Explore ideas and resources that help to make real change happen

Most organisations acknowledge that change is a strategic imperative to stay ahead of new technological and economic developments. As businesses around the world have struggled to navigate pandemic-induced uncertainty and shifting consumer behaviour, it’s understandable why many have pursued organisational transformation in the hope that it’ll enable the business to operate at a higher level—to become more agile, productive, innovative and profitable.

If you work in or with a team or teams who build things, read on. In my experience as a product manager, consultant, and leader, these are five tried and tested tips for amplifying product management adoption. For those of you who read my previous blog and are wondering how to get product management into your organisation, consider the following “guerilla tactics” that might help lead the charge.

As a former product manager, management consultant, agilist, and self-confessed questioner of all things, I sometimes catch myself thinking about big, hairy questions scraped straight from the very bottom of the “too hard” basket. On sensible days, I catch these thoughts, acknowledge their existence, and move swiftly on to the next shiny thing in my vicinity. On less-than-sensible days, I latch onto them — give them attention, time, space, and explore them.

Active Transport Case Study

During Covid-19, the need to focus on safe transport accelerated. Transport for NSW saw residents looking for safer transport alternatives, increasingly turning to walking and cycling to move around—and the Active Transport branch was born. Headed up by the Director of Active Transport Portfolio, Data & Analytics at Transport for NSW, Active Transport faced a thrilling challenge—to meet the unprecedented demand for active movement, with infrastructure requirements to match.