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What is a Product Owner?

Getting Started for Product Owners

Directory of Product Owners by Area of Focus

FOLIO is looking for Product Owners

Joining FOLIO as a product owner is a great way to make a big impact on the project.  You will:

  • Get involved in the FOLIO community
  • Build your network
  • Develop new skills

Candidates should be able to offer 50% or more of their time to FOLIO.  Interested?  Please see the job description for more information.  If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Cate Boerema.

Potential Projects

We are always looking for good POs and there is plenty of work to be done.  The below projects are highest priority to staff but there are many other unstaffed projects that could be considered depending on the candidates skills and interests.

Project/AreaDescriptionPO Needed
Search EnhancementsEnhancements to searching in FOLIO and consistency across apps

High priority, unstaffed project.  Ideal candidate would have experience with search requirements and technologies.  

Duration: 3 - 6 months

Bulk EditAbility to edit records (users, requests, items etc) in bulk.

This is a high priority feature and currently unstaffed

Duration 3 - 6 months

Filled: Custom FieldsAbility to add custom fields to records in FOLIO. This feature is needed in the Users app, but if we develop it, it should be a general feature. For this reason, and also because it is a sizable project, it is it's own epic/area.

High priority feature that is currently unstaffed.  Could potentially be owned by Users App PO, as custom fields are needed primarily for Users.

Duration 3 - 6 months

FILLED: Users AppWork on the Users app including data collected, user permissions and user import.

ASAP - Previous product owner rolled off the project on June 30th, 2019 leaving the User Management SIG without a PO.  

Duration: Indefinite



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