7 Tips for Valuing Features in a Backlog

Many product owners have a tough problem. They need so many of the potential features in the roadmap, that they feel as if everything is #1 priority. They realize they can’t actually have everything as #1, and it’s quite difficult for them to rank the...

Agile and Lean Product Owner Workshop

Are you working as a Product Owner? Are you unsure how your responsibilities differ from the Scrum Master, project manager or program manager? Are you working to be agile, but not sure you can be? Do the developer teams pressure you for “technical” stories...

Trust, Accountability, and Where Does the Time Go?

As more of my clients transition to agile, many of them have a fascinating question: How do I assess who is doing what on my team? When I ask why they want to know, they say it’s all related to reviews, rewards, and general compensation. They are still...