This past Sunday, I had an interesting debate with a friend of my mine whom I’ll refer to as “Peter” in this article. Mainly because that is his real name.
Peter is the VP of R&D for a cloud-software company in southern California.
He told me (and I’m paraphrasing):
“Product Managers and Business Analysts are dying roles, because with Agile/Scrum there is no need for these roles any more. Soon these roles will be eliminated from most of the software companies.”
This statement annoyed the heck out of me. Hence the sigh at the beginning of this post.
Peter and I had a lively (but short) debate, we had to cut it short because we both have day jobs – which seep into weekends! I told him I will make a couple of blog posts to explain my take on this.
So, here is the first one for you, Peter! As I explained in [Read more...]