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J. David Prior (Dave)
Works at BigVIsible Solutions
Attended University of Texas at Dallas
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Agile and Non-Violent Communication with Peter Green and Mike VIzdos
Click here for the podcast I am extremely grateful to Peter and Mike for taking the time out to talk with me about NVC. If you’d like to learn more about some of what we discussed on the podcast, here are some links: Peter Green can be found on twitter at  ...
Click here for the podcast I am extremely grateful to Peter and Mike for taking the time out to talk with me about NVC. If you’d like to learn more about some of what we discussed on the podcast, here are some links: ...
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Why Limit WIP (A Projects@Work Interview with Jim Benson)
Jim Benson and the folks at Modus Cooperandi have some great stuff going on. I had the chance to interview Jim recently about his new book " Why Limit WIP ", some of the new offerings coming from Modus Cooperandi and (of course) Personal Kanban. Follow the ...
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Raise your Agile PM game in 2015! Advanced Agile PM-Jan 21 NYC-includes Personal Agility & PMO Canvases. bigv.is/1wbFhdT #pmot #agile
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The Art of War (Recommended Translations)
Later today I'll be giving my Personal Agility Canvas presentation for the PMI Agile Community of Practice. In this webinar (like the one I did recently on Redefining your PMO to Support Agile ) I'll be referencing Sun Tzu's The Art of War. There are litera...
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The Agilistocrats 001
Click here to go straight to the podcast Richard Cheng from Excella Consulting , Dhaval Panchal from Agile 42 and I (Dave Prior from BigVisible Solutions ) have started a new series of podcasts focusing on new topics and current trends in Agile. In this pod...
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Click here to go straight to the podcast. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to interview Ron Lichty, Agile throught leader co-author and of  Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software People and Teams . One of the great ...
Click here to go straight to the podcast. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to interview Ron Lichty, Agile throught leader co-author and of Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software Peo...
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Meditating Project Managers
Steve Winters and Matt Payton are Digital Project Managers who work MetalToad . One of the coolest things they are working on right now is a series of experiments they are planning for 2015. Each month they're going to change up something specific in how th...
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Jim Benson Interview Transcript (WHY LIMIT WIP)
Here is a complete transcript of my interview with Jim Benson . If you'd like to check out the
podcasts of the interview you can find them here ( Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 ) Interview Transcript - Jim Benson November 2014 David : Hi.  This is David Prior for...
Here is a complete transcript of my interview with Jim Benson. If you'd like to check out the podcasts of the interview you can find them here (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) Interview Transcript - Jim Benson November 2014 David :...
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Personal Kanban - Lessons Learned
“And now we're back Where we started Here we go round again Day after day I get up and I say I better do it again” Back Where We Started ~ The Kinks It’s been seven months since I began using Personal Kanban. Initially I wanted to learn more about Kanban an...
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A new tool to plan out your personal transition to Agile - the Personal Agility Canvas. Comments, feedback and soul crushing criticism are all welcome.
 http://www.projectmanagement.com/blog/Drunken-PM/7713/
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Podcast Interview w/ Ron Lichty, author of Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software People and Teams
Click here to go straight to the podcast . A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to interview Ron Lichty, Agile throught leader co-author and of Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software People and Teams . One of the great ...
Click here to go straight to the podcast. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to interview Ron Lichty, Agile throught leader co-author and of Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software Peopl...
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The Apprentice and the Project Manager
A few weeks ago I had a chance to interview Kamal Manglani for Projects at Work. Kamal is an Agile coach who has written a book,  The Apprentice and the Project Manager , that was recently released on Amazon and HappyAbout . ( check out the interview here )...
A few weeks ago I had a chance to interview Kamal Manglani for Projects at Work. Kamal is an Agile coach who has written a book, The Apprentice and the Project Manager, that was recently released on Amazon and HappyAbout. (ch...
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  • BigVIsible Solutions
    Agile Shepherd, 3 - present
    Agile Trainer/Coach
  • ProjectWizards, Inc.
    President, 3 - 2013
  • Valtech
    Consultant/Trainer, 6 - 5
  • EMC Corporation
    Technical Program Manager, 8 - 5
  • EMC Corporation
    Program Manager, 7 - 8
  • Geniant
    Senior Consultant, 8 - 7
  • True Solutions, Inc.
    VP Curriculum and Instruction, 8 - 8
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Oklahoma CIty
Previously
Plano, TX - New York, NY - Astoria, NY - Philadelphia
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"I'll sleep when I'm dead."
Introduction
I am a dad, husband, comic geek, mac bigot and teacher afflicted with the illness of project management. If I could ingest only one thing, it would be coffee.

I work at BigVisible as a trainer and consultant helping people, and especially PMs, find their way to Agile.
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PMP, PMI-ACP, MBA, CST
Education
  • University of Texas at Dallas
    MBA (Project Management), 2002 - 2005
  • Temple University
    Communications, 1988 - 1991
  • Duquesne University
    Music, 1987 - 1988
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