Re: Product Owner overtasked by Scrum?
2009-01-01 01:48:52 GMT
Well said. The Product Owner is the accountable person, but the team is responsible for doing the work. It's a self-organization thing... Dan Rawsthorne, PhD, CST Senior Coach, Danube Technologies dan <at> danube.com, 425-269-8628 Adam Sroka wrote: > > On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 2:50 PM, Ron Jeffries <ronjeffries <at> acm.org > <mailto:ronjeffries%40acm.org>> wrote: > > Hello, Adam. On Wednesday, December 31, 2008, at 12:18:05 PM, you > > wrote: > > > >> Well, I think the PO is responsible for "acceptance". However, it > >> would be nice if we involved an actual user somewhere... and maybe > >> someone who knew a thing about testing... This is why, in the XP > >> community, we stopped talking about "Customer" as a singular entity > >> and started saying "Whole Team." Quite a while ago, in fact > > > > Customer is a Role. Whole Team is a practice. They aren't > > interconvertible. > > > > Customer is a role. "Onsite Customer" /was/ a practice. Whole Team is > a newer practice which was borrowed from LSD. Once "Whole Team" was > introduced as a practice we stopped talking about "Onsite Customer" as > a practice, because "Whole Team" better captured what we were trying > to say. It's true, nonetheless, that a lot of us used to think of > "Customer" as an individual representative on the team, and many of us(Continue reading)