Position Papers 2024

Here are the Position Papers from 2024 Edition of Agile Coach Camp Romania. Take a look at what people wrote and be inspired to write yours!

You can find the three questions in the Registration form

See you in September!


Cristina Darie

My Agile Experience is:

For more than 10 years I have worked as a developer in Agile teams, sometimes having the Scrum Master role and/or tech lead role.
In 2022 I have aquired the Scrum Master certification PSM I.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

I’m looking forward to meet new people and reconnect with old friends from the community.
My main interest is in the changes the pandemic brought in the Agile development and team structures, especially related to the people motivations.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Sharing my experiences, actively participate in all activities and bring a lot of enthusiasm.

As some of my interests are related to creative thinking, storytelling and mental health I may prepare a session related to one of these topics.


Adrian Suciu

My Agile Experience is:

I am a “never stop learning” type of person. I learn every day from the teams and individuals I interact with.
My philosophy is about helping people working in organizational environments overcome their fear of change and facilitate their problem-solving abilities.
I use serious games to convey complex concepts.

While motivating people I go beyond my comfort zone and develop myself. I am learning from experience, be it success or failure. I promote experimentation and put my ideas into practice by trying them first.

I’ve started my agile journey 12 years ago, attending the first edition of ALE (Agile Lean Europe) conference.
Since 2022 I am team coach (CTC), Certified by Scrum Alliance and since 2023 I am a professional certified coach by ICF.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

While going back to Albota, I want to explore what the location can offer for self-care (the sensory path, the jacuzzi, the forest trail, the observatory). I may even try an outdoor collective gameplay using those places.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

I would like to introduce a new game for exploring patterns of scaling agility, I plan to talk about overcoming the fear of public speaking by practice – using Rhetoric game.

I will contribute to the singing band with my voice and maybe some guitar play.
Looking forward to meet old acquintances and welcome new people as well!


Adrian Cănuțescu

My Agile Experience is:

Agile coach

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Agile estimations

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Give a presentation on Agile estimations


Cristian Stînă-Roșu

My Agile Experience is:

SCRUM Master

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

SAFE in big projects

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Product thinking


Laurentiu Bold

Laurențiu Bold

My Agile Experience is:

Scrum Master and Agile Coach

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

I’m looking forward to reconnecting with the wonderful Agile Coach Camp participants. Also I’m very interested in finding out more about games and other structures that could help the teams in their Agile journey.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Actively contribute to the marketplace sessions and in the other activities of the Agile Coach Camp.


Ana Arsene

Ana Arsene

My Agile Experience is:

Scrum Matser for more than 5 years.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Sharing knowledge, meeting new people, discovering new and different perspectives.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Being open, sharing knowledge/experience.


Liviu Ioan

My Agile Experience is:

Software Engineer, 10 years of experience in the software industry, having worked in both startups and large companies, tried both Scrum & Kanban

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

I want to meet people & to discover how others understand and apply Agile in their daily work

I plan to contribute in the following way:

I plan hold to organize a session where the topic of estimations is explored in a deep manner.


Eugen Pleșca

Eugen Pleșca

My Agile Experience is:

Limited to moderate, mostly from a training perspective and, recently, project manager

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

How others view the difference between the classic and agile method and convince peers and management of the benefits of using Agile

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Facilitating difficult/high stakes meetings, managing conflict


Adrian Sion

My Agile Experience is:

Awesome

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

As many Agile experiences as possible

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Bumblebeeing


Lucian Stroie

Lucian Adrian Stroie

My Agile Experience is:

Two agile coach roles so far, 7 years as scrum master.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

How to navigate a organisation that is changing priorities; Pragmatic agile coaching with an emphasis on agile coach value to the organisation

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Host sessions 🙂


Ani Rusei

My Agile Experience is:

More than 10 years as a developer part of teams that used either kanban or scrum and 8 years as a scrum master

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

New ideas, exercises, perspectives on most common pain points teams have during the sprints.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Share experiences and actively participate in activities.


Ywona Kucharska

My Agile Experience is:

Over 2 years. Part time working for softwerhouse and curently I’m working for finincial institiion.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

That would be first time going for CC abord and I believe I’ll meet a lot of great agile mindset people. I’d like to know challnges and solutions from people from different countries. Gather all the perpective from others. I’d like to exchange experiences and check if in other countires people do have the same issues/problems as I do. I think that would be very interesting.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Talk to others and listnen to them. Share my experience.


