Zuzana Sochova has over 14 years of commercial experience in IT, beginning as a software designer/engineer and moving up into project management, program management, and into executive management at a company that provides SW services for international customers (USA, Germany, Austria, Great Britain, …) that are operating in mission critical and life critical sectors – i.e. air traffic control management systems, extensive healthcare applications, and public safety systems.
She started with her specialization in Agile and Scrum back in 2005, where she was involved in implementing the Agile methods at Medtronic, USA. From that time, she was responsible for Agile transformation and implementation of Agile and Scrum to many companies and teams.
She works as Agile coach, counsellor, consultant and trainer for both large and small organizations. As an Agile expert, she is sought after as a regular speaker at Agile international conferences. She is also a founder of the Agile Association (AgilniAsociace, agilniasociace.cz) Czech Republic, organizing the Agile Czech community and annual Agile Prague Conference (agileprague.com).
Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Trainer, Professional Speaker
“I help companies and individuals to be more successful”
Teaching teams and their leaders on adopting Lean, Agile & Scrum mindset.
Providing strategic and executive consulting to help, plan and execute enterprise Agile roll-outs and transformations. Experienced in scaling Scrum with LeSS framework, running multi-site and distributed development with Scrum.
Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) leading Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), and Certified Agile Leadership (CAL) classes.
Coaching is focused on practical implementation either on the first pilot or the whole organization. I work with Leaders, ScrumMasters, Product Owners, and teams on regular basis and help them to embrace Agile and Scrum mindset and implement the right mix of Agile practices.
Energize audience with inspiring talks, workshops, and keynotes. Challenge the status quo and provide different points of view.
Member of the Board of Directors.
Agile Association open platform for sharing experiences with agile methods.
Open agile meetings, workshops, trainings.
Book about Excellence with Scrum - it shows you how to become a Great ScrumMaster.
Learn how to build more effective teams, manage change in Agile environments, and take full advantage of the immensely powerful ScrumMaster toolbox. Each concept is practical with proven examples that show how to move from idea to successful execution.
The book is published by Addison-Wesley Professional - Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn).
Travel blogs based on my personal experiences, photos from all around the world.