Within the scope of the creation of digital product, the figure of the Product Owner aka Blockchain Product Owner becomes a key point. If in addition to this challenge, we add that the project is a blockchain project, we will be raising the difficulty by one degree. In this article we will explain our experience developing digital products with blockchain technology so we can share another point of view… there are still some interesting articles on the internet talkint about blockchain product management.
The importance of ‘not talking blockchain’
The Product Owner’s expertise will determine very clearly the success of the project. This is mainly due to the fact that technology must be hidden and be more a means to achieve a solid value proposition than an end in itself. It happens very often and in a very special way with Blockchain, that the customer and the stakeholders determine that they want to use Blockchain for their project simply because at this moment it is perceived as a value in itself.
A senior Product Owner must be able to convince the customer that their responsibility is to offer value to the user, rather than using Blockchain necessarily.
Actually, Blockchain is 5% of the total technology of the project
The soft skills of a Product Owner in a Blockchain Project
If it is hard to manage a team with different motivations and different backgrounds, when you include such scientific skills as blockchain development, the difficulty increases exponentially.
This is where the Blockchain Product Owner demonstrates why this role is closer to a superhero than to a conventional worker.
It is very important to communicate the vision of the product at all times and to involve all parties continuously. The sprint follow-up becomes indispensable.
Conclusions: For a Blockchain project choose the proper Product Owner
There is no doubt … for blockchain projects, a fundamental part is the product owner, do not save efforts to find the best