Talking Agility

A podcast that takes an in-depth look at Enterprise agility. Leading experts cover what it is, why it matters, and—most of all—how to achieve it.

Enterprise agility is the ability to respond effectively, with speed and stability, to opportunities and disruption.

11 | Growing your product owner with John MacLeod

What’s the most important role in an Agile project? There’s a strong argument that it’s the product owner. But the same traits that make product owners so important also make them hard to find. Elitsa is joined by John Macleod, Front End Development Lead for Accenture Interactive, to discuss the power of the product owner role in Enterprise Agility and how to find and keep these Agile ‘unicorns’.


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"Talking Agility uncovers how technology, disruption and innovation intersect, and explores the tools and skills your organization needs."

– ELITSA NACHEVA, Management Consultant, Talent & Organization – Financial Services and Host of Talking Agility

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