What is the Product Owner (PO) role? Is it different in the federal space and the commercial space? What are the challenges that the PO face? If we were to define a PO persona, what would it look like? Does a conventional PO role work in the government? What changes are needed to enable the PO in the government? How would the PO role apply in the government settings? Does the organizational structure affect the PO role?
About the Speaker
Darren Hoevel - MBA, SPC, CSP, ICP-ACC, ICP-ATF
Agile practitioner enabling self-organizing teams in dedicated and mixed software development methodology environments. Results driven IT Professional with over 20 years’ experience in IT Project Management, Customer-centric Solution Delivery, and Business Process Optimization. Expertise in developing cross-functional business logistics and strategic workflows resulting in improved productivity and streamlined business solutions. Extensive experience in project and commodity management and cost analysis including researching, designing, developing, installing and maintaining enterprise systems.
Possess superior team building and interpersonal skills with an ability to interface effectively at all levels. Skilled at leading and mentoring teams, designing IT architecture and executing requirements-driven release processes to enable organizations to build stable products quickly.