Anthony Basham has sixteen years of analysis, design, development, implementation and support experience at all levels of the software development life cycle. In the past eight years he has been a ScrumMaster and has worked with multiple teams at multiple organizations to implement agile practices. He considers himself to be an agile evangelist and works with teams to find the best practices that work for them to improve their productivity.
Throughout his experience as a ScrumMaster he has also worked as a Product Owner, coached Product Owners, coached Scrum Masters, and has been a mentor to several ScrumMasters.
He has also championed the benefits of agile at multiple companies and has prepared and delivered formal and informal training for teams ranging from one team of five members to up to twenty individuals across multiple teams.
Unum, ScrumMaster/Scrum Coach
March 2014 - Present, Chattanooga, Tennessee
As a Senior Technical Project Manager I managed several projects while acting as a ScrumMaster. I championed agile principles and Scrum artifacts and ceremonies in all projects I worked on. I trained several team members in the Scrum framework and agile principles. I have also mentored ScrumMasters who have been assigned to other teams during an enterprise wide agile transformation.
NTT Data , Project Manager
May 2013 - March 2014, Chattanooga, Tennessee, US
I was an Agile Project Manager for the Document Management Center of Excellence. I worked with the newly formed Center of Excellence to setup agile methodologies using Scrum. During this period I started training a Scrum team to start their first backlog and worked to establish strong Product Owner and ScrumMaster roles within the teams.
Cigna, Project Manager
March 2012 - May 2013, Chattanooga, Tennessee, US
Project Manager for Testing and Release Management. I applied agile practices and Scrum to release management and testing projects.
Pro Unlimited, Project Manager
December 2011 - March 2012, Chattanooga, Tennessee, US
Project Manager with the release management team. Applied Scrum and Agile principles to release management and testing.
Olan Mills, Inc, Team Leader/Scrum Master
June 2000 - November 2011, Chattanooga, TN
I led several high profile projects designed to provide customer's with access to their images and ways to interact with Olan Mills. From 2006 through 2011 I worked closely with the management and developers to implement Scrum for all IT projects.