Dorothy Thomas

  

ScrumMaster, Fidelity Investment Services

Location: Sunrise, FL/USA


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Dorothy Thomas

Experience:

20 years of IT and Telecommunications experience, Network Operations, Hardware and Software Development; 

10+ years of project management - traditional (waterfall); Introduced to the Agile Methodology in 2007; ScrumMaster Certification- 2007, Certified Scrum Practitioner- 2008

Education:

Master -MBA - American InterContinental University, Weston Florida

B.A. - Organizational Leadership and Development - Maryville University, St. Louis, Missouri

When comparing traditional methodology to agile methodology for software development, the benefits of utilizing Scrum are undeniable. Scrum teams are self managed, empowered and fully engaged in the projects. With Scrum I can put into practice the organizational leadership and development skills I acquired in undergrad, which I find to be very exciting and rewarding.