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Prioritize and Say No Properly – A First-Hand Report

In one of our last articles, we went into more detail about the success story of our service team. Today, we’d like to give you some insights into some of the team’s learnings: With growing task areas, the team had to learn what it means to prioritize and say no.

In addition to the daily work, the team had all kinds of other tasks to take care of. Plus, there were requests from employees and customers – tasks and requests that could not be scheduled in this way. The sheer volume of these unplannable things soon meant that the team could not keep up with the daily work.

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Agile myth: Writing user stories is Product Owner work

Again and again I am confronted with the statement that only the product owner writes and prioritizes user stories. The Product Owner is the person who prioritizes the Product Backlog. But for reasons I don’t understand, many people seem to be convinced that it is a core task of the product owner to sit down at his desk and write a user story until it is ready for a sprint. Is that really what the Scrum Guide says? Continue reading Agile myth: Writing user stories is Product Owner work