in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Janet coaches
teams transitioning to an agile development
process. Her focus is working the business
users and testers to understand their
role in agile projects, although she
works with the whole team.
Her background in process improvement
helps her to introduce changes into
an organization. Changing the culture
is the hardest part of introducing
Consulting services include:
- Short-term sessions to assess
the team and make recommendations
- Short-term sessions that
allow time to assess the issues and
make recommendations, with follow-up
sessions to coach teams and monitor
- Longer term consulting sessions
that allow time to coach and gradually
introduce changes for long lasting
- Facilitate workshops to work on specific team needs. For example, identifying a test strategy, specification workshops or breaking up features into testable stories.
- Facilitate retrospectives (both process and project), helping to identify problems and possible solutions.