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J. David Prior (Dave)
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Getting Interviewed by the Agile Archers at the 2015 Phoenix Scrum Gathering
At the Scrum Gathering in Phoenix Vivek Angiras and Aakash Srinivasan invited me to be interviewed for a series of videos they were recording with different CSTs. I am very grateful to them for allowing me to be included and I'm really psyched about how thi...
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This year I am very psyched that I will have the chance to participate in the Building the Hybrid PMO Workshop series with Mark Price Perry and Andy Jordan.  Here is the description of the workshop that is posted on ProjectManagement.com: Building the Hybri...
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Agilistocrats Episode 5 How to Convince Your Organization To Want Agile (with Maria Matarelli)
Click here to go straight to the podcast In this episode of The Agilistocrats! we are joined by our good friend, Maria Matarelli. Our topic for the podcast was How to Convince Your Organization to Want Agile . Please to enjoy...
Click here to go straight to the podcast In this episode of The Agilistocrats! we are joined by our good friend, Maria Matarelli. Our topic for the podcast was How to Convince Your Organization to Want Agile. Please to enjoy...
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Neuro-Diversity and Agile - An Interview with Dr. Sallyanne Freudenberg
Click here to go straight to the ProjectsatWork interview A few weeks ago at InfoQ’s Qcon in London, Dr. Sallyanne Freudenberg gave a presentation on Neuro-diversity and Agile. I had the chance to interview Sal about her presentation, her experiences and he...
Click here to go straight to the ProjectsatWork interview A few weeks ago at InfoQ’s Qcon in London, Dr. Sallyanne Freudenberg gave a presentation on Neuro-diversity and Agile. I had the chance to interview Sal about her pres...
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Scaling Scrum with Less - A ProjectsatWork interview with Bas Vodde
Scaling Scrum is an ongoing hot topic in the Agile space. For a while the most common answer to the question was scrum of scrums . It's a sensible approach, and it works... up to a point, and then... maybe not so much. Over the past few years new options ha...
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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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Leading Agile Blog Posts - April/May 2015
I am trying to get better about posting links here to things I originally post elsewhere. Towards that end here are two recent blog posts for LeadingAgile Traditional Risk Management on Agile Projects Making Sure They Do It The "Right Way"
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Hybrids Environments - Making Agile Work in the Waterfall
Click here to go straight to the podcast Dhaval, Richard and Dave discuss the challenges that come with trying to use Agile practices in the context of a waterfall environment and offer some tips on how to make it work. We also discuss ways that the waterfa...
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Agilistocrats Episode 4 Giant Mistakes New ScrumMaster's Take
Episode 4 of The Agilistocrats! Click here to go straight to the podcast Richard, Dhaval and Dave discuss the biggest mistakes they each made when starting out as a Scrum Masters and what they learned from those mistakes.
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Agilistocrats Episode 3 - How Do I Become A Really Good ScrumMaster
Click here to go straight to the podcast How Do I Become A Really Good Scrum Master? In Episode 3 of The Agilistocrats, Dhaval Panchal, Richard Cheng and Dave Prior discuss how you can go from being a good Scrum Master to a great Scrum Master.
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Agility Canvas Tools
Here are the full size Agility Canvas Tools Five Measures for Personal Agility Personal Agility Canvas Five Measures for PMO Agility PMO Agility Canvas
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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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Agile Coach/Trainer
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Bowhunting, nunchuck, can throw a pigskin a quarter mile
Employment
  • LeadingAgile
    Consultant, 4 - present
  • BigVIsible Solutions
    Agile Shepherd, 3 - 2015
    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.
Bragging rights
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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