“The Product Owner is responsible for maximizing the value of the product and the work of the Development Team. How this is done may vary widely across organizations, Scrum Teams, and individuals.” [Scrum Guide by Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber]

This page contains resources for stuff we feel is important and useful for product owners.

Note: It is not a complete or a final list, we try to keep it small enough to be digestible but not too small so that it is missing the major things. Your comments \ Suggestions are more than welcome. 


The New New Product Development Game by Takeuchi and Nonaka - The article that inspired Scrum

The Big Idea - The Wise Leader by Takeuchi and Nonaka

20 Product Prioritization Techniques  - By Daniel Zacarias

Bloggers to follow 

Melissa Peri -  Melissa is a consulter on Product Strategy, UX Design and Process through ProdUX Labs. 

Johanna Rothman - Johanna is a management consultant for software managers and leaders.


Who is the Professional Scrum Product Owner [scrum.org]  

Principles of Effective Story Writing: The Pivotal Labs Way [Ryan Jones]


Book recommended by practical agile   Book recommended by practical agile     Book recommended by Practical Agile for product owners                      



 - Henrik Kniberg

Web Site


LeSS - Large Scaling Scrum