Ilan Goldstein is a globally recognized Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and has extensive experience working with start-ups, market leaders and public companies to improve their agility through the implementation of Scrum.
He is the author of the popular 'Scrum Shortcuts Without Cutting Corners', a book focused on highly pragmatic tactics, tools and tips to help new and experienced Scrum practitioners. It is published by Pearson Education (under the Addison-Wesley brand) and sits proudly as part of the critically acclaimed and popular 'Cohn Agile Signature Series'.
Ilan is a director of AxisAgile, a Scrum training, coaching and consulting company based in Sydney, Australia, is a regular conference speaker, contributor to industry publications and blogger on all things Scrum. He is also a founder of Scrum Australia, the organization responsible for running Australia's national Scrum conferences.
Along with his Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) certification, Ilan is a Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) and PRINCE2 Practitioner.
In his spare time he volunteers for Compeer, the award winning, global mental health program.
Articles I've written
Transitioning From Time-Based to Relative Estimation
Congratulations! You’ve finally convinced the team that relative story point estimation is a great way to move forward and you’re now ready to jump into your first planning poker session. So where do you start? What’s a 1-point story? What’s a 3-point story? What’s a 13-point story? Your team is looking to you and this process is almost as new to you as it is to them.