The demand for agile method consultancy seems to be growing. I’ve secured two new clients during the last two weeks: one in Stevenage, UK and the other one in Munich, Germany.
This week I’m with the UK client, doing a Scrum Quick Start. Last week I introduced agile to some of the key stakeholders. Today, I’ve taught Scrum to the project team (two sessions of about 15 people each, with a mixture of business and developers). Definitely a good bunch of people and I think that they have an excellent chance of making this a success.
Tomorrow, I’ll be facilitating their first Sprint planning meetings and on Wednesday the teams will be starting their first Sprint. A Scrum of Scrums approach will be used to help coordinate the activities of the four Scrum teams. I’ll be supporting the teams with regular visits over the next few weeks. It should be an interesting engagement.
I’m also gearing up for my Munich engagement. Over several months I’ll be helping a household name select a pilot project and then transition to agile (again Scrum based).