JC Agile Consulting was born out of a passion for bringing to light the positive possibilities of Agile methodologies. Dedicated to helping people around the world find a better way of working, JC Agile is committed to helping organizations find a place to start improving their processes and then retain momentum through learning by doing.
Julie Chickering, the brains and brawn behind JC Agile Consulting, believes that Lean and Agile practices are packed with potential — to enable positive culture change, business agility, and breakthrough results. She has a strong track record of helping organizations of all sizes in various industries successfully execute Lean and Agile transformations. Julie brings personal, real-world experience to every training and coaching engagement, working with people at all levels — executive, program, and team — to adopt and roll out realistic Agile strategies organization-wide.
Julie's clients repeatedly appreciate her pragmatic approach, strong collaboration skills, and smart sense of humor to guide them along their Agile journeys. She has the proven ability to transfer job knowledge and skills to all levels, consistently coaching teams and organizations through the challenging transition from waterfall to Agile practices. Julie Chickering has been described as the Mary Poppins of Agile, dropping in with her seemingly bottomless bag of Agile tools and making magic happen when clients need her most.
Julie Chickering is a founding member of The Agile Cooperative, a past president and board member of the Agile Project Management Network (APLN), a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Certified Scaled Agile Program Consultant (SAFe SPC), and PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), as well as a traditional Project Management Professional (PMP). Prior to the inception of JC Agile Consulting, Julie spent 9 years as an Agilist with CA Technologies (formerly Rally Software), as well as being an internal coach at Travelocity.
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