Enterprise Agile Coach and Trainer with a passion for helping organizations enable true business agility by embracing an Agile mindset to deliver better business outcomes. Ability to increase institutional knowledge and mature Agile practices through hands-on mentoring, consulting, coaching, and the development and delivery of training and workshops on various Agile topics. Agile expert with extensive experience as an Agile Coach, Scrum Master, Product Owner, and Release Train Engineer (RTE). Experience leading effort as organizations transform from waterfall to Agile software development methodology. Established Agile Project Management Office (PMO) including standardizing Agile practices, implementing Agile metrics, and establishing an Agile Center of Excellence (CoE).
Areas of expertise include:
- Agile – expertise in coaching, training development and delivery, and application of Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe™) methodologies
- Agile Transformation – assess current state of Agile transformation, develop and implement plan to continue maturation of Agile practices to lead organization toward full business agility
- Portfolio and Program management – effectively plan and execute IT portfolio and program initiatives through the application of Agile principles and practices
- Product Management – engage with product stakeholders to define product initiatives and derive roadmap of delivery of key feature functionality
- Organization structure – review existing organization structure and make recommendations for forming new cross functional teams that can design, develop, and test new product capabilities
- Communication – excellent organizational, written and verbal communications skills