Roxana Pascal

My Agile Experience is:

I have 5+ years as delivery lead for agile projects, 3+as a scrum master

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

How can i better support the PO as a scrum master, how to i influence at organisation level, agile at scale

I plan to contribute in the following way:

My superpower is my creativity and i am sure that comes handy anytime, everywhere. I can share experiences and tips& tricks about facilitation


Marcin Ziółek

My Agile Experience is:

Agile Experience: 13yrs
Certified Scrum Master, Product Owner, licensed Management 3.0 facilitator, consultant and trainer.
Co-creator of meetup group Management 3.0 in Warsaw.
Co-organizer of Agile Coach Camp Poland unconference.
Experience from projects/ companies: Discovery (Sweden), Ergo Digital IT (Germany), Tandem Bank (London), KMD Logic (Warsaw/India/Australia),
Last 3 years as a consultant: ie. helping with transformation CDProject Red studio

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Make new friends
Expand the horizons
Actively participate in discussions
Share the my experience from video games industry

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Conducting simulations, e.g. not musical chairs,
Come with great curiosity


Silvia Ghiță

My Agile Experience is:

Agile team member (product manager) for 2 years
Product Owner since July 2022

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Learn new things, meet new people, learning new approaches and have fun.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Enthusiasm, share my experience, actively participate in activities


Maria Cristina Cristian

My Agile Experience is:

Agile product manager for 5 years

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Meet New people, learn New things

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Share my experience during activities


Adam Michalczyk

My Agile Experience is:

14 years

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Romanian Agile community. Revisit beautiful Albota. The foundation of Agile and Scrum. Broaden my understanding of Agile.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Share experiences concerning transformations, building Agile teams.


Oana Sorina Ionică

My Agile Experience is:

Scrum Master in a squad

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

the experience of other people in different agile roles, agile coaching skills, technical tools, strategies for measuring metrics/progress

I plan to contribute in the following way:

my experience as an contributor in a squad and also my experience as a scrum master, what tools helped me improved the planning of a sprint, the estimation of a US


Maria Ispas

My Agile Experience is:

I am a Product Manager for 1 and half years

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

I’m looking forward to meet new people, different perspectives and share best practices.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

By embracing Agile principles and practices, I’m confident that I can enhance my ability to deliver high-quality banking products that will meet the needs and expectations of our customers.


Andrzej Zińczuk

My Agile Experience is:

Org design consultant – 7years, Scrum Master – 6ys, Manager – 8ys

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Organisational structures, team effectiveness, product development, leadership

I plan to contribute in the following way:

I will share my experience, respectfully listen others, I’m planning to propose my topics during building the agenda


Daniel Moise

My Agile Experience is:

I am in agile teams since 2011 and I am doing this since 2015

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Find out cool ways for not so cool problems

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Active listener


Tomislaw Krezelewski

My Agile Experience is:

almost 15 years long. Different roles (Manager / Transformation Leader / Consultant / Mentor / Founder), same challenges 😉

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

As an external consultant, I wonder how can we better support well established organizations in adopting Agile methodologies and mindset? What strategies should we employ to become effective partners for companies during Agile transformation?

I plan to contribute in the following way:

I solemnly swear that I am up to ask stupid questions and listen to the answers with curiosity. And I’ll share my experience, of course 😉


Radu Negoiță

My Agile Experience is:

Worked in Agile environment for 10 years, Scrum Master for 5 years

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Facilitation techniques, AI tools in Agile environments

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Engaging in fruitful conversations, bringing know-how at the table from past experiences


Roxana Gherghel

My Agile Experience is:

Part of agile team as a developer
Scrum master for >5 years
Team manager in an agile environment

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Involvement on challenging agile topics

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Share experiences and bring topics & questions


Claudia Iliescu

My Agile Experience is:

Scrum Master

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Gaming

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Collaboration, gaming


Mădălina Chelmuș

My Agile Experience is:

Close to 5 years of experience as a Scrum Master

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Product Owners’ perspectives and ways of applying Scrum, best practices for applying the Scrum framework, learn new things and share my knowledge.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Being an active participant, sharing my past experiences together with my learnings, bringing topics to discuss and in other ways that might find useful on the spot.


