I’m a new PO. I do not have an IT background and my team is still in the early stages of agile transformation. My SM operates more in a “tech lead/sme” capacity(also heavily waterfall background) and I have limited agile coaching resources available. I am struggling with getting my team to adhere to agile processes but also feeling a little overwhelmed with trying to become the expert in my product. Any tenured product owner/managers that can offer some advice for a newbie learning the ropes?

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Oh that sounds stressful! I would take some time each day, maybe 15 minutes or so towards getting yourself where you want to be with product, and maybe another 15 for planning your approach to the adoption process.

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