Collaborative Leadership Team, Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile Transformation Coach
February 2014 - Present, Minneapolis, MN, US
Certified Scrum Trainer & Agile Transformation Coach
Courses: Agile Fundamentals, Agile Retrospectives, Agile Requirements and Story Mapping, Agile Estimation and Planning (co-presenter), BA in a Agile World.
Medtronic, Inc., Sr Business System Analyst / Scrum Master
January 2010 - February 2014, Fridely, MN, United States
ScrumMasterTM / Project Manager / Team Lead - Global Application and Mobility Design Team
Agile Team Lead: Lead agile scrum adoption for mobility design team - ambassador/coach to external Medtronic teams. Implemented visual management methods and tools for story mapping and release planning, sprint planning, user interface design. Lead product lifecycle improvement to ensure the right conversations are held between clients, team members, and management.
Scrum master: Lead relationship management with highly engaged core team of six sponsors, coached/mentored business analyst in requirements gathering and sprint demonstrations, facilitated user interface /user experience group design, sprint planning, and story mapping, managed third party vendor product delivery and defect resolution.
Coached core team on agile methodology resulting in a partnership between the business and IT where the application was allowed to evolve during the effort and result in an application
Hollstadt & Associates, Sr BA
March 2004 - December 2009, Mendota Heights, MN, United States
June 2008 - Dec 2009 - ScrumMaster on a client’s multi-platform mobile application project suite. For two separate projects was the servant leader for the team, facilitated story prioritization across 3 separate business units with competing business needs, managed product backlog and sprint burn down charts, facilitated sprint planning sessions, leading customer demonstrations, and customer communications.