Radoslaw Orszewski is Lean Agile coach, consultant, and a trainer. He has been practicing many methods and tools for over 15 years working in international organization across the Europe. He’s Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) and he holds a prestigious title of Accredited Kanban Consultant. He’s also experienced Scrum practitioner (CSP-SM & PO). In his independent work he focuses on optimizing business value flow by including all technical and non-technical stakeholders and working with C-level management. He founded Berlin and Wroclaw Lean Coffee meetups, he teaches at Berlin CODE University and since 2019 he hosts a podcast “Kanban przy kawie”.
A real road map or just a bus stop timetable?
Different surveys prove that a big majority of Product Owners do not show their product roadmaps in an open and transparent way. Is it because of the fear of disclosing too many confidential information? Perhaps. More often it is fear that whatever will be presented automatically builds unrealistic expectations. Why one could ask? Well, sadly many roadmaps are constructed, maintained and communicated more like a bus stop timetable instead of being a map.
Let us check what are the most common mistakes and traps in product road mapping. You will learn many DOs and DON’Ts for Product Owners, Scrum Masters or Agile Coaches supporting their organization or Business stakeholders.
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