Nate Conroy

Nate Conroy

Agile Quality Team Lead, USCIS

Nate Conroy is an agile practitioner, coach and instructor, with a focus building and working with teams to continuously learn, adapt, and deliver valuable software to customers. He brings a mature perspective on system development life cycles, informed by a computer science education and 19 years in Information Technology, including user support specialist, developer, technical lead, technical project manager, and agile coach.
As a technical generalist and leader, Mr. Conroy bridges gaps between business customers, managers, and development teams. He is now focused on harnessing agile principles from Scrum and Kanban, in addition to DevOps and systems thinking to maximize adaptability for customers, and deliver better ROI to executive sponsors. He accomplishes this by providing transparency and time/cost control for managers, enable satisfying and productive work for developers, and expediently get the most useful software possible in front of users.
Expertise: Agile Transformation, Agile Coaching, Kanban, Scrum, Software Quality, Software Measurement, Technical Leadership

A Federal Path to Agility: The USCIS Story of Evolutionary Change

Agility in a federal environment can have its own unique challenges. USCIS has taken incremental steps over 6 years to evolve their software development process to support continuous value delivery. This session will give you the chance to learn more about the path USCIS OIT has taken. We will address gate reviews, documentation requirements, communication […]

Track 4: Agile Lean In Government