Ahmed Syed

  

Agile Project Director, Sprint 0 Solutions Ltd

Location: London


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Developer
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Ahmed Syed has been delivering mission critical systems for the past 17 years. He has introduced Agile and XP practices into organisations since the late 1990s, and has been responsible for the turn around of traditional projects through the introduction of these practices. His diverse experience spans multiple industries and has delivered global IT initiatives for blue-chip organisations such as BP, Logica, Shell, Centrica, Barclays, HSBC, BMW, Scottish Power and CREST.

He is currently working for BP Integrated Supply and Trading in Canary Wharf as a ScrumMaster and QA Lead. He is currently leading two Scrum Teams one a high tech Search Initiative for Market Data, and a second team which is responsible for building an Enterprise Deployment Service Line for system deployments in both the United Kingdom and USA. In addition to these roles he is the Quality Lead for the Front Office Programme in BP. 

Previous ScrumMaster and Agile Project Management Engagements :

1. Multi-Lingual Magazine System (ScrumMaster)
2. Shell Mobile LPG Handling System (Agile Development Manager)
3. Shell Pensions System (ScrumMaster/Agile Project Manager)

Work experience

Sprint 0 Solutions Ltd, Agile Project Director
March 2011 - Present, London, England, United Kingdom
Sprint0.com has been formed with the sole task of applying Project Management principles in particular Agile Methodogies in a real-world context. As part of this, we continue to research, understand, challenge and develop existing and new approaches to software delivery and help our customers deliver complex projects in uncertain and unpredictable environments, faster, cheaper, and better. This ‘real-world’ philosophy means Sprint0 is perhaps one of a few Agile Specialists that provide services beyond the normal agile sphere into those areas of traditional and contemporary best-practice methods which must often be incorporated for a successful, sustainable transformation to Agile. These include PRINCE2, PMI and other similar Project Management approaches. Sprint0.com provides Agile Project Management, Certified ScrumMaster and Agile Training