Why Product Owner is Crucial for Agile Projectsby Jay D. Project Management Software
A Product Owner is an integral part of a Scrum project or team. He/she is usually a business analyst, IT stakeholder, business stakeholder or a product manager.
Product Owner(PO) presents a strong vision of the product roadmap and is the voice of the customer. They are committed towards attaining the product goal.
So why do you need a Product Owner?
A Product Owner can improve your product development and project management process by:
● facilitating communication between the stakeholders
● driving product development
● aligning product roadmap with product goals
● supporting long and short-term planning
● grooming product backlog to increase project efficiency
Product Owner in an Agile Team
Product owner of an agile team owns the product backlog. They prioritize the features in the backlog that the development team has to complete.
The product owner is aware of the team velocity. Thus new requirements are only added once the previous ones are done. A product owner determines the release dates.
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