What is the critieria for qualified PO

Today I had a discussion with my colleagues (Jeremie, Dave and others) about how to evaluate product owner’s capability. How to define a qualified product owner? We gradually achieved an agreement, like this.

  • Enabled – have required knowledge
  • Business knowledge
  • Product knowledge
  • Agile knowledge
  • Marketing knowledge
  • Etc.
  • ·         Empowered – be able to make decision for product direction
  • Set up vision and roadmap
  • Prioritize backlog to maximize business value
  • ·         Engaged – be in the journey
  • Always accessible to the team
  • Commit time to participate ceremonies
  • Work closely with business stakeholders