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The Software Process and Measurement Cast 368 features our interview with Pedro Serrador. We discussed his research, paper, and presentation titled “Does Agile Work?” Pedro lays out his research on whether and not Agile really works.

Pedro’s Bio

The Software Process and Measurement Cast 368 features our interview with Pedro Serrador. We discussed his research, paper and presentation titled “Does Agile Work?” Pedro lays out his research on whether or not Agile really works.

Pedro’s Bio: Pedro M. Serrador,  PMP, P.Eng., MBA, PhD is a writer and researcher on project management topics and owner of Serrador Project Management, a consultancy in Toronto, Canada

He specializes in technically complex and high risk projects, vendor management engagements, and tailoring and implementing project management methodologies; he has worked on projects in the financial, telecommunications, utility, medical imaging, and simulations sectors for some of Canada’s largest companies.

His areas of research interest are project success, planning, and agile and he has presented a number of peer-reviewed papers on these topics at academic conferences.  He an author of books and articles on project management and is also a regular speaker at PMI global congresses. He currently teaches project management as a part-time faculty member at Humber College in Toronto. He was the recipient of the PMI 2012 James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award and  the Major de Promotion Award for best PhD Thesis 2012-2013 from SKEMA business school.

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pedro-serrador-326b751
Website: http://www.serrador.net/index.html

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