Van Haren Publishing | Corporate

Month: April 2017

Experts opinion: Product Owner role summary

By Gunther Verheyen Manager – What does a Product Owner do? The Product Owner brings the business perspective to the software product being created and sustained into a Scrum Team. The Product Owner represents all stakeholders, internal and external, to the Development Team. Although a Product Owner is likely to have various strategic product management tasks outside of …

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The Operating Model Canvas for Zara

Zara, located in Northern Spain, was one of the first providers of ‘fast fashion’. Recognizing that fashions change quickly, the company developed a tightly linked design, manufacturing and retailing system based on replenishing stores twice per week from central distribution centers, mostly located in Spain. A garment manufactured in India will most probably travel to …

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The Operating Model Canvas for McKinsey and Co

McKinsey & Co is a global firm that provides ‘top management’ advice and consulting support. McKinsey has offices in more than 60 countries, and, since its founding in the 1950s by Marvin Bower, has maintained its position as the premier management consulting firm. McKinsey & Co has retained its position despite strong challenge from rival …

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The Operating Model Canvas for Ashridge Executive Education

Ashridge Executive Education is a part of Hult International Business School. Ashridge’s main business is providing courses for executives, both open to any company and tailored for a specific company. Ashridge also does research, uses its dramatic buildings for conferences and for weddings, and runs some qualifications programs. It does not offer MBA programs, these …

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