Learn a Framework: Prune the Product Tree
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Learn a Framework: Prune the Product Tree

Prioritize your product / service roadmap using the powerful collaboration framework also known as Prune the Future
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Created by Luke Hohmann
Last updated 9/2017
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • How to use Prune the Product Tree to prioritize product or service roadmaps
  • How to scale Prune the Product Tree to address portfolio prioritization challenges
  • How collaboration frameworks improve outcomes
  • How to facilitate Prune the Product Tree online in Weave to maximize participation and collaboration
  • How to analyze results from Prune the Product Tree forums to move your insights to action
  • Facilitation skills that can be applied to online or in-person forums
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Requirements
  • Access to the Weave platform
Description

The Innovation Game, Prune the Product Tree (also known as Prune the Future) is a collaboration framework that enables participants to capture how a product or service should grow by organizing their ideas (such as features or projects) using organic metaphors. It enables Agility by emphasizing evolution and growth with a balanced infrastructure and feeds roadmaps by capturing time. 

Loaded with demonstrations in Weave and preparatory exercises, this online, self-paced course will equip you with the knowledge you need to use this powerful framework to help you prioritize your product or service roadmap. You will also learn how to scale this framework to address portfolio prioritization challenges and make collaboration a cinch for geographically dispersed teams. 

Business has embraced the idea that frameworks drive better decision making and better outcomes. Why? Because they prescribe a decision making process that guides you to actionable outcomes. From the growth and popularity of business canvases to the need for distributed teams to work more effectively together... successful companies have embraced framework driven collaboration because it works - and you should too! 

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who works with roadmaps
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to prioritize their product or service roadmap
  • Anyone who needs a new way to work collaboratively
  • Distributed teams: anyone who needs a better way to work across geographies and time zones
  • Product Owners / Managers / Directors
  • Portfolio / Product Management Professionals
  • Software Engineers / Developers / Architects
  • Agile Coaches / Team Leads
  • Strategy Facilitators
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
3 Lectures 12:07

Welcome to Learn a Framework: Prune the Product Tree

In this lecture, you will be introduced to the concept of Frameworks and how they drive decision making. 

Preview 04:53

In this lecture, you'll learn a little bit about your instructor, Luke Hohmann. 

Preview 01:25

In this lecture, you'll learn about Prune the Product Tree, a powerful collaboration framework that helps you prioritize your product or service portfolio. 

Introduction to Prune the Product Tree
05:49

Prune the Product Tree uses an image of a tree to represent growth; this makes it a powerful framework for prioritizing product/service portfolios by asking participants to prune current or future offerings. Let's explore other business challenges that Prune the Product Tree could be used to solve.
Other ways to use Prune the Product Tree
1 question
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Preparing for your Prune the Product Tree Forum
5 Lectures 24:16

In this lecture, you'll walk through the crucial first steps in preparing for your own Prune the Product Tree forum: your framing questions. 

Preparing your Framing Questions
04:18

Now that you've answers the critical preparatory framing questions, it's time to select the specific Prune the Product Tree that will best meet your needs. 

Selecting a Prune the Product Tree Framework
02:22

All frameworks come pre-loaded with geo-fenced regions that help your participants know where to place items AND help you analyze your results better. Learn how to adjust these pre-configured regions to meet your needs. 

Tailoring your Regions
05:26

In this lecture, you will learn how to add another layer of specificity by adding another group of layers that are represented by your branches. 

Defining your "Branches"
08:23

In this lecture, we'll explore multiple ways you can engage multiple teams using Weave. 

Using Prune the Product Tree with Multiple Teams
03:47

Now that you've learned how to prepare for your Prune the Product Tree Forum, it's time for you to practice!
Preparing your Prune the Product Tree Forum
8 questions
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Facilitating a Prune the Produce Tree Forum
3 Lectures 07:08

In this lecture, you'll learn general facilitation guidelines and tips that can be applied to any framework, forum, or meeting (in person or online). 

Preview 01:29

In this lecture, you'll learn specific tips for facilitating forums with customers. 

Preview 02:22

In this lecture, you'll learn helpful tips you can use to get the most out of your Prune the Product Tree forum participants. 

Facilitating Prune the Product Tree Forums
03:17

Let's all learn from each other - share your favorite best practice for facilitation!
Best Practices in Facilitation
1 question
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Post-processing your Prune the Product Tree Forum
3 Lectures 09:44

After your forum(s) has ended, the post-processing begins. In this lecture, you'll learn how to download and analyze your results in Excel. 

Analyzing your Results
07:38

In this lecture, you'll learn the importance of following up with your participants after the forum(s) has ended and post-processing is complete. 

Following up with your Participants
01:43

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Bonus Lecture
1 Lecture 00:45
About the Instructor
Luke Hohmann
3.5 Average rating
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3 Students
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Founder and CEO of Conteneo

Luke Hohmann is the Founder and CEO of Conteneo Inc. The author of three books with long titles, Luke’s playfully diverse background of life experiences has uniquely prepared him to design and produce serious games. Luke graduated magna cum laude with a B.S.E. in computer engineering and an M.S.E. in computer science and engineering from the University of Michigan. In addition to data structures and artificial intelligence, he studied cognitive psychology and organizational behavior under such luminaries as Elliot Soloway, Karl Weick, and Dan Dennison. He is also a former United States National Junior Pairs Figure Skating Champion. Luke’s work on using serious games to engage citizens has been covered in Businessweek and The Financial Times.