Craeg Strong

Craeg Strong

CTO, Ariel Partners

Ariel Partners CTO.
Craeg Strong is the CTO of Ariel Partners and currently working with the NYC Department of Homeless Services. He has 25 years of experience in information technology, and owns a small consulting business based in New York City and Washington DC. Mr. Strong leverages his experience as a hands-on software architect, trainer and agile coach to help remove the barriers that prevent organizations from adopting new technologies– such as cloud. Most recently, Mr. Strong led a successful transformation of a major FBI Criminal justice program from a traditional waterfall lifecycle and manual intensive processes to lighter weight agile processes and full DevOps automation. Mr. Strong is a frequent conference speaker at Agile conferences and Meetups on topics such as Organizational transformation, legacy modernization, DevOps automation, and test automation. Mr. Strong teaches classes on Cucumber and SpecFlow automation tools for Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) and systems thinking and agile problem solving using Lean Kanban.

Seeing the Big (Scrum) Picture with Portfolio Kanban

All of your teams have captured their backlog and are running their Sprints (Scrum) or continuous-flow (Kanban) process. Great! There is only one problem. How can management see at a glance what is going on in each effort? • How do we know if each effort is “on track,” stuck, or in trouble? • How […]

Track 2: Agile Lean Transformations
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