Glen is a Principal of Scott Ambler + Associates.
He is a thirty-year plus software industry veteran who has spent his career building and leading Iterative and Agile development teams; both teams that were co-located and teams spread across the globe. Glen has worked beside thought-leaders in the industry including the likes of Dave Thomas, Brian Barry, Ivar Jacobson in the early 80’s, and later Ward Cunningham, contributing to the development of effective Iterative development methodologies.
A results-oriented, skilled professional with proven success, Glen continues to collaborate with clients to formulate innovate solutions to problems, and facilitate overall project and corporate success.
With 35+ Years in the IT Industry, Rod has extensive success implementing enterprise software projects in a wide variety of domains. He has built and led Iterative and Agile cross-functional, self-organizing teams – both co-located and geographically dispersed – for complex software projects. Rod has been a Trainer, Mentor, Facilitator and Coach for teams interested in improving their processes to deliver solutions more effectively.
Rod has been in the trenches. He has filled the roles of Senior Developer, Team Lead, Architect, Trainer, Project Manager and IT Manager during more than three decades of successful Design, Construction and Implementation of enterprise systems. He has technical expertise in object-oriented analysis and design, polyglot programming and a wide range of modeling techniques.
Rod’s expertise in Management and Process comes from his deep experience with: Project Management; Process Reengineering; Team Development – all in the context of Iterative, Agile and Lean methodologies.
Bjorn is a technical leader with extensive experience in helping agile software teams becoming comfortable and effective with their new ways of working. A software engineer with over 25 years of software industry experience, he has helped teams and organizations in their process transformation through coaching, mentoring and training. With vast experience of the core software engineering areas, including software architecture, OOA/D with UML, Java development, requirements management (use cases and user stories), TDD, ATDD, and project management, he works hands-on with teams to give them their best learning experience. Besides his focus on software process improvement Bjorn is still actively developing Java software.
Klaus is a Disciplined Agile coach with 10+ years enabling organizations to respond to change and market demand in a more timely and meaningful manner. His passions include agile principles, innovation, and leadership; and how the three combine to deliver best-in-class products early and often that delight customers.
Michelle is a passionate lean and agile advocate, having spent the last 10 years of her career helping organizations adopt lean and agile practices to improve collaboration, time to market and the quality of their products. She is an experienced coach, trainer and facilitator - helping teams improve and tackle some of their trickiest problems. Michelle has held roles in business analysis, project/ product management and people leadership with medium and large sized organizations, giving her insight into the unique challenges of implementing lean and agile within these environments.