Teams, Coaching & Facilitation
This article helps you create an effective product roadmap prioritisation by developing a compelling narrative and determining cost of delay. Before you order the roadmap items, double-check that you have a validated product strategy in place. You should be able to confidently say why users would want to use your product and why it is worthwhile for your company to invest in it.
If the detriment to complex systems is evident in managing parts, why do we similarly manage our companies to the tune of “Role Success”? During a conversation with Tim Ottinger years ago, we coined the term “Role Success” to represent the behavior and outcomes of organizations explicitly managing people’s success in their assigned role.
After reading the title, you might be thinking why am I asking a question with an obvious answer: Scrum requires a Product Owner, so you must hire a Product Owner. Duh! Let’s take a step back and reflect by asking a different, but related question: who do you hire to be a Development Team member on your Scrum Team?