About Ankur Saxena:

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Ankur is a process improvement enthusiast at heart, with a strong penchant for continuous improvement. He has spent the last decade leading high performance teams, delivering scalable software projects, and providing technical solutions in a variety of industries including healthcare, retail, and education. While getting his Masters in Industrial Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison, he fell in love with the whole lean philosophy, and total quality management concepts. His passion for technology, and leading agile product development has put him on a mission to guide and mentor teams to maximize their potential, and implement lean and powerful processes to deliver high quality products.

Considered by many to be a guy with a gentle demeanor and a chirpy attitude, he is not afraid to reveal his crazy manga identity, and his Fūma Shuriken at the sight of a process bottleneck. His keen sense of observation and meticulous attention to detail gives him an uncanny ability to design solutions for many time critical problems.

Ankur is an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) with extensive experience in the entire application lifecycle management. His passion for leading, mentoring, and coaching agile teams, coupled with his results driven project management approach makes him a great asset to any organization.

Posts by Ankur Saxena:

2015
12
March

Why Agile Fails: the Transformation Conundrum – Part III

Today I will be wrapping up my three part discussion on why agile transformation may fail. Several factors play a role in determining the outcome of any agile transformation initiative, but in my opinion the three most important pillars of

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2015
05
March

Why Agile Fails: the Transformation Conundrum – Part II

Last Week I began a discussion into why agile transformation may fail. I will be continuing the discussion today. Often, we ignore the ominous signs that are screaming for change, and we continue to deliver inferior products or services, blaming

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2015
26
February

Why Agile Fails: the Transformation Conundrum – Part I

For any kind of transformation initiative to be successful, it is important that an organization realizes the need for change. Often times that need is self evident in our day-to-day workings. But sometimes there is only a lingering sense of

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