Georgiana Constandache

My Agile Experience is:

Scrum Master

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

I’m interested in knowledge sharing and discovering new and different perspectives.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Sharing from my experience.


Laurențiu Vlad

My Agile Experience is:

Scrum Master

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Scrum Mindset, Estimations, scaling scrum Nexus Framework

I plan to contribute in the following way:


Cornelia Salciuc

My Agile Experience is:

3 years as a Scrum Master

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Learning will be the main focus and share my experience. I am sure i will meet intresting peoples and make new friends. I love nature so defenetly will explore the region.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Participate to all activities and share my experience regarding ACP exam.


Elena Drăghici

My Agile Experience is:

Worked as Product Owner in agile projects since 2019

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

See how others apply agile framework on their teams/proiects, how they go over challenges and socialize.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Share my experiences with others.


Daniela Mirică

My Agile Experience is:

I’m a PO working Agile for 5 years

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

How I can better support the team through a transformation journey

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Not sure how, since this is my first time in an Agile camp event, but I’m open to challenges.


Laura-Alexandra Niță

My Agile Experience is:

Scrum Master for more than 4 years

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Enjoying the chance to meet new people that work in different agile environments, sharing and learning from our experiences

I plan to contribute in the following way:

This will be a first time for me. I plan to be open and willing to learn, to actively listen and to share ideas and of course, to ask stupid questions.


Vitalie Sîtnic

My Agile Experience is:

Agile Coach

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Advance framework Scrum,Kanban

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Sa povestesc despre experienta mea.


Alexandru Lazăr

My Agile Experience is:

Approx. 6 years working with teams from IT, to HR and marketing.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

During my time in the Agile Coach Camp I would like to improve my coaching skills and learn how others tackled high level stakeholders and their needs

I plan to contribute in the following way:

I plan to actively contribute to as much activities as possible and share my experience with empowering teams in different contexts & frameworks


Simina Bizgan

Simina Bizgan

My Agile Experience is:

Scrum Master

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Connect with the Agile community to broaden my collection of agile good practices.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Actively engage in discussions and share knowledge and experience.


Ivona Zidaru

Ivona Zidaru

My Agile Experience is:

5 years as Scrum Master, plus many others in product management roles

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

New trends, threats and opportunities, networking with peers

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Sharing my own experience on how one Scrum Master can add value (info not included in the Scrum Guide :-))


Mădălina Chirică

My Agile Experience is:

Scrum Master

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

I want to share information and to contribute with ideas.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Yes


Adrian Maican

My Agile Experience is:

2 years

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Gain feedback and practical experience from other coaches and participants

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Provide my own feedback and experiences from my field


Ciprian Gheorghe

My Agile Experience is:

2 years

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

I want to meet people and discover how others understand and apply Agile in their daily activities.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Share with other people my own experience


Vlad Salagean

Vlad Sălăgean

My Agile Experience is:

Agile practitioner and community member and organiser since 2009, mostly from a Dev manager role and leading Scrum teams organisations perspective. Experience in adopting and applying Scrum, Kanban and scalling Agile frameworks in large organisations.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

What are the latest news and challenges in the Agile community, how is AI affecting software development teams and how are the current economic conditions and fiscal changes affecting Agile Coaches in Romania

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Active participation in the sessions, planning to prepare a topic for a session around one of the following topics: People/Line Management for Scrum teams, Product Ownership/Management for scalled Agile organisations or Production Support for Agile Teams.


Costin Calisov

Costin Calisov

My Agile Experience is:

14 years

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

A3 thinking, learn new things, have fun.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

advocate for #NoEstimates, value stream mapping, story mapping, and share from my experience.


Mariana Calisov

My Agile Experience is:

3 years

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

relax and have fun.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

I’m good on active listening.


George Citan

My Agile Experience is:

Scrum and Kanban

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Share my knowledge and learn new things.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Diffrent experinces that could help the participants.


Elisabeta Citan

My Agile Experience is:

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Learn new things

I plan to contribute in the following way:


Lucian Buta

My Agile Experience is:

I started working as c++ junior developer about 14 years ago and even from the start there was an agile mindset in the company. During time the things evolved and we adopted different agile strategies.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Currently, as senior team lead, I rediscovered this amazing methodology and I’m very interested in learning new things from the people participating in this camp.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

I will contribute with my personal agile experience from the past 14 years, with the focus on people management.


