Does Scrum ask too much of product owners? Is the role set up to fail? In this presentation, Allan Kelly looks at some of the problems Product Owners face… and tries to make some useful suggestions.
The Product Backlog Refinement (PBR) activity is one that many new Scrum teams struggle with. Insufficient PBR often results in long sprint planning meetings and incomplete backlog items at the end of the sprint. This article provides some tips on how to improve backlog refinement, which in the past was called backlog grooming.
The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is an approach that aims to avoid building products that customers don’t need or want by maximizing your learning about what is valuable for them. In this article, Sergej Hermoni shares seven reasons why you should include building an MVP in your Agile approach.
Do you have a nagging feeling that your Scrum team may not be investing in building the right thing? Do your products have features that are rarely or never used? Does it take your organization the full investment of building and launching a product to validate an idea?
There is often a vacuum between the company vision and the final outcome of software development projects, causing late validation and low value. This vacuum is present in pretty much all companies, caused by a wrong and ill-conceived product delivery approach.
Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is one of the most misunderstood, misused, and abused terms in contemporary software development. In this talk, Jeff Patton explains the misunderstandings made by thought leaders that lead to the confusion we all deal with today. You will learn the counter-intuitive concepts hidden in the term and why really using them is so hard.
The two presenters explore the misunderstandings and usages of Scrum roles using examples of what they have seen in organizations. They witnessed these dysfunctions not only in companies who are new to these roles, but also in organizations that were already applying Scrum for a while.