Take Hold of the Wheel; Become a Product Owner

“In these agile ages, product management is no longer rocket science. Use backlog and communication to materialize your vision.”

Product Development Hall 45 min

Video sponsored by Websupport

  • What is the talk about?

    Radek: How to:
    - create stories and prioritize them in the backlog
    - collaborate with different team roles, stakeholders and customers
    - create a long-term plan
    - overcome common obstacles

  • Who is it for?

    Radek: Anyone, who wants to try agile development but struggles with product management. Can be useful for both startups as well as large enterprises.

  • What will the audience get from it?

    Radek: Knowledge of how to start with agile product management.

  • What do you presently work at?

    Radek: With the UX and Product Management team we are changing our product from being IT-centric to becoming more user friendly for business users. With agile methodologies being adopted company-wide, we are currently experimenting with these to drive a major redesign planned for next year.

  • Which of your existing achievements do you value the most?

    Radek: As Product Owner in my previous place of work, I led the agile adoption in a large development team responsible for developing a complex product for enterprise customers.

  • What would you like to achieve?

    Radek: With a planned move from UX to Product Management at Kentico, I hope to help with the product strategy and increase understanding of agile principles. I'm also launching my own startup and I plan to speak at conferences, spreading my knowledge and helping others.

  • What do you look forward to at the WebExpo?

    Radek: Talking to others about agile methodology, business and entrepreneurship, and of course benefiting from great talks from interesting speakers, broadening my horizons.

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Radek Matěj

UX Designer Kentico