A fun article by Jason Calacanis titled: “What I Learned from Zuckerberg’s Mistakes” was a great read. The biggest takeaway for us?
Zuckerberg has developers build the product:
“Facebook’s success — and mistakes — are based on its developer-driven culture, not because Zuckerberg is some evil mastermind.
The Zuckerberg Doctrine: Developers design products with significantly improved speed and functionality compared to product managers and designers, outweighing potential mistakes and drawbacks.”
Then it really hit me: Developer-driven startups always produce product faster.” – Jason Calacanis
Is this Agile? I would say so. But does this mean that we don’t need the Product Owner (An definitive Scrum actor in the whole Agile process)? Or maybe this just applies to technology startups…