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Dave Sharrock
Works at agile42
Attended Duke University
Lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Meet the Coach :)
In this interview Senior Agile coach Dave Sharrock, shares his top tips for Agile managers as well as details on his own career path.
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Agile is an ongoing journey of continuous improvement, so how do you know if you're heading in the right direction? Here are a few things to look for to know that you're succeeding with Agile.
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Enjoyed this presentation - lots of great feedback
Slides for Dave Sharrock presentation on applying Agile at scale at CWC PMI meeting on 15 April 2015
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Enjoyed the opportunity to share some thoughts on applying agile at scale at the @CWC_PMI meet in Vancouver last night.
Managing the evolution of a single product working with a small number of teams is somewhat straightforward. Working from a single backlog, the product roadmap becomes relatively easy to visualize, and planning and tracking is simple. As we increase the complexity of the product, things become harder. Different teams require different backlogs. Different products require work from different teams. Before you know it, there are lots of independent...
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Handling rich creative content in a traditional Scrum team doesn’t always work as we might think: a single cross-functional team might simply be too large
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Just got off a fantastic call with Brillio - impressive how far the company has come in such a short time. One to watch!
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Great discussion - appreciated the opportunity to chat with Rick.
Dave Sharrock discusses with Rick Waters what scaling Agile organization means on the Agile Chicago Style podcast
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One of those things we all talk about, but rarely dig deep and understand it. Yet so important to a successful outcome.
The Definition of Done is crucial to highly functioning Agile Teams in order to help them develop practices and behaviors that drive quality, consistency, and transparency.
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Come and download Peter Hundermark's Do Better Scrum!
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The ability to course correct is more valuable than the ability to have great ideas. And its worth listening the rest of the video to catch that nugget at the end...
How we collaborate has profound implications for how we live and work. The author and New York University professor explains how social media has upended traditional norms.
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enterprise agile coach, Certified Scrum Coach, Certified Scrum Trainer
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agile transformation, enterprise change, lean startup, entrepreneurship
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  • agile42
    Enterprise Agile Coach, 2010 - present
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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Munich, Germany - Oxford, UK - Edinburgh, UK
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agile coach, dad, internet veteran, husband, entrepreneur, occasional seismologist, newly minted canadian
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Agile coach/change consultant based in Vancouver looking for companies with the courage to change, realise benefits far ahead of the curve that surprise your competitors and make your customers love you, talk about you, buy your product/service, and tell the world about you

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  • Duke University
    Executive MBA, 2006 - 2008
  • University of Edinburgh
    PhD in Seismology, 1990 - 1995
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