Product Owner

Assessment Template Details

Lean Agile Intelligence

Product Owner

This Agile role template enables the development of Product Owner competencies and behaviors in an Agile Product Delivery environment. Influenced by product thought leaders, this template allows Product Owners to measure and improve their behaviors, skills, and practices, such as backlog refinement techniques, story point estimation, story writing, refining, vision, roadmaps, and more.


Works of thought leaders that influenced the Growth Criteria, assigned Stage, and associated Business Outcomes.

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Questions by Dimension

13 total questions

Value Driven

• Backlog Refinement
• Creating User Stories
• Envisioning
• Focusing on Value
• Product Goal Setting


• Technical Enablers Management


• Enabling Adaptability
• Iteration Review Management
• Roadmap Management


• Self-Development


• Leading Change
• Mindset
• Product Leadership Communication

Question Growth Criteria Example

Focusing on Value

Assesses the individual's ability to prioritize and deliver value.

Starting (0)

Lacks the ability to prioritize and deliver value

Developing (1)

Actively manages and sees the backlog as a dynamic list that is prioritized by value

Uses the vision and goals of the product/initiative to drive backlog prioritization and refinement

Includes the team in prioritization and valuation

Emerging (2)

Ensures all team members know the "WHY" behind a priority decision

Uses prioritization techniques (i.e., Cost of Delay, WSJF) that include value as a core factor

Adapting (3)

Uses measures, such as Net Promoter Score (NPS), customer usage, and sales targets to inform value-based priority decisions

Uses collaborative prioritization techniques (i.e., Value Poker, Participatory Budgeting) to gain different perspectives and create a broader view of value

Measures the effectiveness of the solution by customer usage, feedback, and ROI (Return on Investment)

Optimizing (4)

Teaches and shares advanced Valuation techniques outside of those they directly support (i.e., Communities of Practice, Workshops, Mentoring)