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Deliver It is a podcast for agile Product Owners. Hosted by Cory Bryan and guests bring their experience and ideas on how to improve the role and techniques they use to deliver value within an agile framework. The show brings together relevant news, discussion, around a central topic and your feedback in a fun and supportive way.
 
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What is it about measurements that cause so much grief? There's a great number of things that we should be measuring in our product, our teams, and our companies that would benefit us to look at. Product Owners need to be in a position to help see, understand, and explain all the different things that are being measured. If important things are not…
 
A common anti-pattern is when Product Owners are too focused on doing things only in the current iteration. Maarten Dalmijn has written a lot about teams and PO's that find themselves stuck in their sprint bubble and joins this episode to discuss some signs that you're stuck, some ideas to break out, and ways to make sure sure you don't find yourse…
 
In this episode, you can hear a chat with Vitalik Demin the Chief of Product at Gossip, a voice-based social network app about how he became involved in the startup and how they are approaching all things product there. It's a great chance to hear how small start-ups get their initial product experiments and learnings done quickly, and what issues …
 
Product Owners will have the most success working with well-formed and happy teams. Creating those teams requires a lot of people working together and figuring out how best to enable them to succeed. Teams and the thinking around them have evolved in the last few years so in this episode there's some new information, some common challenges, and sug…
 
Occasionally as a Product Owner, we'll get stuck trying to decide something. How to write a story, come up with a goal, or see when things need to happen. We are stuck trying to look forward into an unknown future. One way to change the outlook on something is to reverse it and start at the end. The reasons why you might want to do that and what yo…
 
So often the amount of success that Product Owners will have is dependent upon the organization they work in. How they are built, what they value, how they lead and treat their teams and individuals. In this episode, the amazing author of "Empowered: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Result" Marty Cagan joins the show to discuss some of the ideas in t…
 
Such a simple and fundamental question. What do customers want? How much time and energy do we spend on this most important of topics. Tony Ulwick has been thinking about that very thing for a long time, and written several books about it. In this episode Tony joins to show to talk a bit about how deretmining what those customers needs are is the k…
 
Making decisions as a Product Owner is hard sometimes, mainly because each decision involves a trade-off. That makes people uncomfortable and hesitant since trade-offs are difficult to work through. You can't make everyone happy, and because you picked an option, that means the other choices won't happen. Such is life. In this episode, we'll go thr…
 
When your organization isn't pointed in the same direction, it's really hard for a Product Owner to work effectively. You can end up in pointless discussions, working on the wrong thing, and lacking a focus on real customer value. How can we help our teams and others get aligned with the same goals and visions of the company? In this episode, Janna…
 
Kicking off Season 7 with a look at the updated Scrum Guide that launched in November of 2020. What's new, changed, or removed that Product Owners need to be aware of. If you are following scrum that is. If not, maybe there's an idea or two to use in your own process. Feedback: twitter - @deliveritcast email - deliveritcast@gmail.com Links: PO Coac…
 
EP117 [117] - Speaking in Percentages? When Product Owners start asking questions or talking about an activity, what type of questions do we ask? Are they open-ended, exploratory or curious ones, or are they binary quick answers with little to no requests for information? In this episode, we'll explore a small section of David Marquet's latest book…
 
It's time for an updated look at a PO Maturity index. In this episode, Bob Galen returns to review the recent changes he made to his Agile Journey Index Maturity Model" and discuss why some of those changes happened. There's some feedback, some challenges, and some learning that we discuss along the way. Grab a sufficiently mature whisky and follow…
 
How much time do you, as a Product Owner, spend thinking about your user's core problem? How much time does the rest of the team spend exploring ideas and different approaches to solving them? Why don't you spend more time doing that? In this episode, we talk with Ant Murphy about some of the reasons that we need to spend more time, effort, and ene…
 
The Product Owner's brain is a complicated thing. Some of the practices and patterns that we try to make it easier, can also cause us to miss some key elements or information. These Cognitive Biases show up in our shortcuts or established ways of thinking every day. It's important to understand, acknowledge, and find ways to counter those biases wh…
 
A common career path when companies start to become more agile is Business Analysts looking to become Product Owners. Sometimes that's by choice and sometimes that is how the organization and teams first move towards using agile methods and practices. In this episode, we welcome Lisa Williams to the show to talk about how she went through that tran…
 
Another technical topic that PO's either get drafted into or need to know more about, is Security. In all its various forms, needs, and issues, Product Owners need more information about how to work with the team, organization, and users on having a solid baseline and making improvements. In this episode, Coveros CEO Jeff Payne joins to talk about …
 
Even though you as a Product Owner are surrounded by teams, customers, and stakeholders, sometimes things can happen that leave you feeling like your all alone. It's a nasty feeling and not knowing who to turn to, who can help, and what to do next. A situation of isolation is something that POs can find themselves in for one reason or another. Todd…
 
As Product Owners, we've helped to understand the customers' goals and found ways to collaborate with the team to build what is needed. One step that might have been overlooked is why would customers care? How do you let them know how amazing your product is for them? What you need is a great way to position your product in the market. That's where…
 
As with most loops, things come back around. In this case, some of the research for an earlier episode led to the book called Loops by J Cornelius which is definitely something Product Owners need to crack open. J joins in this episode to discuss how his book can help POs and teams understand their customers needs better and ways to constantly rese…
 
When you think of all the things you need to do as a Product Owner, how do you structure your day, your systems, and your needs? For some POs, it's one of the harder aspects of the job. It's one of the things that you might need to look elsewhere for some tips and tricks to get and stay organized. The better you can organize yourself the better you…
 
What do you think of when someone asks about your Product? How do you describe it to any new members of the team, potential customers, or even relatives? Are there common themes to other products you bring out, or ways you speak about the products you own? In this episode, we get into how products are defined and what are some of the ways to think …
 
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