How the Agile Project Manager and Product Owner Roles Intersect, Part 3

In What Agile Project Managers Do, Part 1, I described what facilitative agile project managers do. In What Agile Project Managers Do Not Do, Part 2, I described a number of roles a more traditional project manager might think is their job still, even if they are supposed to be/use agile. Sometimes, people get confused with …

One Week Remaining for Super-Early-Bird Registration for Product Owner and Writing Workshops

I have two online workshops starting in late August: Practical Product Owner Workshop: Deliver What Your Customers Need Non-Fiction Writing Workshop: Write Non-Fiction to Enhance Your Business and Reputation If you have been reading the estimations posts and are wondering, “How do I help my project deliver something every day or more often,” you should …

Public Workshops in 2016

I have several public workshops this year. I’m offering the Influential Agile Leader with Gil Broza April 6-7, 2016 in Boston and May 4-5, 2016 London. If you have not read some of my writing about leadership, take a look at these previous newsletters: ▪ Lead Your Agile Transition Through Influence ▪ Creating an Environment …

Practical Product Owner Workshop: Deliver What Your Customers Value and Need

Does this describe your product ownership predicament: You are supposed to be the product manager, product owner, and business analyst. You might even juggle different responsibilities for multiple teams. You struggle to read your customer’s mind and deliver a product that delights them. You aren’t sure you’re making the right decisions for the product or the …