Jeff Hunsaker & Todd Greene | 01:30 – 02:45
Much of an agile team’s success hinges on the effectiveness of the product owner. You as the product owner need to guide the team on the “what” while letting the team figure out the “how”. In this session, we’ll help you become the absolutely best product owner you can be—all while avoiding common pitfalls of poorly performing product owners. And, if you’re working with a challenging product owner, we’ll help you identify dysfunctional behavior and how to address it.
Jeff Hunsaker is the Director of Client Services for Cardinal Solutions Group in their Columbus, Ohio office. He is a Scrum.org Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) and Foundation (PSF) Trainer, an ALM/Visual Studio Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), a certified Scrum Master and co-founder of the Central Ohio Application Lifecycle Management Group (COALMG www.coalmg.org). Jeff assists clients with architecting and developing custom Microsoft applications, Team Foundation Server (TFS), Azure/Online Services and Microsoft Business Intelligence (MSBI) solutions. Jeff also enjoys optimizing the development process to produce business value and create an effective environment for the team. A frequent presenter at client and regional events, Jeff gets passionate about efficient, resourceful, and elegant technology solutions, agile development techniques and providing value for clients quickly and regularly. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys his family (two boys, wife Lisa), reading, and writing. You can keep up with Jeff by visiting his blog (www.JeffreyHunsaker.com) or on Twitter at @jeffhunsaker.
Todd Greene is the leader of Agile Advisory Services for the Cardinal Solutions Group, and a Professional Scrum Master (PSM) Trainer and Foundations (PSF) Trainer for Scrum.org. With over 11 years of professional software development and leadership experience, Todd has a proven track-record of successfully coaching and leading teams and organizations through organizational change and continuous improvement. Todd has been a Development Team Member, Iteration Manager, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Project Sponsor, Advisory Team Coach, Trainer, and Change Agent for Fortune 500 insurance and healthcare organizations, top academic universities, financial institutions, a market leading internet start-up company and a public utilities company.