Edward Wehr is an Agile Coach working with multiple teams, scaled agile and SAFe. Having been a Product Owner (CSPO), and Principal Engineer at Fortune 500 companies. He has 18 years of experience testing in such areas as product manufacturing, in-circuit board-level, high-power regenerative drives, and software product development. This has included automation products integrating software and hardware as well as software products re-designing user interface. This experience has consistently blended aspects of technical creativity, customer concerns, teaming, and individual development. Since 2007 he has participated on multiple Scrum teams that have included global members. He has also led weekly Communities of Practice for scrum master, Product Owner, and Quality Assurance Roles in order to grow and support people across programs in agile teams. As a coach he has taught and help multiple programs adopt and improve SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) release trains. You might find more from Ed, as he occasionally writes, at www.agileyammering.com.
Articles I've written
Owning an Agile Product
When you create a new product backlog, filled with work yet undone, you are technically behind before you even start. The product owner must be able to manage this unwieldy backlog, breaking it into "sprint-able" stories and staying on top of new requirements. One CSPO shares the insights he has gained as a product owner with four Scrum development teams since 2007.