Allen Hurst and Ryan Marsh
Scrum is the most popular agile method and Kanban is the up-and-comer. We’ll compare the methods and describe which might be
the best for you by studying the problems they were built to solve and comparing the theoretical foundations to the realities
that teams face in the wild.
Allen Hurst is the Vice President of Consulting for Improving Enterprises – Houston. As a committed Agilist and Certified
ScrumMaster, Allen has spent his career learning, working, leading, and mentoring in a variety of environments, striving to
recreate the positive experiences and learn from the negative ones. Along the way, Allen has found a fondness for continuous
improvement, Agile values and practices, rapid delivery of quality working software, and well-designed object-oriented systems.
Allen is an Aggie a practitioner of GTD, and a proud Improver. You can learn a little more about Allen at ahurst.com.
Ryan Marsh is a Principal Consultant at Improving Enterprises. He is a hands on Agile Coach for several enterprise software
teams. In his career he has worked on software teams in all roles, from developer, QA, infrastructure, to product manager. He is
a passionate Ruby supporter and loves mobile application development. Ryan lives in Houston where he enjoys organic vegetable
gardening and playing with his 3 daughters.