How to proper use the "Owner" field

Discussion created by raolivei on Nov 6, 2014
Latest reply on Nov 6, 2014 by 1_Jeremy

I came from waterfall methodology and Rally is new to me.
I would like to understand better the use of the Owner field for Defects - should this owner be changed from submitter to Dev and then to QA? Does the Owner field means who is the responsible for that defect at the moment?