Dingshan Li is an experienced Agile coach with 8+ years hands-on experiences as well as more than 15 years experiences in IT industry. Since he moved to Australia, he has worked in different Sydney based companies as Agile coach and helped them to have successful Agile transformation.
Dingshan has good coaching and facilitation skills and take pride in being able to help the organization to make changes with self-awareness. He has worked with senior management levels in organizations to set up Agile transformation strategies and worked with different teams on daily base to coach and train them in their Agile practices.
In his most recent role, as an Agile coach, he is working in one of Australia's big 4 banks, to help the organization to transform from traditional way to new way aligned with Agile and Lean values and principles and so to increase business agility. Through challenging the existing system and introducing different proper Agile practices, he helped the organization to establish more transparent environment to encourage more collaboration between IT and business what enabled them to deliver values earlier. He also helped the organization to set up more innovative culture through introducing Design Thinking and Lean Startup principles and practices. And most important, He helped people to change their mindset and embrace the value of Agile.
Dingshan has a deep understanding of the Agile values and believes in using the guiding principles of Respect for People and Continuous Improvement as key factors for success. He also has good practical experience with various Agile methods and practices such as Scrum, XP, LeSS, Behaviour Driven Development, Test Driven Development, Continuous Delivery and etc.
At the same time, Dingshan is an active contributor to the Agile community and contributed to Agile community establishment in China, and engaged in communities' activities, like Agiletour and Scrum Gathering as speaker and contributor.
Infosys, Project Manager
January 2005 - Present, Shanghai, China
Joined Infosys Shanghai DC as project manager and promoted as senior project manager about 1 year later. The major responsibilities were to lead the project team to deliver the project to the customer on time. The customer served included some global companies in retail industry. One of the project used to be the best project of Infosys China.
Autodesk, ScrumMaster, Agile coach
January 2008 - Present, Shanghai, ---, China
Joined Autodesk Shanghai R&D center as project manager role and actually play the ScrumMaster role in the team. Right now, I am the internal Agile coach to help different teams to adopt Agile Scrum. Till now, I have worked with about 7 teams and help them to practice Agile principles and Scrum framework and achieved pretty good results.
The detail work experiences are bellow
1. From Mar 21 2008 to Jun 27 2008, worked with CFM team as ScrumMaster
2. From Mar 27 2008 to Dec 4 2008, worked with Civil 3D team as ScrumMaster and Scrum coach
3. From Sep 28 2008 to Dec 19 2008, worked with CPM team as ScrumMaster
4. From Sep 12 2008 to Feb 26 2008, worked with Section team as Scrum coach
5. From Mar 24 2009 to Mar 12 2010, worked with TestFramework team as ScrumMaster
6. From Jun 22 2009 to May 15 2009, worked with C13N team as Scrum coach
7. From Apr 13 2011 to Jan 30 2012, worked with RME team as Scrum coach
8. From Apr 13 2012 to Now, worked with Stair & railing team as Scrum coach
Also I am the internal Agile Scrum trainer and have delivered several times training about Scrum and received good feedback and became the top instructor in our organization in 2011.
Articles I've written
How PD works in Agile team
PD (Product designer) is very important role in software development. They will provide detail requirements specification and business workflow, UI workflow. In traditional software development process, PD will prepare the detail requirement de...