Product owner is sometimes referred to as the voice of the customer.
The product owner is responsible for determining what the team might work on
and ordering the items so that the highest priority items are done first.
Sorted in a product backlog,
Must consider the value to the business and the value to the customer.
spend time with the stakeholders to understand the business needs and with customers to understand their needs as well.
Product owner is responsible for the vision of the product as well as its road map.
Product vision and product road map are often considered part of the discipline of product management.
The primary responsibility of the product owner is to maintain the product backlog.
- software development methods that are nimble and able to respond to change.
- First, the value of individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
— encourages teams to think about how to break down the silos that separate people working on a project, giving people formal roles and responsibilities, and providing expectations for collaboration.
- Working software over comprehensive documentation.
— shift away from formal documents like a software specification to software specification is a fixed document where the design of the product is determined upfront. Values the use of working software to communicate the value being delivered.
- Valuing customer collaboration over contract negotiation.
— move into a collaborative role with the teams developing software.
- Emphasizes responding to change over following a plan.
— It’s more important to develop the right product than to stick to a plan.