Monthly Archives: November 2019

The project manager (a misunderstood position of Product Owner)

the Project Manager generally relates to the day-to-day progress of the development team. They rarely (or ever) miss a Daily Scrum, they are involved during the Daily Scrum and they might just ask team members what they did, what they are going to do and if there is something blocking …

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The Manager (a misunderstood product owner position)

What is a manager? The director cares about the well-being of the Scrum team. The Manager likes to see happy, engaged and motivated people. (S)he loves when people grow, learn new skills, gain new knowledge, and make mistakes. The manager is a real person who is focused on growing people. …

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The Decision Maker (a preferred product owner position)

What is a decision maker? decision maker, which helps stakeholders and the Scrum team reduce time-to-market, reducing decision-making time. All kinds of decisions have to be made on a daily basis. Some can be delegated to the Scrum team or stakeholders, others to the product owner to take it themselves. …

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The Gatekeeper (a misunderstood product owner position)

What is a Guardian? The doorman is the single point of contact between the Scrum team and the outside world. The Gatekeeper tends to block all connections between the development team and its stakeholders; all communication goes through him. The Gatekeeper may act or actually be an important Product Owner, …

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The author of the story (a misunderstood product owner position)

You’ve met them: slightly curved back, eyes glued to the screen, minimized font size and 14-step template in Jira. History, check. Verification of acceptance criteria. Examples, check. Log files, hmm still need to run this query. Models, check. Test scenarios, check. Linking all previously known issues to this one, in …

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Scrum.org Launches Professional Scrum Product Owner™ – Advanced Training Course

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Scrum.org, the home of Scrum, today announced its new Professional Scrum Product Owner – Advanced (PSPO-A) training course. PSPO-A is an advanced course aimed at helping Product Owners develop their ability to establish a solid vision, validate their assumptions, and ultimately deliver more value to their stakeholders. The course …

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