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Steve Wood

  

Project Manager, PBES

Location: Vancouver, Canada


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Credentials


Groups I belong to

South Africa

Biography

Steve Wood

I have over 15 years experience in the technology sector and specialise in identifying business value and leading technical teams in complex and fast changing environments.

With a strong background in technical project management I have worked with all aspects of the SDLC and collaborated effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.

I believe in using the right tool for the job and that enjoyment is an important part of productivity. 

Team motivation and excellence are of particular interest to me.

Skills include: Agile Development and Management Methodologies, SCRUM, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Kanban, Extreme Programming, User Stories, Development Team Leadership and Management, Collaborative Management, Effective Team Dynamics, Change Management, Problem Solving.

I am an organiser of the Durban Agile User Group (http://www.meetup.com/Durban-Agile-User-Group-Meetup/)

 

Work experience

SA Home Loans, Software Development Manager
April 2012 - Present, Durban, ZA

Software Development Team Manager

SA Home Loans, IT Project Manager
April 2007 - April 2012, Durban, ZA

IT Project Manager

Computers and Programs Africa, Consultant
November 2003 - April 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
Computers and Programs (CAP) Africa was a small consultancy that specialised in utility billing systems. My work as a consultant at CAP Africa including working in South Africa, Tanzania and Malawi .

Euler Hermes, Project Manager
August 2001 - October 2003, London, United Kingdom
I worked primarily on infrastructure projects in a project manager role at Euler.

London Energy (now EDF Energy), Project Leader
February 2000 - March 2001, London, United Kingdom
Worked as a project leader running infrastructure projects at LE. Graduated from previous role as a LAN Administrator.

London Energy (now EDF Energy), LAN Administrator
October 1997 - January 2000, London, United Kingdom
LAN Administrator.

Articles I've written

What Can the Agilist Learn from David Moyes?
I'm not suggesting that I can offer any insight into what David Moyes could have done differently, but I . . . wonder whether the Agile practitioner could learn anything from his spectacular fall from grace.

 

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