In the B2B world, companies frequently invest time on market research to develop the product vision, and then sequester the product owner in the tactical development work during the entire "version 1" construction phase. In contrast, agile started in the custom software world, where products being built for a specific customer often involved a customer representative in the form of the "product owner" to provide direct input as the product is being developed.
Recap: Managing Backlog During Initial Development in B2B ISVs w/John Peltier - #ProdMgmtTalk
Summary of Q&A w/podcast & transcript. Also available at http://bit.ly/qvp2Qq
That Product Owner (er…Backlog Manager) debate again…. — On Product Management
Tweet this: It’s that Product Owner (er…Backlog Manager) debate again http://wp.me/pXBON-2U3 #prodmgmt #agile By Saeed Khan There was a vibrant discussion on the Twitter Product Management Talk yesterday. The topic, a common one for Product Management types – the roles
Product Owner vs. Product Manager : Tralfaz – Product Management with Bite
Geoff Anderson's blog posting follow-up
Live Podcast w/John Peltier & co-hosts Cindy Solomon & Roger Cauvin
Managing Backlog During Initial Development w/ John Peltier 09/19 by ProdMgmttalk | Blog Talk Radio. Questions for discussion http//on.fb.me/pCl98V Call in to talk w/speaker & co-hosts (323) 927-2957 (wait 1 week for edited version)
Sept 19: Managing the Backlog During Initial Development in B2B ISV...
Full Transcript of tweets from Sept 19, 2011: Managing Backlog During Initial Development in B2B ISVs
Facebook Questions for discussion
Q1 Is it easier to involve customers during construction of custom software products than it is for B2B or Enterprise products? Q2 What techniques do you use to gather customer input on a pre-release v1.0 product? Q3 Which role is most suited to getting customer input on a sprint-by-sprint basis: product owner, user experience, or product manager? Q4 What are the benefits and risks of letting customers see unfinished work vs. using vaporware to gather current-state feedback? Q5 How can product managers balance ambiguity of frequent customer input and "inspect and adapt" with stable product vision and meeting tight deadlines?
ProductCamp is over…on to #ProdMgmtTalk!
johnpeltier.com | blog | promoting the talk with some background
John's blog posting: Should the product manager be product owner for new product development in Scrum?
Where “Product Owner” as “Backlog Manager” fits best
Cauvin: Agile Is Not Just a Development Methodology
Roger Cauvin's blog posting
Agile2009 Product Manager - Product Owner Dilemma
Rich Mironov summarized the challenges of product managers serving as product owners in an agile environment
Sept 19: Transcript cleaning - #ProdMgmtTalk
Immediate transcript of all tweets. Scroll to bottom and read up. Global Product Management Talk is a weekly mini-product camp Socratic discussion (on Twitter) of pre-posted questions (on Facebook) with live audio of thought leader and co-hosts commenting (on Blogtalkradio). Hashtag #ProdMgmtTalk hosted by Cindy F. Solomon @cindyfsolomon & today's co-host Roger Cauvin @rcauvin Mondays 4-5 PM PDT with guest speakers discussing product management business related issues, broadcast simultaneously on BlogTalkRadio.com/prodmgmttalk Transcripts & podcast available after event.
Product Camp Radio w/ John Peltier Product Camp Atlanta 09/16 by ProdMgmttalk | Blog Talk Radio
Podcast: John Peltier is a frequent participant in the product management community on Twitter and as an organizer of ProductCamps.
John Peltier | LinkedIn
View John Peltier's professional profile on LinkedIn.
Product Camp Radio - #ProdMgmtTalk
podcasts discussing various Product Camps
Global Product Management Talk on Twitter
Global Product Management Talk is a weekly (Mondays 4-5 PM PT) mini-product camp Socratic discussion (on Twitter) of pre-posted questions (on Facebook) with live audio of thought leader and co-hosts commenting (on Blogtalkradio).