In my work, I get to interact with Scrum teams on a regular basis. Over time, this has allowed me to observe the many different ways in which such teams can succeed or fail. For instance, just some time back, I attended another Scrum team’s retrospective session as an Agile coach.
As the team reflected on what had gone poorly and what had gone well, some of the statements I heard were along the lines of- Our Product Owner is not involved, what is the vision of the Product Owner, why are we doing this work, and for whom are we delivering this stuff? In one way or another, each of the team members was saying essentially the same thing- that they were missing the Product Owner. And it was true- the Product Owner was missing even during the retrospective. [...]
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