Product Owner Library

Role_PO_LargeThe Product Owner (PO) is the pivotal role in enabling the seamless flow of development from value to product. This is the person who connects two key functions and associated groups of people: the ones who identify what value is needed (the Business) and the ones who determine how and implement it (development team).

Alternate or related roles:

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Lead
  • Business SME (Subject Matter Expert)
  • Release Product Owner (RPO)

Explore this role in the Product Owner learning path.

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Acceptance Test-Driven Development (Article)
Alternatives for the Product Owner Role (sfwd-lessons)
An Executive’s Guide to Agile | Effective Agile at Scale (Blog Entry)
Carry-Over Work (Article)
Choosing Requirement Format (Article)
Controlling Work-in-Process (WIP) (Article)
Daily Stand-Ups (Article)
Decomposing Requirements (Course)
Decomposing Requirements (Article)
Decomposing a Feature Into Stories (Article)
Decomposing an MBI Into Features (Article)
Designing the Kanban Board (Article)
Estimation (Article)
Example RACI Chart for Lean-Agile Roles (Article)
Groupthink and Fear as Team Killers (Blog Entry)
How Do We Align People / Teams to the Work To Be Done? (Article)
How Should We Manage the Number of Items in the Portfolio? (Article)
How Small Are Our Stories? (Article)
How Will Teams Work and Deliver Together? (Article)
How Will UX Work With the Teams? (Article)
How Will We Make Visible Our Work at the Program Level? (Article)
How Will We Make the Work at the Portfolio Level Visible? (Article)
How do Agile Roles Correspond to Previous Roles? (Blog Entry)
Identifying Classes of Service (Article)
If We Do Estimate, What Estimation Method Should We Use? (Article)
Iteration 0 - Conduct (Article)
Iteration 0 - Facilitate (Article)
Iteration Planning Meeting - Conduct (Article)
Iteration Planning Meeting - Facilitate (Article)
Iteration Retrospective - Conduct (Article)
Iteration Retrospective - Facilitate (Article)
Lean Portfolio Management (Blog Entry)
Lean-Agile Budgeting (Blog Entry)
Management and Trust (Blog Entry)
Meetings for Lean-Agile (Article)
Meetings for the Product Owner (sfwd-lessons)
Metrics (Article)
Middle Management and Lean-Agile (Blog Entry)
Overview of Roles (Article)
Overview of Standard Work (Article)
Practices: Product Owner (sfwd-lessons)
Product Demonstration and Review - Facilitate (Article)
Product Demonstration and Review - Plan (Article)
Product Owner (Course)
Product Planning and Review - Conduct (Article)
Product Portfolio Management: Essential for Agile at Scale (Blog Entry)
Resources for the Product Owner (sfwd-lessons)
Responsibilities: Product Owner (sfwd-lessons)
Scrum of Scrums (Article)
Should We Estimate Our Work? (Article)
Start Stronger, Get Better, and Do More (Blog Entry)
The Net Objectives Guardrails System (Blog Entry)
To What Extent Will Test-First Methods Be Used? (Article)
Using Guardrails to Tie Business to Technology (Blog Entry)
Visual Controls (Article)
What Design Method Will Be Used? (Article)
What Is Required at Scale | Effective Agile at Scale (Blog Entry)
Writing a Capability (Article)

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