‘3X’ : Product and Business Discovery, Development and Sustenance
This year at XP2018 I had an opportunity to meet Kent Beck and talk to him about his latest realisation and Work In Focus - 3X, The Product Development Triathlon and it’s 3 phases - Explore, Expand and Extract.
Ok wait, what did we just talked? Phases?? Are we waterfalling in our thoughts?
Are we talking to same Kent who proposed XP which killed the whole ‘Elaborated Planning and Phases’ family of Waterfall regime and then TDD that just buried alive the ‘Testing Phase’ and made entire world re-think about the testing approach? What’s wrong with him? Why is he now supporting Waterfall? Or should we worry that Agile is Dead is Dead is Dead??
In this session I will talk you through Kent’s discovery and realisations when he was working with Facebook. How things that he felt he offered to world and which helped world create new success, suddenly appeared missing here at Facebook, and then how he discovered what is working for Facebook and help them staying at the top of world Social Media Market.
Outline/Structure of the Presentation
1. Discovery of 3X
2. Inferences from Facebook days of Kent
3. Application of 3X on any Product
4. Explore, Expand and Extract - Startup, Business and Enterprise
5. Phases and Fractals.
- Path that any idea takes on it’s journey
- How to take winning idea to victory
- Relationship between Success and it’s Payoff and how to toggle them as a business grows, to sustain it
- Impact and Outcome, and how a winning idea has both
Startup Founders, Product Visionaries, PO/PMs, Business Leaders
Prerequisites for Attendees
This talk is based on Kent Beck’s work 3X, where he talks about 3 phases of flourishing and winning business idea: Explore, Expand, Extract. This approach explains how all successful business ideas have understood and adapted to the changing contexts on the path of continuous growth and success. In a business setting, this model aligns thought process of CEOs, CFOs, CIOs & CTOs, as well as product management, development, operations and beyond, so that they all, in their purview, can create a success-map
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