Glen is a Principal of Scott Ambler + Associates.
He is a thirty-year plus software industry veteran who has spent his career building and leading Iterative and Agile development teams; both teams that were co-located and teams spread across the globe. Glen has worked beside thought-leaders in the industry including the likes of Dave Thomas, Brian Barry, Ivar Jacobson in the early 80’s, and later Ward Cunningham, contributing to the development of effective Iterative development methodologies.
A results-oriented, skilled professional with proven success, Glen continues to collaborate with clients to formulate innovate solutions to problems, and facilitate overall project and corporate success.
With 35+ Years in the IT Industry, Rod has extensive success implementing enterprise software projects in a wide variety of domains. He has built and led Iterative and Agile cross-functional, self-organizing teams – both co-located and geographically dispersed – for complex software projects. Rod has been a Trainer, Mentor, Facilitator and Coach for teams interested in improving their processes to deliver solutions more effectively.
Rod has been in the trenches. He has filled the roles of Senior Developer, Team Lead, Architect, Trainer, Project Manager and IT Manager during more than three decades of successful Design, Construction and Implementation of enterprise systems. He has technical expertise in object-oriented analysis and design, polyglot programming and a wide range of modeling techniques.
Rod’s expertise in Management and Process comes from his deep experience with: Project Management; Process Reengineering; Team Development – all in the context of Iterative, Agile and Lean methodologies.
With 15+ years of experience in software development, Kristen is an agile coach helping to guide project teams and organizations through the path of agile
transformation and adoption. Kristen is well versed with the realities of working with geographically distributed teams and organizational complexities bolstered by her experience filling roles such as Team Lead, Architecture Owner, Product Owner and Trainer.
Kristen is recognized as a trusted and enthusiastic generalizing specialist by employers and project teams. That trust is earned by valuing frequent and
honest communication, believing in continuous improvement and possessing an unwavering commitment to maintaining superior quality in both the business process and the technical process.
Bjorn is a technical leader with extensive experience in helping agile software teams becoming comfortable and effective with their new ways of working. A software engineer with over 25 years of software industry experience, he has helped teams and organizations in their process transformation through coaching, mentoring and training. With vast experience of the core software engineering areas, including software architecture, OOA/D with UML, Java development, requirements management (use cases and user stories), TDD, ATDD, and project management, he works hands-on with teams to give them their best learning experience. Besides his focus on software process improvement Bjorn is still actively developing Java software.