Robert Galen

Bob Galen is President & Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) at RGCG, LLC a technical consultancy focused towards increasing agility and pragmatism within software projects and teams. He has over 30 years of experience as a software developer, tester, project manager and leader. Bob regularly consults, writes, and is a popular speaker on a wide variety of software topics. He is also the author of the books: “Agile Reflections” and “Scrum Product Ownership”. He can be reached at:

Articles by Robert Galen

Hardening Sprints: The Good, Bad, and Downright Ugly

I remember it as if it were yesterday. I had been talking about the notion of “hardening sprints” for several years. Not from some academic perspective, but because I had made use of them in a wide variety of agile contexts and found

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Distributed Agile Teams: The ART of the START

I’ve been sharing about agile methods for over ten years at conferences and workshops. One of the top three questions I always receive from attendees is: Does agile work with distributed teams?   And sometimes the question is phrased another

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