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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.

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    April 25, 2022

    A good team is curious, and this is how you build a curious team

    Your team cannot be successful (or Agile) if it is not curious and always wants ...

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    April 19, 2022

    Superman in the team: make your retrospectives more exciting

    You need to hold retrospectives regularly, so make sure you don't bore your team ...

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    April 19, 2022

    How to avoid clogging up your Kanban with too much Work in Progress

    If you have too many work items at any stage of your Kanban board, that can have ...

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    April 19, 2022

    A quick start guide to acceptance criteria for user stories

    Without acceptance criteria, your user stories become become vague and hard to u ...

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    March 29, 2022

    How to double the speed of your retrospectives

    Retrospectives are crucial. They are where you find better ways of working. But ...

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    March 21, 2022

    Make effort estimates you can actually trust - by removing anchoring bias

    When estimating the effort required for an Agile work item: this is how you avoi ...

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    March 21, 2022

    The cost of moving from Scrum to Kanban: with freedom you need discipline

    To many, Kanban looks a lot easier than Scrum. But effective Kanban take even mo ...

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    March 16, 2022

    ”I will add it to the backlog” – The Product Owner’s biggest lie

    Deal with incoming product requests properly, rather than habitually adding them ...

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    March 15, 2022

    Fix mystery bugs through problem solving like Sherlock Holmes

    When you are faced with a mystery bug - one that doesn't seem to have a root cau ...

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