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LEARN: Learn the principles & practices shared by multiple innovation frameworks. For example, Scrum is the most-used Agile framework. We offer training leading to the certifications of CSM, CSPO, CSD & more.) We also offer advanced topics for teams, scaling, org structure, tech practices, & more. 4000+ people trained.
ASSESS APPLY ACCELERATE: We'll help assess the challenges & opportunities in your organization. We'll help your teams integrate innovation principles & practices. Newer teams benefit from a mix of consulting & coaching. As teams mature, we shift to coaching teams to accelerate, solve bigger challenges, and evolve a culture of continual learning & improvement.
Leverage your team's expertise with extra engineering help and Agile engineering practices. We've developed software for nanotechnology instrumentation, space photovoltaics, sustainability-related innovations, and more. We're pragmatic, Agile, biased towards action & innovation. We offer extra Agile engineering practices to help your teams move faster. Extra experience in HW/SW systems.
Training attendees are saying, "...joyful...", "... engaged, valuable, & actionable...", "...priceless...", "...wonderful experience...", "...expert and deep caring...", ".. one of the best trainers I've encountered...", "...interactive & inclusive...", "...I got the job!..."
Coaching clients are saying, "A masterful coach, consultant and idea generator, he has helped me apply the principles of Agile, Design Thinking and Lean Startup ...", "Kelley is a master facilitator and coach...", "...wonderful coach and mentor..."
We know that Agile etc is not the goal. Innovation frameworks are just tools to reach your bigger goals. Innovation can be both hard and easy. We'll help you evolve your own specific processes, and make pragmatic progress towards your goals.
We'll help you work in faster cycles of plan-do-learn. We'll help your teams focus on the deeper innovation principles, so improvements are deep, broad, & long-term. We use a balance of assessment, team consulting, training, & coaching.
Bringing 20+ years of Agile experience, plus patience & empathy, to help you grow a culture of ongoing innovation. Emphasis on key principles & progress. Humbled by years of Agile wins & challenges. Pragmatic vs dogmatic. Extra experience in Agile engineering practices (XP), Lean Startup, & Design Thinking. HW/SW systems. Certified Scrum Trainer (CST).650-485-1203
"The only way to win is to learn faster than anyone else." -- Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup