Miroslav Hlinka

Miroslav Hlinka

Product Owner, Siemens PSE, Division Health Care, Slovakia

Agile Transition in Siemens Healthcare – The role of PO in the Project Syngo

The presentation will describe the traditional development setup of this large project and the transition to Agile. The main focus in on the experience and the lessons from the agile development in the very large project with multiple scrum teams, in multi-site environment. The presentation will

  • Introduce the Siemens Healthcare project Syngo
  • Point to the specifics of the agile transition in the project
  • Explain the specifics of the Product Owner Team
  • Share some experience of PO daily work, Product Backlog handling and Release Planning

About Miroslav Hlinka

Miro is the Product Owner in the SIEMENS Program and System Engineering in Bratislava, Slovakia. He has been with the Healhcare sector of the SIEMENS for seven years. For the whole time he has been working on the radiology imaging software, the project syngo.via. The development of this project is spread across many countries and sites over the globe. Miro started as the system analyst and become the first requirement engineer for this sector in Slovakia. This Siemens Healhcare project introduced the agile methods of development in the spring 2009 and Miro was the first product owner for this project in Slovakia. He is Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO). Miro gained his M.Eng. degree in Air Force Academy in Kosice and gained his PhD in Artificial Intelligence in Technical University in Kosice, SK.