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Posts by Dean Stevens

Product Owner Team: Supporting the Portfolio Team

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Last week I talked about the Product Owner Team at Agile2015. Here I’m going to focus on the relationship with the Portfolio Team. A Portfolio Team looks after the portfolio of Epics and are a key stakeholder group of the Product Owner Team. In my previous post, “Product Owner Team – Why?“, I identified a key objective for the […]

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Agile2015 Talk: Product Owner Team – Why? 

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Agile2015 is just a week away. I will be presenting my talk on Product Owner Teams: Leading Agile Program Management and want to share some thoughts ahead of time on the problem we are solving with the PO Team. I summarize the Goals in a couple of bullet points: Provide Agile Teams with the support, […]

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Pumpkin Head Activity

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I have a nice learning activity to illustrate the benefits of product owners participating with teams. It is also about the team’s responsibility to make good use of the product owner’s time. It’s called the Pumpkin Head Activity. You need a flip chart and a marker for each group. You need to download 3 simple […]

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