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Agile Consulting and Agile Staffing Services

Goldstein HeadshotJ. Stanton Goldstein is the founder and managing partner of Jabbok River Group, a Chicago-based Agile Services Firm. As a practicing Agile professional, he has held senior leadership positions in B2B and B2C tech companies in computer, commercial electronics and cloud software.

As an Agile evangelist with certifications from Scrum Alliance, the Agile Coaching Institute, Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), and Enterprise Scrum, he has consulted, coached, facilitated and trained Fortune 100 companies such as Microsoft and Ericsson, and over 100 other Fortune and early stage ventures. Jay is authorized to train for Certificates in Enterprise Scrum (Business Agility and Software Scaling) and Radical Management. More

Jay sees Agile and Business Agility practices as a means to create great business cultures where people are excited to go to work. He focuses on integrating Agility methods with the necessary mindset transformations required to “be Agile” to achieve full benefits.

Jay serves as Adjunct Faculty at Northwestern University, where he developed and taught the first course at a major university on Radical Management, Reinventing the Workplace for the 21st Century, by Steve Denning. In 2014 he was selected to develop and teach his new Agile course at the University of Chicago Graham School called Managing the Radical Shift to Agile.

Jay holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. His Agile credentials include certificates in Agile Coaching and Agile Team Facilitation, Agile Coaching Institute, Reston, VA, and CSM, CSPO and CSP, Scrum Alliance, Boulder, CO., LeSS Practitioner from Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), and Business Agiity, Software Scaling from Enterprise Scrum and Jay is authorized to train to provide certificates in Enterprise Scrum Software Scaling and Business Agility.  


Agile Training, Agile Consulting, Agile Coaching, and Agile Staffing Services

Certified Enterprise Scrum Training, Innovation Acceleration, Agile Transformation Change Management, Growth Acceleration, Radical Management, Scrum Methodology

Certified by Scrum AllianceAgile Coaching Institute, Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) and Enterprise Scrum.

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Jabbok River CropJabbok River Group is a Chicago-based Agile consultancy and staffing firm. Founder J. Stanton Goldstein is a committed proponent of Agile methods for organizations looking to transform their cultures into collaborative, Agile enterprises. His comprehensive methodologies address both the mindset and practices needed to develop and sustain truly agile cultures. Enterprise level coaching and training yield 20%-60% more productivity, an engaged workforce, increased innovation cycles and the ability to attract and retain millennials in the creative culture.

Why “Jabbok River”? No place better depicts a story of transformation and growth. The ancient account of Jacob wrestling with an angel unfolds in Exodus chapter 32 at the shores of the Jabbok River. The man is transformed. With a completely new outlook on life, fresh identity and purpose, a growing nation emerges and is named after him.