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    Arto Kiiskinen

    Arto Kiiskinen

    Arto is a Leading Product Owner Coach with 20 years of experience in leading R&D activities both in large and small organizations, in many different roles. He is now committed to training and coaching product owners to become better at their work. He is also CSPO, PSPO, PSM, and ISTQB certified.

    From Arto Kiiskinen

    December 5, 2022

    As Product Owner, you are the gardener: trim your backlog like a tree

    How to keep a healthy product backlog, like a gardener would trim a beautiful ap ...

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    November 29, 2022

    What online shops can teach you about backlog management

    Great online shops need to serve their customers well to survive. These online s ...

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    November 22, 2022

    What does a Product Owner really own (and do)?

    The Product Owner is an important role in Agile. Learn what they are responsible ...

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    November 15, 2022

    3 refinement practices for a healthier, predictable backlog

    Three practices for more effective backlog managementAdd these three practices t ...

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    November 8, 2022

    Avoid conflict and confusion: Create a responsibility map

    Make it crystal clear in your product organization who does what. Easily make a ...

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    October 27, 2022

    How to avoid the terrible question “Shall we release (Yes/No)?”

    Asking yes-or-no questions never give you real answers. Avoid making bad decisio ...

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    October 26, 2022

    Avoiding time conflicts between your Agile team and non-Agile ones

    Different cultures think very differently about time. There are similarities in ...

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    October 24, 2022

    Lazy thinking can undermine your Agile ceremonies

    Agile ceremonies require the team to use different thinking model. Wake up the t ...

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    October 18, 2022

    Solving the 7 most common Kanban mistakes that ruin your development

    The freedom you get by working in Kanban often leads to chaos and inefficiencies ...

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