The Daily Stand-Up For Product Owners

The daily scrum is an opportunity for developers or anyone committed to working in the sprint to talk to each other to make sure the entire team is driving to the same goal and working together towards the successfully completing the sprint. It is a short meeting, where those involved in the project interact and keep abreast of any changes that might have happened the previous day, and highlight any impediments that may be affecting the progress of the team. The forcing function of everyone having to stand for it also ensures that is it kept short and that people are physically more engaged and present. It’s a time each day for the team to come together and stay agile.

What is a Daily Scrum?

The Daily Scrum is a daily meeting where the team communicates their current work and highlights any impediments. This raises any issues to the Scrum Master who can then look to quickly resolve them to enable the development team to continue progressing with their work. The only people that should be speaking at this meeting are those that are committed to the sprint. The  time-boxed 15 min meeting requires that each member communicates to their team members three pieces of information:

● What did I do yesterday?
● What do I plan to do today?
● What, if anything, is blocking or impeding my work?

The daily scrum is attended be the developers, designers, testers, and other active development team members, the Scrum Master and, depending on the situation, the product owner. This is not a report to higher-ups regarding the project status but is a daily commitment to the team of the work that was completed and what you will get done to make sure the team succeeds.

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Master of Agile – Scrum Product Owner With 59 Seconds Agile (Video Training Course)

Introductory Offer: Free Course

What is this course?

This ‘Master of Agile – Scrum Product Owner With 59 Seconds Agile (Video Training Course)’ provides an in-depth understanding of the Scrum Product Owner roles and responsibilities

You will explore the Agile Scrum project life-cycle, including how an Agile User Story is created, to how we know when it is ‘done’

This course is aimed at those with or without prior knowledge and experience of the Agile values and principles

During this course you will learn the tools needed to succeed as a Scrum Product Owner

What will you learn?

You will gain an in-depth understanding of the Scrum Product Owner roles and responsibilities, and you will be able to

  • Fully understand the role of the Scrum Product Owner
  • Understand the roles involved in an Agile project
  • Create an effective Product Backlog
  • Effectively participate in Scrum Meetings such as the Daily Stand-up, Sprint Review and Retrospective
  • Identify the roles involves in the Scrum Team

What topics are covered within this course?

You will cover the following topics during this course:

  1. An Introduction to Agile Project Management (Product Owner)
  2. The 12 Agile Principles (Product Owner)
  3. The Declaration of Interdependence (Product Owner)
  4. Introduction to Scrum (Product Owner)
  5. Scrum Project Roles (Product Owner)
  6. The Agile Project Life-cycle (Product Owner)
  7. Acceptance Criteria and the Prioritised Product Backlog (Product Owner)
  8. Epics and Personas (Product Owner)
  9. Sprint Planning (Product Owner)
  10. User Stories (Product Owner)
  11. The Daily Scrum (Product Owner)
  12. The Product Backlog (Product Owner)
  13. Scrum Charts (Product Owner)
  14. Review and Retrospective (Product Owner)
  15. Validating a Sprint (Product Owner)
  16. Releasing the Product (Product Owner)
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