Ali Z.

Ali Z.

Agile Coach and Scrum Master

Gurugram , India

Experience: 10 Years

Ali

Gurugram , India

Agile Coach and Scrum Master

34285.7 USD / Year

  • Immediate: Available

10 Years

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About Me

An evangelist of Agile/ Scrum principles with more than 10 years of professional experience, a seasoned Scrum Master and Agile Coach, with a proven track record of developing agile self-sustaining models and facilitating large scale Ag...

Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Lean and Agile software development, SCRUM, KANBAN, SAFe, XP, Spotify, NEXUS, Agile Project Management, Enterprise Agile Coach, Agile Transformation

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Portfolio Projects

Agile Transformation for Novo Nordisk - SAFe implementation

Company

Agile Transformation for Novo Nordisk - SAFe implementation

Description

  • Lead Enterprise Agile transformation for E&Y client Novo Nordisk, helping them transition efficiently from Waterfall to Agile methodologies.
  • Worked with the global transformation office and coached India teams (GSC) in successful adoption of SAFe framework, helped create transformation roadmaps, set up run ARTs and create a culture of relentless improvement.
  • Helped set up India Agile COE in Novo Nordisk, by training people and creating extensive Agile training materials.
  • Provided more than 80 hours of classroom training to Novo Nordisk associates on Agile, Scrum and SAFe.

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Tools

azure devops

AGile Transformation - UBS

Company

AGile Transformation - UBS

Description

  • Led the Agile transformation of the Development teams across the account (comprising more than 80 tech associates) by training, educating, coaching teams on Agile and Scrum, performing the roles of ScrumMaster and Agile Coach
  • Improved the average team productivity (Velocity) of all teams in the account by 42% over one year
  • Facilitated backlog grooming, sprint planning, daily scrums, retrospectives, and increment demonstrations.
  • Protected development team from outside distractions, impediments or team conflicts, and maintain focus on product backlog and project timeline.
  • Collaborated proactively with product owner in backlog management and continuous delivery of features.
  • Educated and reinforced Agile principles and SCRUM framework continually to the teams and organization, and guided the teams towards Agile maturity
  • Managed all phases of project development and implementation by ensuring that business deliverable are completely satisfied, on time and within budget. Overall responsibility to deliver technical solutions to business problems/ regulatory compliance within scope, budget, schedule and quality constraints while providing leadership to the team.
  • Facilitate successful Release of Code from Engineering to Production by proactively & re-actively working with Executives, Product Management, Development, QA and Operations.

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Bank of America - AGile Adoption

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Bank of America - AGile Adoption

Description

  • Facilitated scrum ceremonies and provided servant leadership services to the team, educating them on scrum framework and inculcated agile values
  • Coordinated with stakeholders, prepared implementation plans and managed deployments.
  • Implemented Lean improvements throughout Release Management.
  • Partnered effectively with outside vendors, technology, and the business to manage risk and minimize solution impact.
  • Negotiated Release issues and schedules with internal customers and reported status to Executives
  • Led cross-functional team to support each Release project plan and post Release/Change review

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Tools

Rally

SHL - Agile Adoption

Company

SHL - Agile Adoption

Description

        

• Facilitate Agile Adoption in the Digital and Technology department of SHL by training, mentoring, coaching and facilitating teams on Agile values and principles, Scrum and Spotify frameworks

• Coach and Mentor a team of Scrum Masters, helping them develop as change agents

• Perform Servant Leadership for the squads.

• Mentor and Coach Product Owners and Leads.

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Tools

JIRA