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Archive for October, 2012

A Potentially Shippable Product: What Does It Mean To You?

I teach an “Introduction to Scrum” class a few times a month, and many students come with the expectation of learning how to implement Scrum within their organizations by the end of the day—an expectation that I have no hope of fulfilling. Every organization is different, and delivering a valuable piece of working software at the end of […]

Top 10 failure modes of a Product Owner

Top ten Failure Modes of a Product Owner – or, in other words, What are the mistakes a Product Owner is very likely to make. 1. More focused on People instead of the Product The Product Owner has to be more focused on the product and less on the people. It is the ScrumMaster‘s responsibility […]