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Agile transformationMaria's diaryProduct OwnerTools

A Product Owner diary

Meet Maria, Product Owner Maria is known for promoting collaboration with her clients and for being aligned to their needs. She masters the changes and risks during deliveries  and fosters good energy in teams. A few months ago, senior management of the company in which she works, decided to carry …

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Maria, Paul, and Simon

Three success stories

Meet Maria, Paul, and Simon. All three have gained the real benefits of Agility: Their organizations deliver more value to market faster. They have more responses to urgent and changing requirements. Their teams are more energetic and work in a more coherent framework despite turbulence.   Meet Maria, Product Owner …

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Servicing

Post 4 of 4 – Since the first visit of our most important client, a lot has happened. We have already delivered two versions of the product well before we thought possible. The client is already seeing a return on his investment and is very satisfied with our work and …

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We delivered! – Post 7 of 7  

It has been 6 sprints already! I am pleasantly surprised with our team’s dynamics and to see how collaboration is emerging from Agility. I feel the team’s will to deliver a high-quality product that fully satisfies our users. I noticed that they are more and more involved in the design …

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Agile transformationMaria's diaryMaria, Paul, and SimonProduct Owner

Scrum and the organization – Post 6 of 7

It was too good to be true! After 4 sprints, we are maintaining our cruising speed and the team is still motivated in delivering value. On the other hand, it’s at the organizational level that it is difficult. It began with people disturbing the team. Project managers were coming to …

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Coding know-howMaria, Paul, and SimonSimon's blog

Plunging into a real development studio that seems promising…

May 28, 2014— Jean, my boss, told me that he has found the perfect partner to develop our new custom platform. It is Pyxis /studio. And I will take part in the development with /studio’s team. We do not have the bandwidth to develop this platform by ourselves, and it is …

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Maria, Paul, and SimonPaul's notebook

Getting an accurate picture of where things stand!

Post 3 of 4 – Last week, we met our most important client. It’s been 3 months that our Agile team is working on the next version of his product. While the Product Owner has been in direct contact with him all along, this is the first time that he …

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Trust in a Scrum team – Post 5 of 7

Cruising speed A second sprint completed. Here’s what has been different in this sprint: First of all, at the sprint planning, the team has broken down the product backlog items more finely. Then, they asked me all the right questions to understand the work to be done and capture the …

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Meet Simon

Meet Simon. He’s a developer having trouble delivering the application he’s working on. His boss has high expectations and hopes that the application will be ready soon. With Pyxis /studio , Simon and his boss will work to develop a software application that delights them.  

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Unfulfilled expectations!

Post 2 of 4 – The project started a month and a half ago. What was I thinking to embark upon such a venture? I find the approach and method annoying since it does not give the expected results as quickly as I wished… In fact, for the two first …

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