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  • Acquiring SEUs for CSP – and Agile Workshop Facilitation

    Many of our past students express an interest in the Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) qualification, and so recently we sent an email to them all providing  further information about requirements – some useful reference information in order to help them  acquire those illusive 70 Scrum Education Units (SEUs)  and  support  their  CSP application. A copy of the email is shared below. We  will  follow up this first email, in a series, with supplementary emails with additional advice so do get in touch if  you would like to be added to the mailing list (enquiries@agil8.com). We would  also like to recommend one of our upcoming courses which is eligible for Category B SEUs. Our Agile Workshop Facilitation course, taking place on 25-26 April, is one of two Scrum Alliance-approved Advanced Agile courses (the other being the Agile Analysis and Story Writing course) and, our April course coming up will be the last taught by our wonderfully experienced Agile trainer, coach and facilitator, Julia Godwin. We’ve worked with Julia for over 20 years now and she is a passionate Agilist with a wealth of experience. She will be retiring this year and so her course later this month will be her last […]

Vince Ryan

Vince Ryan is an agile consultant and trainer with a particular interest in Software Quality Assurance and a passion for providing teams with the necessary tools to get Quality into the delivery process as early as possible.  An Agile champion since 2003, Vince is an advocate of XP practices such as Test-driven development and Pair programming.

Vince has worked for a number of prestigious firms within the financial, digital media, telecommunications, retail and manufacturing sectors and recently spent 16 months providing agile coaching to the team which won the UK’s 2013 Agile Awards for “Best Agile Team”. Vince’s coaching took the team from a very traditional, waterfall-based delivery method to the successful adoption of an Agile approach using Scrum, Kanban and Scaled Agile Framework methods which enabled the teams to deliver simpler business solutions based on the priorities that are clearly understood by their stakeholders.

An inspirational and motivational leader, Vince has extensive experience of building and managing teams across the USA, UK, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Vince is a  Certified Scrum Master (CSM),  Certified SAFe Agilist (SA), Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) and  Leading SAFe trainer.

On days off Vince is a keen snowboarder and for most weekends during the winter season will be found on a mountain somewhere.