James Shore

Author , Agile/XP Consultant and Coach @ Titanium I.T. LLC

James Shore is a thought leader in the Agile software development community. He combines deep technical expertise with whole-system thinking to help development teams worldwide achieve high throughput, market focus, productivity, and quality. His work helps teams generate opportunities, reduce risk, and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions.

James teaches, writes, and consults on Agile development processes. He’s a featured speaker at conferences around the world. He led his first Agile team in 1999 and conducted his first Agile team transformation in 2000. He is a recipient of the Agile Alliance’s 2005 Gordon Pask Award for Contributions to Agile Practice and is the co-author of The Art of Agile Development (O’Reilly, 2007). In 2012, InfoQ named him “[one of the] most influential people in Agile.” Today, he focuses on helping people who are willing to make dramatic changes in order to achieve great results.