Department of Computer Science & Technology, Manav Rachna University, organized a webinar on ‘Agile Software Development’ in collaboration with Xebia, for the 2nd year students of B.Tech CSE with specialization in Digital Transformation Engineering. The expert for the session was Mr. Ajay R. Kabra, Senior Agile Director, Xebia.
A brief recap of SCRUM roles was undertaken by Mr. Ajay. He highlighted six distinct roles of Product Owner: Visionary, Experimenter, Customer Representative, Decision Maker, Collaborator and Influencer, in detail, with appropriate industry scenarios.
Given this background, the role of a PO was summarized as being a mix of different qualities and personalities, considering it is a very big role as per industry perspective. He encouraged students to provide the right impetus for industry changes in the future.