Software Practices

TH16 Care and Feeding of Your Product Owner


1:30pm - 2:45pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

John Alexander

Microsoft Regional Director, MCSD, CSD, BSBA


AJI Software

Regardless of the flavor of your Agile practice, interaction with the product owner is what gives most teams pause. This relevant and practical session will explore some great tips based on real world experiences you can immediately start using with your team. You'll also learn how to work with a busy or invisible product owner, as well as some best practices to assist with product backlog maintenance, a crucial practice that most teams ignore or find overwhelming.

You will learn:

  • How to get product owners involved with very limited time constraints
  • Actionable tips for practical product backlog maintenance
  • How to assist product owners with writing effective user stories / product backlog Items