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Darcy Kruse, Lean & Agile Trainer & Coach, CSM, CSPO, SPC, SPC4

Darcy Kruse, Lean & Agile Trainer & Coach at Intel. Agile & Lean Coach as part of a small group of engineers 100% dedicated to Intel's 4500-employee product development organization's agile & lean transformation. She helped design & implement her organization's 3000+ person implementation of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Directly responsible as a coach to 450 people at Intel's Folsom site, Release Train Engineer for two trains with ~20 scrum teams each across multiple geos, launched multiple agile release trains, mentor to newer Release Train Engineers, and Scrum Master for several teams using Rally & TFS Led Kaizen events, Value Stream Mapping sessions, and mentored A3s and problem solving Trained and developed training material and leader standard work for management and leadership on Intel's implementation of Scrum, SAFe, standardization, structured problem solving, & mentoring problem solving. Educated over 1000 people across multiple organizations on Intro to Lean, A3 Problem Solving, Intro to Scrum, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, Mentoring Problem Solving, and role-targeted training for Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Team Members, and Managers. Helped develop standards for Intel's 30 agile release trains' Scrum Master Working Groups and Product Owner Working Groups, scrum cadence alignment for scrum teams with handoffs and customer-supplier relationships, and specs to standardize those handoffs and technical recurring work that teams on the trains perform each sprint. MS Physics. BS Physics & Math

"Excellent introduction to Scrum. Lively & engaging instructors. Very knowledgable. Having Darcy was a plus. She brought real world examples in each topic. Excellent instructors." -- Mark, CSM, Sacramento, CA

"An in-depth review of Scrum but not overwhelming. Great additional real-world examples from Darcy." -- Dan, CSM, Sacramento, CA




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