All posts by Sean Duplantis

Product Manager vs Product Owner

Meet the Product Owner. This person ensures the team delivers a great product that the stakeholders love. Meet the Product Manager. He makes sure the team delivers a great product the stakeholders love. Although redundant, broadly speaking this is an accurate statement. Both roles are pressured to lead teams to deliver valuable products. However, both ...

Know Your Role

I’ve recently joined a new company, and with this endeavor comes new opportunities and challenges alike. On the challenge side I am working with a fledgling Scrum team that is new to the framework and having a hard time adjusting to the new Agile mindset that comes with the transition. On the opportunity side of ...

Why You Should Ditch Your Old Way of Estimating

The Problem Many organizations struggle in a few key areas when converting and scaling up to an Agile environment from traditional Waterfall methodology. Many teams struggle to effectively create and forecast those user stories until completion of the project. Many teams try to convert to Agile by simply doing ‘development sprints’ and forget about the ...