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CHOW #33- Backlog refinement in distributed teams

You are Sangeetha, the delivery manager for a product. There are three scrum teams working for the product located in Bangalore, Dublin (Ireland) and Salt Lake City (US), with the PO located in Salt Lake City. The recent retrospective has surfaced this issue, which...

CHOW #32– Can you help the Product Owner of a team using Kanban?

Suri has just attended a two-day training on Product Ownership and has been made the Product owner of the Database support team. The team supports various Database products in the enterprise and work in multiple shifts. They have started using Kanban for the past...
Role of the Product Owner in Kanban teams

Role of the Product Owner in Kanban teams

Kanban is less prescriptive than Scrum and does not specify roles such as Scrum master or Product Owner. Sometimes there is a role of Board Owner but it is not really a Product Owner. Also no ceremonies such as Planning, Retrospective or Backlog Refinement are...
A Framework to Assess Project Wellness

A Framework to Assess Project Wellness

Anantha Natarajan, now a partner with PM Power Consulting, was once head of Quality of a large software organisation. He was reviewing a large and highly visible project of the organisation. The customer was one of their most important ones. The project manager was...
CHOW #31- Does Agile work for a team of freshers?

CHOW #31- Does Agile work for a team of freshers?

Karen has a mandate to setup a new team in India for a product line. This product line has teams in the US and they are growing to accommodate to build new features as well as maintain the expansive features. With that context, Karen created a transition plan for a...