Services

I offer Agile coaching and training services combined in complete packages mainly for IT companies in Bulgaria (Sofia). Custom packages are also available depending on my client’s needs and requirements.

I. Agile and Scrum foundations - (seminar/workshop)
  • Agile / Scrum philosophy
  • Basics of Scrum
  • Benefits of Scrum
  • Scrum roles
  • How to write good user stories
  • Initial backlog creation & backlog grooming
  • Scrum ceremonies
  • Scrum artifacts
  • Agile metrics
  • Scrum estimation & planning poker
  • Scrum definition of ready & definition of done
  • Scrum retrospective
  • Agile / Scrum test
Duration: 10 hours over two days; (up to 15 participants)



II. Agile for newcomers
  • Support the management in adopting Agile philosophy and mindset
  • Meant to turn fresh team into Agile beast
  • No initial Agile/Scrum/Kanban/XP knowledge is necessary
  • One week coaching sessions and preparation (5 days / 2 hours each day)
  • Two sprints full support, training and coaching (4 weeks / 20 days / 2 hours each day)
Duration: 50 hours over 5 weeks



III. Agile for ‘agile teams’
  • Suitable for team already doing or trying Agile (of some kind)
  • Some knowledge in Agile/Scrum/Kanban/XP is prerequisite 
  • Two sprints full support, training and coaching (4 weeks / 20 days / 2 hours each day)
Total time: 40 hours over 4 weeks



IV. Agile for life (support long-term success)
  • Suitable for efficient Agile teams looking to maintain or even increase their efficiency and improve their workflow
  • AdHoc support, training and coaching (8 weeks / 24 days / 2 hours, 3 days a week)
Duration: 48 hours over 8 weeks



* Caveats
  • The assumption for all packages is that the provided training/coaching/support is for one team (3-9 people). Product owner and Scrum master are also included
  • Iteration length (sprint) is estimated to last 2 weeks (10 days). Different sprint length could be proposed/negotiated
  • Specific software or materials are not mandatory condition for the training sessions to be beneficial and for the team to do efficient Agile. If the client requires specific software or materials – they could be additionally included
  • No travelling costs are estimated (in case the company is located outside Sofia)

* Methodology & topics
I work onsite with the team/s using training / coaching sessions upfront or during real iterations, while the team/s deliver real features and products

The training / coaching sessions include but are not limited to:
  • Identifying client's culture and processes and elaborating ideas/plan on how to integrate efficiently Agile without causing huge disruptions
  • Understanding the Agile philosophy and mindset
  • The benefits of adopting Agile
  • Understanding and assigning the Scrum roles
  • Facilitating the Scrum ceremonies / sessions
  • Creating and updating the Scrum artifacts / documents
  • Using Agile / Scrum metrics. Estimation techniques
  • Adopting XP & Kanban best practices
  • Improving the morale and introducing self-organisation / self-management
  • Stakeholders and expectations management
  • SAFE - how to scale Agile effectively

I would be glad to help you and your teams in your Agile journey. Please set-up a free initial session by dropping me an e-mail using 

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