Natalie Warnert is an industry recognized expert and thought leader in Agile practices based out of Minneapolis, MN. She started her career as a developer and moved into project management and Agile methodologies shortly after.
Her passion is in coaching teams and implementing Agile frameworks in Fortune 500 organizations such as Travelers Insurance and Thomson Reuters. Currently, Natalie works as a ScrumMaster and Agile Coach at Surescripts, LLC, the nation’s largest e-prescription routing network.
Natalie is a frequent speaker at large national Agile conferences including the Scrum Gathering and Agile Alliance. She has several published articles, interviews, and webinars on Agile topics. Natalie frequently blogs on Agile www.nataliewarnert.com, and shares her thoughts and ideas on social media outlets.
Natalie is a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and has her Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. She is currently finishing her Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership and Strategic Management at St. Catherine University. In her free time, Natalie likes to read, snowboard, and play Cribbage.
Surescripts LLC, ScrumMaster
February 2014 - Present, Minneapolis, MN, United States
ScrumMaster and Scrum Coach for five teams working on developing and improving the Surescripts ePrescription platform.
Thomson Reuters, ScrumMaster
January 2013 - February 2014, Eagan, MN
Project manager/ScrumMaster of an Agile UX group shared and scaled between multiple Scrum development teams.
Travelers, Agile PM
May 2009 - January 2013, St. Paul, MN
Web developer, business analyst, project lead/delivery manager, Agile PM
Articles I've written
Confessions of a New ScrumMaster
So, you just got out of your CSM class, overflowing with your newfound Scrum knowledge and renewed faith in software development practices. You're ecstatic to share your new view of the world and show how Agile can benefit your organization, and y...
Can Companies Be Servant Leaders?
When we refer to servant leadership in Scrum, it is at the team level. A ScrumMaster is the servant leader for the Scrum team. This is all great for the Scrum team, but what about everyone else -- the ScrumMaster included? Who is that person's servant leader? Can companies step in and help fill this role?