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The Art of Agile Product Ownership: A Guide for Product Managers, Business Analysts, and Entrepreneurs by Allan Kelly

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© Allan Kelly 2019
A. KellyThe Art of Agile Product Ownershiphttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5168-3_2

2. Why Have a Product Owner?

Allan Kelly1 
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London, UK
 

One person is responsible for managing and controlling the Product Backlog. That person is referred to as the Product Owner. ... The Product Owner is one person not a committee. ... The practice Scrum adds is that only one person is responsible for maintaining and sustaining the content and the priority of a Single Product Backlog.

—Ken Schwaber and Mike Beedle1

Customer: A role on the team for choosing what stories the system has to satisfy, what stories are needed first and what can be deferred, and for defining tests to verify the correct functioning of the stories.

—Kent Beck2

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