In the last 17 years, Gil has supported almost 100 large and small, private- and public-sector organizations along their Agile journeys. Seeking transformations, makeovers, or improvements, these clients have relied on his pragmatic, modern, and respectful guidance for customizing Agile in their contexts. Previously, Gil worked as a development manager, team leader, and programmer for many years, successfully applying Agile methods since 2001. He has served as a regular writer for the prestigious magazine projectmanagement.com (a PMI publication) and as a three-time track chair for the Agile 20xx series of conferences. He regularly gives keynotes and interactive talks at various conferences worldwide.
Throughout his career, Gil has focused on human characteristics that prevent positive outcomes in teams. These include limiting habits, fear of change, outdated beliefs, and blind spots. In helping teams overcome these factors, he supports them in reaching ever higher levels of performance, confidence, and accomplishment. In 2012, he published The Human Side of Agile, the definitive guide to leading Agile teams. In 2015, he published The Agile Mind-Set, helping practitioners and leaders alike master the Agile approach and make their ways of working truly effective. His latest book, Agile for Non-Software Teams, helps extend Agile transformations to non-technical teams.
Gil provides training, coaching, consulting, facilitation services, and enablement programs to establish Agile ways of working, fix lackluster Agile attempts, and support ongoing Agile improvement efforts. In addition, he offers much-needed services to help managers, Scrum Masters, and team leaders grow as servant leaders. He is in high demand by organizations looking to fully realize Agile’s potential. See his current offerings at 3PVantage.com/services.
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