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Islam Ismail on the dangers of mixing Team Member with Product Owner role

The roles in Scrum were created for a reason, trying to “merge” those roles into one person comes with many dangers. In this episode we explore the case of the senior tech lead who was also the Product Owner for the team, and the problems that come from that.

Islam also shares tips on how to deal with that case, if you have to face it.

About Islam Ismail

Islam Ismail is a senior agile project manager and Scrum Master at Wirecard Technologies GmbH in Munich, Germany. In his current role in PMO and with teams he focuses on scaling agile and unifying processes across divisions.

He was an electronics engineer for five years and a technical manager for six years before making the switch to software in 2011.

Fueled by his passion for the agile field, Islam moved to Munich, Germany, in 2014 where he enriched his knowledge and experience.

Outside of work, he enjoys reading, traveling, playing soccer with friends and spending time with his wife and two lovely daughters.

You can link with Islam Ismail on LinkedIn and connect with Islam Ismail on Twitter.

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