You are responsible for your product and at the same time you are the biggest fan of your product. You act on time, in size and within budget. Deliver what was promised. But at the same time set yourself and your team ambitious goals. You are responsible for the tasks of your team. It is your responsibility that the team fulfills the mission of your product. You take on the task allocation and take over the controlling for it.
The Product Owner is responsible for managing the Product Backlog. Product backlog management includes:
- Clear description of product backlog elements.
- Order the items in the Product Backlog to best achieve the goals and missions.
- You optimize the work value of the development team.
- They ensure that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent and clear to everyone and show what the Scrum team will work on next.
- You are responsible for ensuring that the development team understands the elements in the Product Backlog to the required level.
- You accept or reject the results of the development process.
- From the customer’s perspective, they check whether newly developed functions and changes generate benefits:
- Has the right thing been developed?
- Can the desired goal of the feature be achieved with the developed functionality?
- Is it fun and sensible to use the feature?
- You create a roadmap for your product.
- You follow the guidelines of strategic product management.
- You take part in regular meetings with your product team.