About Lyssa

Lyssa Adkins

Since 2004, I have taught Scrum and Agile Coaching to well over a thousand students, coached many agile teams, and served as master coach to scores of apprentice coaches. In both one-on-one settings and small groups, I enjoy a front-row seat as remarkable agile coaches emerge and go on to entice the very best from the teams and organizations they coach. Prior to agile, I had more than fifteen years of expertise leading project teams and groups of project managers (I was even a PMO Director — twice!), yet nothing prepared me for the power of agile done simply and well.

I believe that agile is more than an alternate project management methodology and I am passionate about deepening the roles in agile – specifically agile coach and agile manager – to help agile move into its fullest expression.

I hold an alphabet soup of certifications: Certified Scrum Coach (CSC), Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Project Management Professional (PMP), Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB) and Organization and Relationship Systems Certified Coach (ORSCC).  I am also a trained Co-Active Coach and Leader.

In 2010, I authored Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition.

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Agilewire » Blog Archive
June 3, 2010 at 2:28 pm
March 24 Meeting: Lyssa Adkins on WHAT IS AN AGILE COACH REALLY? (Meeting Venue: MICROSOFT WALTHAM, 6:30PM) - Agile Unleashed
June 3, 2010 at 5:01 pm
Scrum Beyond Software « Agile Anarchy
August 8, 2010 at 5:10 pm
Silent Coaching with Lyssa Adkins |KanRum
August 31, 2010 at 11:03 am
Reasons to Love Agile | The Agile Scout *Alpha
October 19, 2010 at 1:22 pm
Training Calendar
February 16, 2011 at 2:23 pm
Teams and Trusting Like a Fool « Twingle
April 4, 2011 at 12:42 pm
Shared Vision | Yves Hanoulle
May 14, 2011 at 5:54 pm
shinsato.com » Blog Archive » Coach, Coach Thyself
June 21, 2011 at 2:24 am
March 24, 2010 Meeting: Lyssa Adkins on WHAT IS AN AGILE COACH REALLY? (Meeting Venue: MICROSOFT WALTHAM, 6:30PM) - New Technology Solutions, INC.
August 5, 2011 at 9:28 am
August 5, 2011 at 11:20 am
March 14, 2011 – The Profession of Agile Coaching: How do we develop, grow and acknowledge great Agile Coaches? - New Technology Solutions, INC.
August 5, 2011 at 12:16 pm
Building Better Software › Getting Agile Right
November 5, 2011 at 10:19 am
The Agile Thursday Quiz: the agile manifesto | Yves Hanoulle
January 5, 2012 at 9:41 am
Who is Lyssa Adkins | Yves Hanoulle
January 24, 2012 at 1:33 pm
Looking for Agile Training? | Adnan's Blog
April 19, 2012 at 5:24 am
Coaching Agile Teams | Delivering Value through Process Solutions
June 6, 2012 at 8:22 am
Transform Your Culture By Not Having One | Radoration
August 5, 2012 at 5:40 pm
Who is Guy Nachimson | Yves Hanoulle
October 23, 2012 at 4:40 pm
Coaching și comunicarea nonviolentă | Cornel Fătulescu
July 30, 2014 at 2:46 am
Lyssa Adkins & Michael Spayd Bring Coaching Agile Teams 3.0 to San Diego! | Scrum Day San Diego
May 18, 2015 at 1:44 pm

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