Another week draws to a close, one week closer to Christmas and we are starting to ramp up the work at McKenna Consultants HQ!
Posts Tagged: Product Owner
One of my existing agile consultancy clients has booked me in this week to do some follow up coaching and consultancy after our initial session. The client in question faced one of the most common challenges that teams I encounter are facing – lack of/confused/mixed/missing product ownership.
This week has seen us at McKenna Consultants successfully deploy the ElfKit Festive Fitness Advent Calendar App iOS8 iPhone and iPad app to the AppStore.
We are delighted to announce that our Commercial Director, Aaron, has successfully completed and achieved his Certified Scrum Professional accreditation from the Scrum Alliance. This will now be presented proudly in our Harrogate office and sit alongside his Certified ScrumMaster, Product Owner and Advanced Scrum Master accreditations.
The topic of feature (or User Story) size is usually a surprising one for teams that are new to Agile. Teams are frequently used to working and releasing very large user stories. Although there is no definite “correct” size for a user story, my vague rule of thumb is that User Stories should on average… Read more »
All of you who have heard me speak at conferences or been along to one my courses will have heard me talk about the importance of committed Product Ownership. Personally I am a fan of having a single responsible Product Owner who focusses on the features required and their relative priority. On larger projects, a… Read more »
Now with McKenna Consultants being born and bred in Yorkshire, it takes something special to give credit to someone the other side of the Pennines. But credit where credit is due, Sir Alex Ferguson is one of, if not THE, greatest football manager the game has ever seen.