Mimi Scholtz brings a wealth of expertise to the table as a seasoned Relationships Systems Coach and Enterprise Agile Coach. With an impressive 33-year journey in the IT industry, her diverse roles have spanned from developer and team lead to Business Analyst, Project Manager, Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer, and, ultimately, an Enterprise Agile Transformation Coach. Predominantly focused on the financial sector within the software development sphere, Mimi's extensive experience is complemented by certifications in Organisational Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC), SAFe Practice Consultants (SPCs), and ICP Agile Coaching, among others.

Mimi's immersion in the Agile framework eight years ago ignited a genuine passion for the continuous way of working. Since then, she has consistently pursued personal development, serving as a strong advocate for learning and growth within her teams. Recognizing the significance of her role as a servant leader and enabler, Mimi prioritizes the well-being and empowerment of her teams.

Boasting a diverse skill set encompassing software development, business analytics, and project management, Mimi has effectively collaborated with offshore teams. She successfully introduced Agile practices to the Pros Software and Bayport teams through targeted training workshops.

Mimi's dedication to the Agile community is evident through her active contributions to several SUGSA gatherings over the last decade. She has conducted workshops and delivered Community of Practice presentations in prominent organizations. Certified in Leading SAFe, Release Train Engineer, Scrum Master, and SAFe SPC, Mimi has been a valuable member of a Lean Agile Centre of Excellence team. In this role, she spearheaded the implementation of the Scaled Agile Framework in the Fintech space, utilizing Azure DevOps and Microsoft Teams as online collaboration tools from 2020 to 2021. In 2022 and 2023, Mimi supported two major South African banks in their Agile transformation, leveraging Agile Hive and Jira as complementary toolsets to the SAFe implementation.

Furthermore, Mimi has qualified and trained participants in POPM (Product Owner/Product Manager), SSM (SAFe Scrum Master), and LPM (Lean Portfolio Management) after becoming a certified SAFe SPC. With three and a half years of experience leading transformations, Mimi consistently demonstrates her ability to drive successful change initiatives. Recently, she upgraded her certification to SAFE 6.0 SPC, ensuring she stays abreast of the latest industry advancements.

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