Episode 57 – I’ve Got a Story to Tell Ya (PMs in Agile)


Released Sunday, July 20, 2014

Jason TiceLee McCauleyJohn Sextro


  • What is the role of the Project Manager in the “agile” world?
    • Is there any work for a project manager to do that isn’t captured within the ScrumMaster or Product Owner roles?
    • What coaching advice can you offer to organizations with Project Managers that are adopting agile?
  • Scrum Video Clip
    • Following up on Retrospective Actions

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