The concept of "value" is central to agile and lean software development – but how do we decide what is valuable, and on what basis? I argue that we need to rethink the role of product owner, discarding wasteful activities such as estimation. Determining value is the responsibility of everyone – not just the "product owner". In order to deliver value we must be able to measure it transparently, and establish a fast feedback loop so teams can quickly determine if what they doing is in fact valuable. In this talk I will discuss several approaches to measuring value, how to maximize creating it, and how doing so affects the way teams work.
All Windows Phone apps and games are distributed through the Windows Phone Store. With the continued growth of the Windows Phone Store, this represents a challenge to app developers and publishers to get their titles noticed. This mini-lesson provides tips and tricks how you as an app publisher can get your app noticed as well as strategies for getting yourself into the coveted Spotlight category.