Using AI to Support the Product Owner

Posted May 2, 2019 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) — is it hype, a new industrial dawn, or simply a means to increase leisure time? We are putting AI into nearly everything, including our refrigerators and other domestic appliances. So what about Agile teams — how should they use it? AI in project management tools is not new; indeed it has been a decade since global enterprise software company Planview introduced the optimization engine for capacity and demand. However, it is only now that this AI feature is becoming more widely used. This Advisor explores how organizations can use AI to increase the performance of Agile teams by supporting the product owner.

About The Author
Jon Ward
Jon Ward is Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium’s Business Agility and Software Engineering Excellence practice. As CEO for Beneficial Consulting, he focuses on the cultural and transformational aspects of implementing Agile. Mr. Ward currently acts as an Agile catalyst, producing significant bottom-line results for software and business change initiatives. Using Lean-Agile techniques, he redesigns target operating models for efficiency and… Read More
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