Diane Zajac

Diane Zajac

Co-Founder and Agile Enabler
location_on United States

Member since 7 years


Diane Zajac

Specialises In
acceptance-tests agile-101 agile-mindset atdd beyond-agile business-analysis business-point-of-view collaboration communication complexity cynefin decision-making design-innovation distributed-teams empathy-mapping executable-requirements generalizing-specialist individualism leadership metrics product-owner raci requirements scrum sense-making shared-understanding silent-brainstorming team teams

Several years ago, Diane traded a career in corporate America for a life of coaching and she has never looked back. She now uses her 13 years of experience to help groups, from Fortune 50 companies to the U.S. Government, transform their people into high-performing teams. Drawing from kanban, systems thinking and psychology, Diane teaches teams to practically apply an agile mindset, and in the process, find joy in their work again.

As a frequent conference presenter, Diane enjoys connecting with others who share her passion for continuous learning. She co-chaired the Collaboration, Culture & Teams track for Agile 2014-2015 and was a program chair for Agile 2016-2017. She is also on the organizing committee for Agile & Beyond, an annual grassroots conference held near Detroit, MI. Her alter ego makes her thoughts transparent at http://agilesquirrel.blogspot.com/.