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MBA graduate, Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Professional – Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC), Certified Professional in Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF), Certified SAFe Agilist (SA) and Certified SAFe Product Manager/Product Owner (PMPO) with industry experience in Telecom, Retail Services, Oil and Gas, Defense, Tax Advisory, Card Services, Finance, Retirement, Government, Education, and Agriculture. Thirteen years of full project life cycle development and extensive management experience. Strong background in software development and information systems providing in depth knowledge of IT project work. Talent for building strong client relationships and effective project teams.

Specialties: Agile, Scrum, ScrumMaster, Product Owner, Kanban, Team Foundation Server, Rally, Jira

Certified Scrum Professional

Certified Scrum Professionals have demonstrated experience, documented training, and proven knowledge in the art of Scrum.

Certified ScrumMaster

Certified ScrumMasters® help project teams properly use Scrum, increasing the likelihood of the project’s overall success.

Certified Scrum Product Owner

Certified Scrum Product Owners have been taught the Scrum terminology, practices, and principles that enable them to fulfill the role of Product Owner on a Scrum team.

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Four Simple Steps to Becoming a GREAT ScrumMaster

I recently returned from a local Agile conference and noticed an overarching concept that was being brought up time and time again…the checklist.  We all like lists and all enjoy the feeling of checking something off our list.  Not sure what it is, but there is some...

Missing the Mark

Are we missing the mark when we go into clients and simply deliver a product utilizing Scrum?  Meaning, are we simply using Scrum to deliver software and forgetting about the core principles and values on which Scrum was founded?  As quoted on my t-shirt, "Scrum is...

Tools as Inhibitors

For the past few weeks, I've observed several situations at clients where the tools they were using to manage their projects were the center of several verbal assaults. Project management tools are great, don't get me wrong, however, these tools are often times used...

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