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HELLO, my name is Javier Garzas

  • Lives in VILLANUEVA DEL PARDILLO, Madrid, Spain
  • Speaks English and Spanish
  • Holds events in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Spain and Spain
  • Works for 233 GRADOS DE TI
  • Years as a Facilitator: 3
  • Number of events held: 8

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9.2 / 10.0 Public events (Based on 67 evaluations)
Last 12 months: 9.6 / 10.0 (Based on 22 evaluations)
9.5 / 10.0 Private events (Based on 30 evaluations)
Last 12 months: 9.6 / 10.0 (Based on 27 evaluations)

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Short Bio

Postdoctoral stay at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, USA). Ph.D. in Software Engineering (Cum Laude qualification). M.Sc. in Computer Science (graduated with honors and with first class standing), and M.Sc. in Enterprise Application Integration (awarded by PriceWaterhouseCoopers).
Professionally, Javier Garzas is dedicated to assisting businesses in achieving growth through improving their software development, their software teams and the quality of their software, and with Agile Methods, Scrum, Lean, Quality Assurance, Testing, etc.

In this way, Javier participates as advisor in 233 Grados de TI, company of reference in the world of the agility and software projects in spanish and he also shares his professional activity with the academic as a professor of Rey Juan Carlos University.
So far, he has helped more than 80 companies, such as INDITEX, TELEFÓNICA MÓVILES, INDRA, RENFE, DIRECCIÓN GENERAL DE TRÁFICO (DGT), MINISTERIO DE ADMINISTRACIONES PÚBLICAS (MAP), SISTEMAS TÉCNICOS DE LOTERÍAS (STL), AENOR, SIEMENS, INFORMÁTICA DE LA COMUNIDAD DE MADRID (ICM), EL MUNDO, BBVA, etc.
Javier Garzas is an innovator, entrepreneur, life-long student of software project management and software development and he also is a blogger, Javier writes the blog www.javiergarzas.com, blog of reference in spanish about software engineering, with more than 1300 posts and an average of 2200 visits per day.
A frequent speaker on the subjects of agile, lean, software quality and process improvement, Javier Garzas has appeared on the IEEE software magazine, El País, and more than 100 research publications in connection with his work. Moreover he has participated in more than 50 research projects of the European Union.

Javier holds many professional certifications, including:

  • Management 3.0 Licensed Facilitator
  • Scrum Master
  • CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) y CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control)
  • CSQE (Software Quality Engineer Certification) por la ASQ (American Society for Quality).
  • Introduction CMMI-Dev y Acquisition Supplement for CMMI v1.2 (CMMI-ACQ).
  • Certificación ITIL V3 Foundation.

    Specialties:
  • Lean, agile methods, Kanban, Scrum.
  • Software Design, Patterns, best practices, bad smells and Architectures.
  • Project Management, estimation, processes.
  • Software Quality: Metrics (PMP, CheckStyle, etc.)
  • IT Business alignment, IT Strategy, Technology Innovation, Product Lines, IT Governance
  • IT outsourcing, project management, and software factories

Javier's Management 3.0 Qualifications

  • Certificate of Attendance