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[17 May 2013 | Comments Off on What Makes a Good Product Owner? | ]

This short video discusses what makes a good Product Owner in a Scrum Agile team, how to engage your Product Owner and some pitfalls that can come with the role.

[20 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on Product Owner from Good to Great | ]

A good product owner is probably the most important role in any Scrum project but for some reason they are exceedingly rare. Without one the development team is without direction and lost in a vast ocean of possibilities. Why is it that being a good product owner is difficult? What is expected and how do you become a good product owner.

[24 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on The Scrum Product Owner | ]

This video explains the responsibilities of a Scrum Product Owner. It discusses how the Scrum Product owners are in charge of creating product visions, release plans, sprint plans, stories, and approving the results of the sprint.

[9 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Is the Product Owners Owning His Product? | ]

This blog post tries to answer the following questions: Does a Product Owner indeed own his product? What are the duties of a Product Owner? Who is the Product Owner? What qualities should a Product Owner possess? Starting from the description in the Scrum Guide, the blog provides interesting material to understand the high level requirements of the Product Owner role, how it impacts others and the qualities needed for it.

[22 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Agile Product Portfolio Management | ]

If you are the Product Owner in a company adopting Agile, you might not find a lot of help in standard Agile texts related to the organization of a product pipeline and the associated resource planning. This video provides guidance in a lightweight Agile style for product portfolio management and will help you to avoid the Big Project Plans Up Front mentality that you may be fighting against.

[7 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on The Product Owner Role | ]

Rini van Solingen met with Roman Pichler, author of the famous Scrum product owner book, to discuss development in the product owner concept and why it is so hard to be a product owner.

[23 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Just In Time Software Requirements | ]

Elena Yatzeck shares in this blog post her thoughts about “value spike”. A “spike” is a short piece of work within an agile project in which one or two programmers may be assigned to do outside of the iteration structure. The goal is to investigates unknown technology problems well enough so you can estimate them. In the same intent, a “value spike” is time that the Product Owner takes to assemble the right Subject Matter Experts (SME) for a meeting to determine the authorship and impact of a requirement whose …

[7 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Being a Better Product Owner | ]

Sean McHugh shares in this blog post six practices to be a better product owner.

[4 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on The Product Owner on One Page | ]

Roman Pichler crafted a nice diagram that summarizes on one page the product owner’s responsibility together with the role’s key activities and artefacts.

[2 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on My Product Owner Will Kick Ass | ]

This blog post is about what a great Product Owner should be like.