On Friday, June 19, 2015, Brian Gerstle <bgerstle(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
...I think engineers who are "sold" on the teams'
mission are capable of making good decisions about what to work on. Our
current situation in the Readership vertical is a live experiment on this
Indeed. I'm looking forward to the good work our engineers will produce
under the current federated engineer-led product owner approach. For those
who don't know, historically the mobile teams subsumed into Reading had 3
product managers. Presently, there's 1 product manager in the vertical
recruiting for backfills is in flight), and many common product owner
responsibilities are federated to an engineer within each discipline.