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Michael Vizdos

Vizdos Enterprises, LLC

The author of, Michael Vizdos travels internationally working with clients to improve delivery of products to their customers using Scrum and other agile techniques. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer with more than twenty years of experience in all facets of software development and product delivery. Michael is active in the lean startup community, coauthored (with Scott Ambler) The Enterprise Unified Process, and speaks at user groups and conferences about these topics—and more! One of his current projects can be found at Read more about Michael at, contact him at [email protected], or follow his daily exploits on Twitter @mvizdos.

Speaker Presentations
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 1:00pm
Half-day Tutorials
Solving Real Problems through Collaborative Innovation Games®

Are you having trouble getting people in your organization to agree on a path forward? Is collaboration sometimes more like a contest to see who can yell the loudest? Is it difficult to get customers to give you the information you need to create a product charter or unambiguous requirements? Achieving meaningful collaboration with a diverse group of people can be very difficult. Bob Hartman and Michael Vizdos shares their experiences with Innovation Games®, collaboration exercises that dramatically improve the way people work together.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 2:15pm
Agile Leadership
Agile Success with Scrum: It’s All about the People

Is it possible to be doing everything Scrum says to do and still fail horribly? Unfortunately, the answer is yes—and teams do it every day. To many, Scrum means concentrating on the meetings and artifacts, and making sure the roles all do their jobs. Bob Hartman and Michael Vizdos explore why success with Scrum means understanding the people who do the work and giving them the tools and environment to do their best in a meaningful way.