Michael Spayd has spent the past 20 years helping organizations change. Michael has trained and/or coached over 40 teams to use Agile practices and methods such as Scrum and XP. He works at the team and organizational levels with managers, executives, project managers and directly with development teams. Michael has been heavily involved with two of the largest scale adoptions of Agile within the Fortune 500.
Articles I've written
The Manager's Role in Agile
When a team converts to agile, managers are often left wondering what part they will play in leading an agile team to success. Just as the team must learn new skills in order to self-organize, managers should explore a new set of competencies in order to function most effectively.