Making a ride of PO Challenge Game @ European Commission

Pierre Neis and Oswald De Riemaecker facilitated the agile game Product Owner Challenge" (created by Michael Tarnowski) at the European Commission to show Agile Product Ownership. The participants discovered: (a) the complexity of communication between requirements and operations; and (b) the complexity of Product Owner’s role through role switching (roles switching in the middle of the game).

POChallenge — Product Owner Challenge Game

The Product Owner Challenge Game is an agile game with Lego bricks. The goal is to illustrate a waterfall-driven product development culture transitioning from Waterfall to Agile the agile mindset: communicate face-to-face clear objectives, requirements, and product vision — a real challenge for a product development department.