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Alan Gladman


Agile Coach, Intel Corporation(UK) Ltd

Location: Swindon, UK


Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner



Alan Gladman is an agile coach for Intel based in Swindon. His 30+ years in the IT industry began working for Rolls Royce in '82, Jaguar from '87 and then Intel IT in 93. He began using agile methods in 2002 and developed inhouse training in 2003. He became an Intel agile coach in June 2011. 


Work experience

Intel Corp(UK) Ltd, Agile Coach
June 2011 - Present, Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Full time agile coach, offering training, consulting and coaching to Intel teams and individual employees.

Intel Corp(UK) Ltd, Agile PM
January 2008 - October 2010, Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
PM and Scrum Master for MyCommissions project which replaced the ageing internally developed application. Team was dispersed across the UK, Russia, India and the US. We used Scrum and extreme programming practices such as TDD, refactoring, CI and pair programming.

Intel Corp(UK) Ltd, Agile PM
May 2002 - January 2008, Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

First ever agile project was a waterfall project that was going wrong in May 2002. I read Kent Beck's Extreme Programming Explained and instantly put it to use by coaching the team in the agile approach. Made lots of mistakes but delivered customer satisfaction just a few months later.

In the same year we used extreme programming and the same team to develop an externally facing web application in 10 weeks from inception to first delivery.

In May 2003 I co-developed a 3 day Extreme Programming class which we then took round various Intel sites in the UK, India and the US. I managed various small agile projects from then on.


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