Are you currently a Product Owner or would you like to understand more about the Product Owner role? In this talk I will delve into the importance of the role as a business representative in a Agile engineering team and explain what we expect out of the Product Owner. It is an important leadership role in an organization. As such the Product Owner must develop or already exhibit a specific skillset. I will also explain differences between the PM and PO role as well as how they collaborate.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • Roles: PMs and POs
  • The profile of a great Product Owner
  • Product Owner's Responsibilities and Challenges
  • Team Alignment on Product Vision: WHY and WHAT
  • Scope and priorities
  • Collaboration
  • Handling tough situations (real-life scenarios)

Learning Outcome

You should walk away with a better understanding of:

  • The importance and expectations of the Product Owner role
  • The leadership skills to acquire or develop further to become a successful PO
  • What absolutely needs to be communicated and how to communicate clearly to teams for a successful sprint and release
  • The collaboration and learning/growth opportunities through collaboration
  • How to handle difficult situations such as having to make trade-offs
  • How to help/support the team through tough situations

Target Audience

Anyone who wants to develop as a better Product Owner or who is thinking about moving into the role in the future.

Prerequisites for Attendees

There are no pre-requisites.

I will attempt to make this session as interactive as possible with real life examples as well as answer as many questions as possible.

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