Explaining the Task-Board

The task-board is very personal to each team, some teams use virtual boards from their software tools e.g. Jira or TFS but in my experience most prefer a tactile board.  Moving index cards or post-its or magnets to show status of the story in progress. My preference is to also have other documents displayed near…

Product Owner Role – Overview

I have been asked to give a summary introduction of the responsibilities of the product owner role to a budding Product Owner.  They are due to go on a training course in around six-weeks so this is much more of a high level introduction to the expectations of the role. I began by outlining some…

Multi-tasking TV viewing

I was aimlessly watching a movie on TV recently, and after about 20 minutes or so it went to an Ad break, I cannot bear TV adverts it is like scratching nails on a blackboard for me and knowing the breaks are quite long I switched to another channel and saw another movie that drew…