Ellen Grove

Ellen Grove

Agile Coach and Trainer, Agile Partnership

Ellen Grove is a business agility coach, trainer, and organizational change agent with Agile Partnership. Based in Ottawa, Canada, Ellen works with organizations of all sizes in Canada and abroad to help them put Agile thinking and practice into action throughout the organization. Working with all levels from the C-suite to the delivery teams, Ellen favours experiential approaches for getting people to talk with each other about the things that really matter so that they can do great work together. Ellen organizes Agile events locally and internationally (most recently Business Agility Conference 2017 in NYC) and she presents frequently at Agile conferences around the world. Ellen is a director of the Agile Alliance, an international non-profit association which serves the Agile software development community.

Becoming Agile & turning “how” into “why”

Breakout stage 1

When IT was precious and expensive, we designed things through detailed specifications, and took years to build and deploy them. This paradigm won’t stand; Waterfall methodologies and multi-year delivery lead to overbuilt services and products that are obsolete the day they’re launched. Startups today rely on incremental change, agile development, Lean Startup approaches, and more. […]