lean discovery process that allows us to rapidly align our...

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