Join Doug Rose for an in-depth discussion in this video Starting with user roles, part of Agile at Work: Planning with Agile User Stories.
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- The product owner is a very important person…on Agile Project.…They own the product.…They work closely with the customer…to make sure that the team is working…on the correct deliverable.…They define all the work that goes into the project.…The main way they do this is by…maintaining a ranked list of work.…This is commonly referred to as the Product Backlog.…The Product Owner is the team's North Star.…They're the light that represents the customer value.…They may know a little bit about what it takes…to deliver the project, but they won't create…the kind of detailed technical specifications…you'd need for a traditional project.…
Instead, the product owner will always speak…the customers' language.…The customers' language is much different…from what you'd see in a traditional project.…It focuses on the user's experience…and not what goes into creating that experience.…The product owner will prioritize the work…based on their view of the product.…They don't view it as a technical achievement.…The product owner will view it as a means to an end.…
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- Starting with user roles
- Creating user stories
- Grouping stories with themes or epics
- Creating a project charter
- Writing your release plan
- Avoiding common pitfalls