Mike is an award winning project manager focussed on delivering exceptional results. In addition to executing projects, Mike trains project managers and is a successful project management author. He is a contributor to the PMBOK Guide V3-v6. Co-wrote the Software Extension to the PMBOK Guide and is currently chair of the PMI Agile Practice Guide publication. He also helped create the PMI-ACP certification and wrote RMC’s PMI-ACP Exam Prep text book.He has been involved in agile methods since 1994 when he helped create the agile method DSDM (Dynamic Systems Development Method). Mike served on the board of the Agile Alliance and the Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN). He presents at agile and PM conferences worldwide and writes on Agile Project Management for a number of publications including: Cutter Consortium, www.ProjectManagement.com and www.LeadingAnswers.com. Mike’s focus on agile is very practical, bringing real business benefits in incremental steps via hybrid approaches.