The Product Owner Role: Have Fun With It!

Gilbert, AZ United States

Phoenix SUG

21 Jul 2011
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Topic:  The Product Owner Role: Have Fun With It!

The Scrum role of Product Owner is vital to the success of the Scrum Team. More importantly, it is vital to the success of the product. Because the position is so important we usually spend time talking about how the role is hard to do. The Product Owner must face the customer and stakeholders and still work with the developers. The Product Owner must understand business value and still be able to trust the technical capabilities of the team. All the information from outside the team flows to the Product Owner for filtering and Product Backlog grooming. Sounds like so much work!

And it can be very fun and rewarding.

This session will address some more interesting and fun ways for the Product Owner to do their work. There are several key techniques that can turn all the noise and responsibility into an exciting role of product development. Effective communication, working solutions with your customer and steering the Scrum Team to the right solution make the Product Owner role one of the most valuable and exciting jobs in Agile. Learn to not only value this role, but have fun doing it!M

Speaker Bio:  Alan Dayley

Alan has been doing embedded development for nearly 20 years, in projects ranging from built-in and production test to embedded application firmware and embedded product user interfaces.  His awareness of information flow between people drove him to rediscover Agile principles as a means of revealing enterprise impediments and creating high performance teams.  A Certified ScrumMaster and Certified Scrum Professional, Alan now works with teams in various industries, coaching Agile and Scrum.  You will find him online in several venues, doing no-cost mentor sessions at Gangplank and working his coaching firm Dayley Agile, LLC.

Contact Name: Ken R. Ward
Contact Email: email

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21 Jul 2011




2065 W. Obispo Ave.

Gilbert, AZ 85233



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