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Dave Sharrock
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Attended Duke University
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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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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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    Executive MBA, 2006 - 2008
  • University of Edinburgh
    PhD in Seismology, 1990 - 1995
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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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enterprise agile coach, Certified Scrum Coach, Certified Scrum Trainer
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agile transformation, enterprise change, lean startup, entrepreneurship
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    Enterprise Agile Coach, 2010 - present
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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 simpl

agile42
www.agile42.com

We are one of the 12 companies sharing innovative practices as part of the Learning Consortium for the Creative Economy presented by Scrum A

agile42
www.agile42.com

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

agile42
www.agile42.com

Dave Sharrock discusses with Rick Waters what scaling Agile organization means on the Agile Chicago Style podcast

agile42
www.agile42.com

You can follow agile42 on a number of social networks

agile42
www.agile42.com

Slides for Dave Sharrock presentation on applying Agile at scale at CWC PMI meeting on 15 April 2015

agile42
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On Friday, April 3rd, I’ll get the chance to talk with other Agile practitioners at Mile High Agile 2015 about a topic I’ve ;been excited ab

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training in Vancouver, Canada – Feb. 10, 2015
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2-day Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training in English with Dave Sharrock in Vancouver, from 02/10/15

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Sure cleaning out your inbox can feel productive but you're really not accomplishing anything.

Have a structure for your coaching conversation
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A coaching conversation is conducted on two levels, the conversation level and the meta level, and as a coach you are constantly acting on b

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Ah, ideas. Who doesn’t want more great ideas? I know I do. I usually think about ideas as being magical and hard to produce. I expect them t