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How to Manage Scrum Teams with Project Collaboration Software: Upcoming Webinar from Projectplace

AUSTIN, Texas – May 31, 2016

With a myriad of stakeholders, tools, deadlines and execution styles, implementing an agile, collaborative process and managing a scrum team and can be overwhelming.

During a webinar, “Practical Project Collaboration for Product Owners and Scrum Teams”, on June 9, Zach McDowell, product owner at Projectplace by Planview®, will discuss how he successfully leverages Projectplace, a project collaboration tool, to improve agile execution within the company’s global product development organization.

Webinar Title

Practical Project Collaboration for Product Owners and Scrum Teams


Drawing upon his experience managing scrum teams, McDowell will show attendees how to:

  • Drive collaboration at every level of the agile planning process
  • Employee analytics and team metrics to understand and predict progress, road blocks and capacity
  • Create a concise plan to keep track of deliverables
  • Easily manage commitments and stakeholder expectations
  • Use Kanban boards for visual task management and sprint planning sessions


Zach McDowell, Product Owner for Projectplace at Planview: McDowell has served as a product owner at Planview for three years, in charge of the execution and delivery of a defined roadmap. He manages software development teams who write epics and user stories and works with stakeholders to conduct demos, receive feedback and roadmap progress updates. McDowell earned a Bachelor of Science in film from the University of Missouri.

Date and Time

Thursday, June 9 at 11 a.m. CDT / 6 p.m. CEST


Register for the “Practical Project Collaboration for Product Owners and Scrum Teams” webinar

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Per Holmlund,
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