Product Owner is a bad bad idea

I think the Product Owner is the worst thing Scrum has visited in the software world. This is a bad bad idea! – Marie Poppendieck Mary Poppendieck postulates that the role of product owner is a middleman between the people who do the job and the people who need the …

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The super power of the Product Owner

With the rise of product-driven and increasingly value-driven teams, I’d like to steer a conversation to those I’ll call product owners. These are the people responsible for the entire product lifecycle – its delivery process as well as its success (or failure). But how do they communicate the value of …

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Product Owner Alpha Now Part of Coronavirus Digital Response Team

At least one member of the 11-person team that has spent the past three months reinventing Ca.gov, the state’s website, may have found their next assignment – as part of California’s response novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Angelique B. Quirarte, assistant secretary for digital engagement for California Government Operations Agency (GovOps), confirmed …

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Accessibility test: convince your Product Owner

Accessibility testing is the right thing to do; The internet and e-services are a place where people feel and interact equally, so our software should not exclude people, argued Martin Tiitmaa at TestCon Europe 2019. In the context of software, accessibility testing is a process of evaluating the usability of …

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Why Agile Teams Should Share the Role of Product Owner

Within many agile teams, the PO (product owner) is solely responsible for defining, interpreting and prioritizing requirements. Although these areas are clearly governed by the PO, making it the unique The PO province is fundamentally at odds with healthy agile team practices such as cross-functional teaming and collaborative spin-off. Building …

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Product manager ? Product owner? Nope. Results manager!

InfoQ Home Page Presentations Product manager ? Product owner? Nope. Results manager! Summary Josh Seiden discusses transforming product managers into product managers, measuring their effectiveness not by how much software they deliver, but by the value they create. Biography Josh Seiden is a designer, product manager, coach and author who …

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