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Melissa Dade

  

Location: Asheville, NC


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Credentials

Biography

Melissa Dade has over 19 years of delivering value-added business solutions. She is passionate about utilizing her program/project management skill set, including Agile methodologies, scheduling, risk, process control, operations management and process improvement in an efficient and effective manner. Melissa demonstrates an ability to drive issues to closure within time and budget goals while building strong relationships. Additionally, her communication and leadership capabilities shine in a diverse, matrix work environment.

Work experience

Lash Group for Principle Solutions, Agile Coach
November 2015 - Present, Charlotte, NC, United States
Responsible for assisting the Client Delivery teams transition to an agile environment. Providing training to the agile teams, Scrum Masters and Product Owners. • Agile coach across Product Development organization, defining standards and processes • Manage Agile based software development lifecycle of revenue generating products • Track, manage and communicate sprint and release progress and team velocity • Ensure that the team is following core Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, visibility and accountability • Continuously improve the development process by getting feedback and addressing areas of improvement

Blackboard, Sr ScrumMaster & Agile Coach
August 2012 - September 2015, Chicago, IL, United States
Senior Agile Program Manager/Senior Scrum Master Responsible for all product release communications within the corporation, utilizing Agile Development Process Methodology established within the Product development structure. • Agile coach across Product Development organization, defining standards and processes • Manage Agile based software development lifecycle of revenue generating web based products • Drive effective communication across multiple groups within the business • Collaborate with product manager to drive release and sprint scope and prioritization within a sprint and release • Track, manage and communicate sprint and release progress and team velocity • Ensure that the team is following core Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, visibility and accountability • Continuously improve the development process by getting feedback and addressing areas of improvement • Assist with product backlog • Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition • Management of Quality Assurance Team and Gradebooks Development Team

 

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