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Change Managing Our Backlog Refinement

I have a new Product Owner (PO). She is new to the team and also relatively new to the Product Owner role as a whole. One of the things that I have needed to coach her on is… 622 more words


The Product Backlog in Agile

By now most you may have heard the term “Product Backlog” in Agile terminology. You can consider this term to be referring to our erstwhile vocabulary of requirements documents with a slight twist. 1,642 more words


What features should you be working on?

Prioritizing your product backlog can seem overwhelming as the list of features grows and grows.  Fortunately, there is a market driven way to help provide clarity in selecting what features you should be working on that is based on two criteria:  354 more words

Importance of a Product Backlog

If you are engaged in a new project or program as a product owner, project manager or a business analyst then one of the first things you should spend time organizing for a team is the product backlog (if it is not available or properly organized) even if the team is not following agile methodology. 301 more words

What is Product Management/Leadership?

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: “Different isn’t always better, but Better is always different“.  Companies and organizations that fear change will cease to  move forward and cease to innovate.  1,241 more words

Product Backlog and the tea leaves effect (a message to Product Owners)

Product Backlog is a strategic instrument of high value; for stakeholders, product management, the organization, the Development Team(s), and the Product Owner. When employed well, Product Backlog reflects the vision, ambitions, roadmap, needs and wants for a product or a service, all in one place. 136 more words


Slicing the Elephant. Good tips to divide work in small deliverables.

As you may know one of the Agile principles is “early and continuous delivery of valuable software”. Now, one of the major challenges I’ve seen in the attempt to accomplish this, is how to break entire features into smaller deliverable parts in each sprint or iteration (or any name you have for small periods of time). 701 more words