Tamsen Mitchell

Accomplished Agile Coach, Technical Project and Program Manager with over 15 years experience in the software industry. Launched and facilitated Agile transformation in 3 companies and coached multiple teams on Agile software development.I am passionate about continuous improvement, and how to facilitate that curiosity in others. I specialize in crafting learning and development programs that maximize retention and engagement in the participants.TRAILBLAZING: Broad expertise in 2nd generation agile methodologies with a passion for cutting edge continuous improvement. POISED: Articulate, thorough, and confident under pressure across a wide spectrum of audiences. QUICK THINKING: Creative, nimble, and able to rapidly analyze and resolve issues. PERCEPTIVE: Streamlined, strengthened, and sustained organizational operations.I have a range of both methodology and agility based certifications and strive to broaden my knowledge of both being agile, and different processes and frameworks that can be tailored.I started with early training under Mike Cohn and continued with Jeff Sutherland (2007), one of the fathers of Scrum methodology.I was one of the first 1,000 people worldwide certified on the practical applications of Agile in software development (PMI-ACP and Scrum Alliance CSP qualifications in 2012).I haven't just sat through a CSM course for 2 days, I have certification in advanced practical application in a range of agile lean methodologies.I am also a certified PMP, and I strongly believe that this breadth of experience gives me more tricks up my sleeves to appropriately tailor team management styles.If you believe in such things: I am INTJ; C on the DIsC model; I can identify all of the 6 thinking hats; 1 Learner, 2 Intellection, 3 Input, 4 Activator, 5 Connectedness​.And now, for the alphabet soup:- CSP, ICA ACC, ICA ATF, ICA ICP, SCPM, PMI-ACP, CSM, SPC, TBR - CT (Certified Trainer "Training from the BACK of the Room!" by Sharon Bowman), and lastly a PMP B.Arch