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To proxy, or not to proxy

Suppliers have been struggling a lot with the fact that SCRUM only defines two roles (next to the development team); Product Owner and SCRUM Master. That’s why they called in the Proxy Product Owner, a role which is mostly played by the traditional project manager on the side of the supplier. The idea is that you’ve got one Product Owner on the side of the customer and one Proxy on the side of the supplier. Both Product Owners interact with each other and the development team has got a short line to a Product Owner, namely the Proxy Product Owner. Continue reading