Pedro Gustavo Torres is a Agile Coach @ Sonae, in Porto, Portugal.
He has started doing / being agile since 2010. He’s an experienced Scrum Master and Agile Coach. He also has experience acting as a Scrum Product Owner. He’s passionate about scrum, agile and all the tools that can help teams deliver value to their customers. He has started his career as a developer but he had always an “appetite” for managing and facilitating teams and projects.
Sonae, Agile Coach
June 2015 - Present, Porto, PT
Agile Coach and ScrumMaster
Blip, Delivery Manager
April 2014 - June 2015, Porto, PT
Delivery Manager @ Blip
Farfetch, Scrum Master
October 2013 - April 2014, Porto, PT
Scrum Master of the eCommerce and UI teams.
BSkyB, Scrum Master
April 2013 - October 2013, London, GB
Scrum Master of the Rewards Team
Optimus, ScrumMaster / Scrum Product Owner
October 2008 - March 2013, Lisbon, PT
Project Manager. Also acted as ScrumMaster and Product Owner in different projects.
Articles I've written
What I Wish I'd Known During My First Scrum Sprints
Experience has taught me a number of tricks for effective use of Scrum within a team, which I'll share here.
Pair programming is probably the most famous practice of XP -- whether you are a fan or not. It reminds me of the Marmite food spread: You either love it or hate it. . . .
Agile and KPIs
Consider what the KPIs of Agile teams should be. I believe you have a choice between two categories . . .
Story Points Explained: The What, Why, and How
Here's a look at story points: what they are, how to use them, and how they relate to hours worked.
Is the Product Owner a Chicken?
My ideas about the well-known chicken-and-pig fable have changed dramatically since I first heard the story in 2010.