Agile Product Ownership
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Agile Product Ownership

A software development manual for non-technical leaders.

About the Book

Software development is a strange and mysterious thing. The most experienced business leaders even admit that IT and technology is a black box filled with magical creatures best left with the experts. Yes, even with expertise, the software industry reports alarmingly high rates of failure every year.  Even programmers sometimes find it difficult to complete a project successfully. Written by an experienced software engineer, this book blows the whistle on some of the best kept secrets of the software development community and finally puts product owners and the development team on a common road to success.

Written by an experienced software engineer, this book blows the whistle on some of the best kept secrets of the software development community and finally puts product owners and the development team on a common road to success. Finally product owners will be able to make informed decisions on key aspects of their software under the hood!

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About the Author

Byron Sommardahl
Byron Sommardahl

Byron is a 30+ year veteran in software development and his passion for great code and innovative products has never diminished. In 2010, Byron helped found Acklen Avenue, a software development company in Nashville, TN. Since then, leading as many as 10 simultaneous projects, Byron has gathered a great deal of valuable knowledge in product ownership. Byron's background in quality software development, project management, and expert product ownership has given him the knowledge to lead his teams and his clients to consistent success.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Software is Hard
    • Software Project Failures
  • Failure
    • The Death of My Company
  • Technical debt
  • Product Ownership
  • Agile Development Concepts
    • Standards
  • Agile Culture
  • Working with Teams
  • Agile Product Design
  • Agile Product Delivery
  • Develop Products Together

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