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Michael Kelley Harris

  

Agile Coach, Trainer, & Developer, SourceCell

Location: Palo Alto, California. Plus: Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area, CA, Sunnyvale, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Sacramento, Portland, Oregon, OR, Washington, WA, Olympia, Tacoma, Seattle, Arizona, AZ, New Mexico, NM, Boulder, Colorado, CO, Hawaii

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Certifications

Certified Scrum Trainer
Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Developer
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Registered Education Provider

Credentials


Added Qualifications

Scaling Scrum Fundamentals (4593)


My Courses

Certified ScrumMaster®
16-17 January, 2018
Location: Sacramento, CA, United States of America

Certified ScrumMaster®
30-31 January, 2018
Location: Portland, OR, United States of America

Certified ScrumMaster®
6-7 February, 2018
Location: Seattle, WA, United States of America

Certified ScrumMaster®
13-14 February, 2018
Location: Sacramento, CA, United States of America

Certified ScrumMaster®
26-27 February, 2018
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, United States of America

More Courses

Biography

Michael Kelley Harris.  Agile Coach, Trainer, & Developer.  Palo Alto, CA (Silicon Valley) and Santa Barbara, CA (Silicon Beach)  Owner of SourceCell.  I help teams develop more value faster, using the best from Agile, Scrum, Lean, Lean Startup, Extreme Programming XP, Design Thinking, and more.   I have 20+ years of software development experience, including engineering, architecture, managing, coaching, training, and consulting.

I've been trained directly by Agile thought leaders Dr. Jeff Sutherland, Ron Jeffries, Mike Cohn, Jeff McKenna, Robert Martin, and more.

I help innovative teams keep the process simple and essential, and get on with thrilling customers. I offer a pragmatic emphasis on high-priority changes and gradual transitions. I help entrepreneurs and investors evaluate & validate products and features, to optimize investment.  I offer a spirit of help, service, collaboration, and innovation.

I offer help with the full range of product & service development: Customer empathy, ideation, validation, development, evolution, optimization.  I provide services in assessment, training, coaching, and development.

Offering additional training & coaching in:

Lean Startup Principles for Agile Teams

Agile Engineering Practices (Test-Driven Development, Refactoring, SOLID Design, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, ...)

Metrics that Matter

Profile at SourceCell:  http://www.sourcecell.com/mkelleyharrisProfile.html

LinkedIn profile:  http://www.linkedin.com/pub/michael-kelley-harris/1/96/491/

 

Organizations I Train Through

Approved Courses

CSM

  • Certified ScrumMaster

CSPO

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner

CSD

  • Introduction to Scrum (Intro)
  • Intro to Agile DevOps (Elective)

Continuing Education

  • Lean Startup for the Agile/Scrum Team
  • Introduction to Scrum
  • Intro to Agile DevOps

Work experience

SourceCell, Agile Coach, Trainer, & Developer
January 2004 - Present, Palo Alto, CA, US
Agile software coaching, training, and development. I help innovative teams keep the process simple and essential, and get on with thrilling customers. Spirit of help, service, collaboration, and innovation. I help entrepreneurs & investors evaluate & validate products and features, to optimize investment. Clients include:Leap Frog, venture companies, stealth startups, Industrial Logic, EZX, Schlumberger, Robert Bosch, Cisco, Calient, ThoughtWorks, PayPal, etc. Typical engagements involve coaching, training, and development, often with coaching on Agile project management & estimation, plus significant attention to Agile engineering practices, including Agile architecture, test-driven development, refactoring, continuous build, simple design, and design patterns. This work has also includes preparation of eLearning tools for Agile courses in software design patterns, and unit testing, test-driven development.

Brucker Nano (Was Veeco Instruments), Software Engineer (was Director)
August 1993 - August 2008, Santa Barbara, CA, US
Various software roles including Engineer, Manager, Director. Started promoting Agile methods in general and Scrum in particular in 2002. ScrumMaster & coach for team of 14 people. Plus on-going Agile evangelism, and advising and training on Agile engineering practices, including unit testing, system testing, continuous build, iterative design, design patterns, etc. Attended many Agile courses and conferences. Read widely on Agile topics.

 

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