Štefan Illéš

Štefan Illéš

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 Stefan Illes

Stefan is Product Owner in the SIEMENS Program and System Engineering in Bratislava, Slovakia. He is with the Healthcare sector of the SIEMENS for ten 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. Stefan started as developer and later he was the component responsible for the printing component. The syngo.via project introduced the agile methods of development in the spring of 2009 and Stefan became the team architect of a scrum team. Till October of last year he is the product owner for several features of the product, like layouts and printing. He is Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO). Stefan gained his master degree in Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava.