Product Ownership: The Key to Successful Agile Transformation in Government

Agile approaches have started to revolutionize government projects, but there are still stumbling blocks to overcome. One major opportunity is encouraging those in the federal government to move away from traditional project management to a product ownership approach. Product ownership focuses on the creation and delivery of the product being developed to ensure it is truly useful to citizens and the agency that needs it.

To understand more about how product ownership is the key to a successful Agile transformation in government, GovLoop partnered with Excella, a leading technology  firm with expertise in Agile transformation and training for this industry perspective.

In the following pages, we’ll share the difference between project management and product ownership in the federal government; understand what makes a truly successful product owner; and gain insights from Richard Cheng, Certified Scrum Trainer and Director of Training at Excella.