Establish a solid foundation for product ownership by following Info-Tech's capability model and alignment strategy. This phase will take you through the following activities:
1.1.1 Reveal team risks and opportunities with a SWOT analysis.
1.1.2 Define products in your context.
1.1.3 Map owners to your products/services.
1.1.4 Align milestones to team roles.
1.1.5 Define the capabilities needed for successful product ownership.
1.1.6 Develop a plan to address the capabilities needed for successful product ownership.
1.2.1 Identify product owner perspectives.
1.2.2 Map project roles to product owner responsibilities.
1.2.3 Provide role clarity for product owners.
1.2.4 Define the characteristics of your product owner roadmap.
1.3.1 Visualize interrelationships among stakeholders to identify key influencers.
1.3.2 Group your stakeholders into categories.
1.3.3 Prioritize your stakeholders.
1.3.4 Delegation Poker: different approaches to reach decisions with stakeholders.
1.3.5 Align product owner changes to your transformation roadmap.
Use this phase as part of the full blueprint, Build a Better Product Owner.