Discussion on the importance of Value Packing vs. Time Boxing in the Creation Stroke Managing Creative Activity: #2 Creation Continued. The point of  Change Creation is to pack value (Value Packing) into the release (the truck) that ships value to the market.  However, software teams often ship trucks to the market that have lots of boxes, but contain little perceived value.  Industry studies indicate that this the largest, common problem in software development. Often, when product owners hit a dry spell in creativity, they add filler, or they lift ideas from competitors (“Me Toos”) or from adjacent markets
. Change Engine . Project Driven Cultures have a tendency of emphasizing hitting the date resulting in the truck leaving the loading dock half empty – see “Product Execution vs. Project Execution”
Weak Change Conception can result in loading boxes on the truck stuffed full of packing bubbles and Styrofoam peanuts, with little value.  Let’s take a break to download the latest apps for our phones?
Fill Each Truck with Value, it’s much better to miss the date than jam your Adoption Pipeline with trucks containing little value
Adoption of Value is the Goal, not shipping trucks; “No value creation, no adoption; know value creation, know adoption”. ©2018 iiSM.ORG, All Rights Reserved. Click slide to see in context of slide deck
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