Jan Van den Nieuwenhof

  

Agile Project & Team Manager, TenForce

Location: Kampenhout, Belgium

Biography

Jan Van den Nieuwenhof is Business Unit Manager - Products @TenForce

Responsible for P&L of his business unit and managing the sales, marketing, services and engineering departments.

He is also an experienced, pragmatic, agile project manager and consultant.

and holding the 3 most popular PM certificates (PMP, CSP, PR2P)

Work experience

Belgacom, for TenForce, Agile Coach / Project Manager
January 2010 - Present, , Select a State, Belgium
Currently working as agile coach and project manager helping the development department (+2000 people) of a big BEL20 company in their transition towards Scrum (from pure, heavy weight waterfall).

TenForce, Project Manager
January 2002 - January 2010, , Select a State, United States
Managing projects for more than 10 years, using all kinds of methodologies (PMBOK, Scrum, PLC, Prince2 …), in different settings (from big corporations to small start-ups, from heavy weight governance to light-weight / non-governed projects ...).

Articles I've written

Taskboards, Wii and software craftsman
Our team combined our pmScrum virtual taskboard, a beamer and a Nintendo Wii to experiment usability of virtual taskboards. Nice!http://tenforce.tumblr.com/post/1137607395/tenforce-is-testing-an-experimental-taskboard   - this is test to ch...

How to Convince Your CFO to Use Scrum
Convincing your CFO or other executive officers in your company to use Scrum is actually very simple, in theory. Try this strategy the next time you need to help executive stakeholders understand why Scrum is an important and useful process for so...

Enthralling Einstein
Enthralling Einstein: "I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” Einstein was a Scrum pioneer; look at his quotes and see how they all included messages from the Agile Manifesto or Scrum p...

Another enthralling einstein
This quote stands for itself. If you can’t make your statement / issue / requirement clear to somebody outside your organization (or department); you probably don’t understand the basics or root cause of it.  (c) TenF...