Ronald Thompson, Eiscon Group
The Product Owner role is arguably the least understood in the Agile world, often relegated to “merely” providing a prioritized backlog. In Ron’s Invited Speaker talk, he defined an expanded, but specific, role for the Product Owner that results in a better product and a stronger relationship between the engineering team and the business team or customer using the product. This expanded role fills a gap for most development organizations.
In the workshop, you will get to experience the role of Product Owner firsthand. The role has four fundamental parts:
- Defining the most valuable requirement to work on next
- Defining implementable (releasable, that is) units of value
- Establishing context by being Guardian of the Vision
- Ensuring that process, product, and quality feedback loops are in place
The workshop exercises will allow participants to experience each of these parts of the Product Owner role by walking in the shoes of a Product Owner for a day.
Target audience: Beginning
2015 Workshop, Ronald Thompson, Eiscon Group