Impact Mapping: Making a big impact with software products and projects – Kindle edition by Gojko Adzic. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device. 5 Simple Steps to Run your First Impact Mapping Session P.P.S. Also highly recommend reading a book written by Gojko Adzic, a creator of. Impact mapping helps to create better plans and roadmaps that ensure alignment of business and delivery, and help organisations make an impact with their.

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This approach is similar to identifying goals and objectives top-down for Key Performance Indicators and proper metrics. Toggle Sliding Bar Area. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Luckily the writer cited plenty of material for me to begin exploring! At the beginning of an impact mapping workshop, the participants identify the more and more goals and relate actors, impacts, and deliverables to each. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment.

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They should explain why such a thing would be useful. List only the impacts that really help move you in the right direction towards the central goal. What business problem are you solving?

There’s no fluff here, just clear instructions on how to use this powerful tool for getting the best results from your product development effort.

Important actors are those who can significantly influence the success of a project or product milestone, including end-users and internal or external decision-makers. Identify the Impact right. As a consultant or as an Agile coach, I’m often faced with clients phrasing their requirements and objectives as highly detailed solutions.

Impact maps serve to align teams to business objectives, test mutual understanding of goals and expected outcomes, focus teams toward the highest value features to deliver, and enable collaborative decision-making. The primary audience of this book are senior people involved in building software products or delivering software projects, from both business and delivery sides.


Impact mapping helps to create better plans and roadmaps that ensure alignment of business and delivery, and are easily adaptable to change. In this short book, Gojko describes the tool, why it works, how to use it, how not to use it, and then he kindly walks you through the entire agenda for an impact mapping meeting, explaining how to conduct the meeting and what to expect from each step.

Main Takeaways Reading Time: This book melds many of the concepts of Lean and Agile into a process that yields a useful product roadmap based upon business needs and technical capabilities.

It’s good that it’s short as it keeps focus. Never aim to implement the whole map. Outcomes create meanings, relationships, and differences: Then you can start reading Kindle books on mappingg smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

This link helps us to remain focused on delivering value in the highest priority areas. I started using impact mapping with the Kanbanery team mappiing two years ago, based on a blog post I’d read, and found it immediately helpful in identifying the connections between the work we were doing and the outcomes we expected.

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September 01, Agile Other. The method is very easy to learn — most participants grasp the idea in at least as 5 minutes. Gojko won the Jolt Award for the best book, was voted by peers as the most influential agile testing professional inand his blog won the UK Agile Award for the best online publication in Usually, outputs are artifacts like documents, software programs, or other physical “shippable stuff “, like training, and workshops; outcomes are knowledge transferred and behaviors changed.


This is a book you can reference with ease as you plan and facilitate workshops collaborative meetings with clear purpose and outcomes for example: Making a big impact with software products and projects.

English Choose a language for shopping. Identify the Deliverables right. And this is the part where this book falls short.

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Read reviews that mention impact mapping easy read specification by example highly recommended impact map impact maps software development business goals software products and projects quick read gojko adzic user stories mind map right thing reading this book straight forward book by gojko missing link brought together looking forward. I highly recommend it. The approach addresses many of the problems I’ve seen with agile web development, which include chasing vanity metrics, adding unnecessary mpaping features adzoc don’t achieve their desired results but stay in anywayand whim-driven design.

Try impact mapping and use Gojko’s marvelous book, Impact Mapping: This website uses cookies and third party services. I would have preferred the ratio reversed – there were many questions and more details I would like to learn without picking up another book.

I think the book is great for fulfilling its promise – give a short guide to the impact gouko technique with further references.