GOTO Berlin is a vendor independent international software development conference with more that 60 top speaker and 400 attendees. The conference cover topics such as Java, Open Source, Agile, Architecture, Design, Web, Cloud, New Languages and Processes.

Presentation: "Turning Product Management Upside-down"

Track: Beyond Agile / Time: Friday 13:20 - 14:10 / Location: Paris

Rachel Davies, Author of the first book on "Agile Coaching"

Rachel Davies

Biography: Rachel Davies

Rachel is co-author of the first “Agile Coaching” book and the UK’s leading expert in coaching agile teams.

Rachel has over 20 years experience in software development in a variety of roles from software developer to manager, and has supported 50+ agile transitions over the last decade working with many well-known companies including Agresso, BBC, Egg, Nokia, Screwfix, and uSwitch. Her work regularly involves working with business stakeholders and senior management to understand driving concerns and collaboratively design a custom Agile lifecycle that fits the company culture.

Serving on the board of directors of non-profit US based Agile Alliance for 7 years, Rachel has worked alongside industry thoughtleaders, such as Mike Cohn, Mary Poppendieck, and Ken Schwaber.

Internationally recognized and presenting at industry conferences worldwide, Rachel has worked as an agile practitioner since 2000 and utilizes a range of agile methods including XP, SCRUM, Lean/Kanban, and DSDM.

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