lawrence cooper

lawrence cooper

Project Executive and Senior Partner
BSSNexus Global Inv
location_on Canada

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Larry is a Project Executive with over 30-years of leadership,product development, business development, training delivery, technology, and operational experience in the public and private sectors. Larry has been published in books, magazines and industry leading websites, and achieved top ITIL download for his white paper on ITIL and the PMBOK in 2008 on Forbes.com.
 
He recently launched The Agility Series which will include eBooks (Organizational Agility is available for download here),  companion guideswebinars, posts, a LinkedIn group, and soon tools as well. As the Agility Series Facilitator, Larry is crowd-sourcing contributions for each of the 9 types of agility which corresponds to individual eBooks. The first eBook is free to download and the second one is underway with an early fall 2016 release date.
 
One of his recently published books "Agile Value Delivery: Beyond the Numbers" was endorsed by a co-author of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development:
 
Larry Cooper and Jen Stone have created what I consider to be the first properly "post-agile" structure for us to use. We original agilists advocated delivering value, but stopped there. Larry and Jen show us how to handle the consequences: to deliver, operate and measure value. Operations is the logical consequence of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery. Props to them for having articulated it so clearly. -- Dr. Alistair Cockburn, co-author of the Agile Manifesto
 
Larry was also the Mentor for PRINCE2 Agile book by AXELOS.He holds a degree in Computer Science and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration as well as close to 25 industry certifications including 5 Agile certifications, a PRINCE2 Practitioner, PMP, ITIL V2 and V3, and an ISO certification.
 
Larry lives in Kanata with his wife and son Nicholas.