Author Archives for Iuliana Minza

Ari Tikka

December 9, 2015

Ari has an MSc in structural mechanics. From 1990 to 1996 he developed embedded real time systems for Metso and Nokia. Around 1997 he became full-time organizational therapist, co-leading a three-year cultural change program and delivering a 10 day training program for 150 program managers. Since 2006 he has contributed to Agile adoptions for Nokia... Read more

Greg Hutchings

July 30, 2015

Greg is an expert in new product development and organizational improvement, providing training, coaching and consulting. He is the founder of Amelior Services, and leads training and consulting practices. He can help you to lead change in your teams and organization with an emphasis on improving organizational design, strategy and leadership skills, as well as product... Read more

Ioana Ceausu

July 6, 2015

Ioana is a people and business growth enthusiast. She has been part of numerous projects and teams, most of which related to the IT sector, where she dedicated her time and knowledge to streamline growth issues: – Organizer of the ICUBE Technology Innovation Competition – Project Manager at Stagii pe Bune, an internship program for... Read more

Jeff Gothelf

May 25, 2015

Jeff is a designer, product strategist, team leader and author. He’s been teaching teams across the world to rave reviews. Jeff has been creating software products for over 15 years with companies like AOL, Fidelity, WebTrends & TheLadders. He is the author of Lean UX

Michael Kacprzak

May 6, 2015

Michael is an experienced trainer and also the founder of Switch2Agile and Agile coach at Babbel – Lesson Nine GmbH in Berlin. He gained his project management experience at IBM (Public Sector) and telecom industry. Michael gained his management, coaching and training experience with multiple teams, being involved in Agile transformations in large projects. He... Read more

Pierluigi Pugliese

March 23, 2015

Pierluigi Pugliese started hacking code so long ago that he cannot remember exactly when anymore. He worked many years in the mobile telecommunication business, both as programmer and as a team leader, providing software for several mobile phones of known brands. Currently he works as a consultant for software organisations and coach for individuals and... Read more

Johanna Rothman

November 21, 2014

Johanna Rothman helps you identify and solve the problems that prevent you from releasing systems, hiring the right people, deciding which project to work on next. She takes a pragmatic approach: what will work best for you, now? Some people call her a focuser. Some call her an accelerator. She’s big on action plans, short... Read more

Kirill Klimov

November 14, 2014

Kirill Klimov is a guide, coach, trainer using Agile, Lean principles and practices. Kirill’s main objective is to help companies with Agile transformations as a way of focusing on product development, increasing speed of product changes, improving staff involvement and process efficiency. In the past, Kirill was blessed to wear different hats – web applications... Read more

Patroklos Papapetrou

November 11, 2014

Patroklos Papapetrou is a software architect, addicted to software quality and an agile team leader with more than 15 years of experience in software development. He believes and invests in people and team spirit seeking quality excellence. He’s one of the authors of SonarQube in action and “The Art of Software Gardening” books and he’s... Read more

Marius Mailat

September 18, 2014

Marius Mailat is the founder and chief Android expert at Appsrise. He is an experienced Java developer who spent the majority of his career building large-scale Java applications for Xerox and Sabre Travel Network in Germany. Marius is the founder of the Romanian Android Community which has now around 5000 active members. He is an... Read more

Are functional languages common at Coderetreats?

July 18, 2014

When was the last time you spent a full day just to practice new ways of coding? Back in 2008 four guys met during a conference and tried to encourage more people to engage in deliberate practice. This is how the Coderetreat concept was born. Briefly, a Coderetreat consists of 5-7 programming sessions of 45 minutes. The main characteristic of these sessions is... Read more

Paul Ardeleanu

June 26, 2014

Paul Ardeleanu lives in London, UK, and works as an iOS and web tinker, trainer and mentor. He is specialist in data-driven mobile apps with an emphasis on prototyping, best practices and balance with agility. He started programming back when Fortran was cool and graduated with a PhD in Computational Physics from UCLan. Paul is... Read more

Mike Leber

June 25, 2014

Mike Leber, Management Consultant. Lean, Agile and Systemic Coach. Licensed Management 3.0 Facilitator. Scrum and Kanban Trainer. Mike focuses on the enablement of Learning Organizations based upon innovative environments, credible leadership and continuous improvement. His Management 3.0 courses around Austria and Germany are always inspiring and great learning experiences. In addition he co-facilitates his courses in Spain... Read more

Simon Roberts

June 25, 2014

Simon Roberts MBA is an experienced Scrum coach, mentor and trainer with a strong background in software engineering. He has actively applied Scrum since 2002 and lightweight/agile methods since the late 1990s. Simon specializes in introducing and coaching Scrum in traditional enterprises, particularly in the financial sector in the UK and Germany. He has particular expertise in Scrum enterprise transitions, scaling Scrum and integrating Scrum with IT governance frameworks. Simon is co-founder of... Read more

Second day of I T.A.K.E. Unconference 2014

June 11, 2014

 After the first intensive day of I T.A.K.E. Unconference the participants started the second one sharing briefly to each other their impressions and takeaways. Mozaic Works teddy bears supported them, being their pair right from the intro. All speakers presented briefly the next talks and workshops. Already used to five parallel tracks, the participants joined their preferred sessions. These were: True Software... Read more

First day of I T.A.K.E. Unconference 2014

June 3, 2014

I T.A.K.E. Unconference 2014 kicked off with the open Intro. The speakers briefly introduced their sessions in front of almost 200 participants. All the participants attended Michael Feathers‘ keynote who talked about the influence of organization on code structure and evolution. His experience shows that the composition of teams and the structure of the organization around them often has... Read more