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The Neglected Product Owner Role

While working with Agile transformations, I’ve been noticing as I’m sure most of you have as well, the focus on development teams shifting to some form of Agile delivery, in most cases Scrum. And with this focus, the Scrum Master typically is part of this early shift, however, the Product Owner role seems to be an afterthought, as is the Business in whole.

Why do organizations start from the delivery side, and try to bring the business along at a later time? Is it because it…

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Added by Duane Kenney on August 6, 2020 at 9:17pm — No Comments

What ever happened to Shu?

I find it curious when organizations that want to take on significant change with an Agile Transformation, immediately start to look at what they can change about the chosen framework before the ink is dry on the decision to change.

The conversation typically follows a similar path each time, “I’ve heard Agile can make us (better/faster/insert improvement here), so we want to learn how to do it, but…here’s how we want to do it here because (insert any ‘we are different’…

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Added by Duane Kenney on July 12, 2020 at 8:34pm — No Comments

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