Zuzana Šochová

consulting, coaching,
workshops

+420 602 373 307
zuzana@sochova.cz

Courses Conferences

coaching / consultancy / process audits

project management, agile methods, scrum, kanban, extreme
programming, process audits

I help companies and individuals to be more successful.

 

Teaching teams and their managers how to be more efficient, how to provide better quality and how to communicate and organize teams so that people have fun, they are motivated and have high commitment

 

I help them to find out how to handle customer relationship so that the customer satisfaction is much higher than it used to be.

Agile is not only a new methodology, it's a culture which is hard to implement if you haven't experienced it yourself. I had implemented it many times already, in many different companies, so I can help you to implement it in your environment, the way you need it.

 

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Project management, Agile methods, Scrum process, Kanban, Agile communication, Company strategy and culture, Coaching, Change management, Learning organization, HR strategy, Communication and negotiation, Personal grow

Zuzana Šochová

Zuzi has over 14 years of commercial experiences in IT, beginning as a software designer/engineer and moving up into project management, program management, and into executive management at a company provides SW services for international customers (USA, Germany, Austria, Great Britain, …) that operating in mission critical and life critical sectors – i.e. air traffic control management systems, extensive healthcare applications, and public safety systems.

She started with Agile and Scrum back in 2005, where she was involved in implementing the Agile methods at Medtronic, USA. From that time, she was responsible for Agile transformation and implementation of Agile and Scrum to many companies and teams.

She works as Agile coach, consultant and trainer for both large and small organizations. She is regular speaker at Agile international conferences. She is also a founder of the Agile Association (Agilni Asociace, agilniasociace.cz) Czech Republic, organizing the Agile Czech community and annual Agile Prague Conference (agileprague.com). She is regular speaker at international conferences.

References

References - Agile Coaching, Trainings and Workshops

Agile transformation, consultancy, agile coachingtrainings and workshops, open and company trainings focused on  Agile methods, Kanban and Scrum process in software companies, banks, insurance companies, plants, telecommunications, marketing agencies, ...

 

AcisionHPAVGT-MobileLMCKBČSOBKBCCleverlanceDirect PojišťovnaČeská SpořitelnaKerioKrosSun MicrosystemsMatherRockwell AutomationAutodeskCAWall Street SystemsEtneteraSeznam.czCentrum.czŠkoda autoPosAmComGateDlubalPrins SoftwareGMC Software TechnologyIDCAsekolProfinitDHISimplewayBluelinkMediatelAdastraK2 AtmitecNexum TrilogMagicWareAtlas CopcoDoxologicUSU SoftwareESETDHLCEZKvadosTescoSWScanservice
 
...and many more corporations and small companies and their employees in the Czech Republic or abroad - i.e.  USA, Germany, UK, The Netherlands, Latvia, Estonia, Slovakia, ....

 

Reference - Kros

“At our company, Kros, we have kept an eye on agile methods and especially Scrum for a long time, but nobody really believed that it could actually work. How can we just let people choose what they want to do and how much they want to do! How are we going to plan? (To tell the truth our planning has been very unreliable up till now.) How are we going to know if people are working enough?

Kros

In the end we told ourselves we would give it a try, and after an initial partial success, we had all the developing teams involved in the development in accordance with Scrum.  Zuzka helped us at our regular meetings by giving feedback and suggestions for further improvements of our work. Today, after nearly a year of operation, there is still room for improvement, but we know for sure that we managed to solve three major problems that we had had - the quality of products delivered to customers, scheduling and estimating the range of tasks that can be accomplished in a given period, and last but not least, we have supported our teams, for which the scrum was a new incentive to improve their work, the work conditions, mutual relations and gave them satisfaction from success.

Janka Haderková, Head of development economic programs, Kros

Reference - T-Mobile

"Mediation Shared Services supports local operators of Deutsche Telekom AG by billing mediation system. Zuzana as a consultant supports MSS's transition from the traditional waterfall approach to Scrum.
T-Mobile
The implementation of the main Srum principles - self-managed teams, incremental development through regular sprints, and prevention of multitasking - helped substantially to cut costs, shorten time to market and made changes to agreed SW development plans of our department much more easier."

Miroslav Knittel, iBMD Quality Manager, T-Mobile

News

CSM Riga, Latvia

Join Scrum Master Certification course CSM at Riga, Latvia on 7-8 October, 2014.

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Agile Prague Conference 2014

Agile Prague Conference - the first Agile conference in the heart of Europe - is already scheduled for it's fourth year. Mark a date September 15-16, 2014 in your callendars so you don't miss it. See agileprague.com for more details and news. 

Agile Certifications

Looking for Agile course or certification? Have a look at course map to find good math for your role as developer, tester, Scrum Master, Product Owner, manager, director, owner, or several course experience levels. 

Do you prefere to be certified by international certification? Have a look at Certification courses from ICAgile or CSM by Scrum Alliance.