LONDON, INDIANAPOLIS, Mar. 26, 2010 – RippleRock recently recruited industry veteran trainer and Agile Coach Rod Claar. Rod is an internationally recognized leader in the area of software development. His special focus is on large teams and projects to increase the velocity of software development through coaching, training, and consulting. He has spent considerable time in the classroom training on Design Patterns, Test Driven Development, Scrum, and Agile Methodologies. Not only does Rod speak to all levels of an organization effectively, he also spans many technologies in the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) space to take advantage of software tools to increase visibility and productivity of teams. By combining methodologies and tools along with world-class training, Rod is a powerhouse of experience and wisdom. His witty sense of humor and gaming theory is also a pleasure to work with. “Rod’s passion, caliber and experience are a huge asset to our team, really strengthening our hand for our mission of enabling better software. I am absolutely delighted to be working with Rod!” said Founder Colin Bird. The Company along with partner Microsoft® are assisting customers with services ranging from training to technical implementation of best practices to reduce cost and improve quality.
RippleRock formed in 2009 with the mission to assist customers drive dramatic improvements in their software development capability. The Company applies expertise across the full lifecycle; facilitating organizational transformation to enable Agile practices, all the way down to improving engineering practices within the teams.
The team at RippleRock has a strong track record in the Agile space, coming together from various organizations in the industry to bring together a new company unheard of in the Agile consulting space. As a specialist in this area, the Company also offers access to the most experienced Agile coaches, trainers and consultants with a particular mix of skills required to work with people, process, organizations and tools.
RippleRock has bases of operation in the UK and US and travel to Europe and India as part of engagements.