Ori Schibi has 27 years’ experience providing practical new ways of managing projects and programs and effectively dealing with challenges around organizational change, strategy, business analysis and PMOs. His experience includes driving process efficiencies, software implementations, project recoveries, project management skills assessments and complex programs that stabilize business, create growth and value and lead sustainable change.
Ori has long and solid agile experience – including assessing organization’s readiness for agile projects, helping organizations select the right lifecycle approach, aligning agile projects with corporate governance structures, coaching team members, leading agile transitions and adaptations and driving value through leading agile projects. Ori is well-versed in several agile methods, with focus on Discipline Agile Delivery (DAD) and teaches for a variety of in-house clients, as well as for OPS, University of Toronto and the City of Toronto.
Ori has extensive experience working with large to mid-sized organizations in diverse industries. These industries include Telecoms, Financial Services, Aerospace, Hospitality, Pharmaceuticals and government agencies (Canada - all levels of government, US, the United Nations).
Ori is the author of the book Managing Stakeholder Expectations for Project Success (J. Ross, 2013), as well as the book Effective PM-BA role Collaboration (2015). He is also the co-author (with Kevin Aguanno), of the upcoming book – Agile Business Analysis. The book provides new ideas on how to utilize business analysis skills and incorporate them effectively into agile projects. The book also explores new ways organizations, project and teams can benefit from having the role of a Business Analyst in agile projects.
Ori’s track record is one of value-creation and excellence and he consistently delivers success in his consulting engagements. As an instructor, Ori brings his wealth of experience to class and his delivery style includes real-life, practical examples – that are easy to relate to and to understand; an appropriate sense of humour, and a unique ability to connect with his class participants to maximize the value of their learning. Ori’s clarity and easy-going ability to share his knowledge helps participants apply the learning in their environments; leading to customers repeatedly asking for his services and expertise.