Alexandru Curuțiu

My Agile Experience is:

Team Leader

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

learn more about Agile Development

I plan to contribute in the following way:

my experience ( > 10 years as Team Leader )


Bianca Elena Matei

My Agile Experience is:

I am a scrum master since November 2022

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

I’m interested in connecting with Agile Coaches to gain insights into the profession and better understand its scope and impact.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

I aim to collaborate with fellow participants to exchange best practices, learn from their experiences, and collectively drive continuous improvement in Agile methodologies.


Nicu Gabriel Ștefan

My Agile Experience is:

Working in agile environments since 2018

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

During this Coach Camp, I plan to dive into the latest agile coaching techniques and strategies. My focus will be on enhancing team dynamics, fostering continuous improvement, and mastering adaptive planning.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

I’m excited to exchange insights with fellow coaches.


Mihaela Despina

Mihaela Despina

My Agile Experience is:

I was introduced to the power of Scrum while working in the customer success department for a US-based travel agency, leader in multi-stop international travel, in 2015. Before this, I worked for 13 years in various roles in the travel industry, almost half of them in management and leadership positions.

Over the years, I have continued to serve as a Scrum Master and Agile Coach, coaching Scrum Masters, Scrum teams, and their surroundings at various organizations, from scale-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

Recently, I have developed a deeper interest in psychology and neuroscience, and began studying organisational psychology, leadership and workplace well-being in an academic context.

My greatest passion is to help people become the best version of themselves, while reaching a sense of joy, purpose and fulfillment as members of exceptional and successful teams in complex and multicultural environments.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

I plan to contribute in the following way:


Adrian Pruteanu

Adrian Pruteanu

My Agile Experience is:

I have gained a comprehensive experience by working my way up from branch cashier position to leading or supporting large scale organizational transformations (Agile and Lean) and advising top management members (C-level, Executive level). I have also served smaller scale teams in delivering real value to customers and organization, as an Agile Scrum Master and People Manager.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

New insights on anything that can bring value, both in professional and in the personal life!

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Listen, ask questions and learn! And if a nice topic will rise up, I can gladly share my thoughts with the team there.


Valentina Năstase

My Agile Experience is:

I have 10 years experience in Network Design working with teams from Networking, Telecom, IT, Sourcing. I have a PhD degree in Cognitive Networks. Currently, I work as Secure by Design Manager and I have also enrolled in a Specialist Coaching training.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

I would like to connect and learn from other Agile coaches, also in terms of theory but especially in terms of experience. I am also interested to hear some best practices.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

I bring my enthusiasm to learn and develop in coaching area and I would also like to share my psychology and philosophy knowledge and approaches. I put people first in all I do.


Loredana Pătruțiu

My Agile Experience is:

Product Owner for approx. 6 years within IT Development teams & a Growth Marketing team.
I’m certified as: PSPO I, PSPO II, Scrum Master, Agile Coach and Agile Leadership.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

I plan to explore the latest news and challenges within the Agile community.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

I plan to listen and to learn from different Agile shared experiences and perspectives.
If needed, I can present topics like:
• The importance of the Agile Learning
• Why Emotional Intelligence Was Crucial to My Success as a Product Owner
• How to be more creative?
• What a good leader is?


Octavia Gheorghiță

My Agile Experience is:

7 years of Agile experience from different roles: Scrum Master, Project Manager and Product Owner.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Enrich my Agile knowldge and get in touch with the latest approaches and good practices used by various field specialists.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Contributing on different topics and being an active listener for what will be shared during the event


Mihaela Ciobanu

My Agile Experience is:

SCRUM master/Product Owner certificat. Pasionata de dezvoltare continua, maximizarea rezultatelor si gasireara solutilor potrivite pentru diferite contexte.

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Conexiunea cu oameni noi care exploreaza Agilitatea din diverse roluri. Cunoasterea noutatiilor din domeniul IT, managementul proiectelor IT.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

Impartasirea experientelor proprii in cadrul activitatiilor planuite de Agile Coach Camp, mult interes si voi buna!


Gitte Klitgaard

Gitte Klitgaard

My Agile Experience is:

Started playing around with XP the year before the manifesto was written, and later became agile coach, which I have worked as for 14 years 🙂

This is what I plan to explore during this Coach Camp:

Meeting new people and having great conversations.

I plan to contribute in the following way:

I am a very good butterfly, and I know a bunch about psychological safety, communication and such.