Welcome to the website of Michael Gurczynski, Certified Project Manager (PSMI/SPS)/Web Strategist with over 20+ years of web based software development and technical strategy experience with E-Commerce, Community Websites, Back-end systems and API integrations. Accomplished and competent professional with management experience overseeing varying sizes and numbers of cross functional teams. Excellent communicator and executive interface with abilities to translate high-level mission critical business vision into comprehensive user stories. Process driven, adheres to best practices across entire Software Development Life Cycle using inspection and adaption to maintain optimal productivity delivering priority features at the best value. Key Performance Indicator focused with extensive analytics, user experience, and business intelligence to anticipate future releases and modifications.


  • Deployed collaboration and mentoring processes for Agile Scrum/Kanban Software Development.
  • Executive interface gaining intelligence of business goals and identifying SME candidates.
  • Extracted business requirements from SME’s translating to technical requirements.
  • Used personal technical skills to write extensive users stories with detailed acceptance criteria.
  • Facilitate communication and meetings at executive level and Sprint refinement meeting as needed.
  • Grooming product backlog, negotiating Sprint backlog with developers as needed to achieve a done increment.
  • Participated/facilitated daily scrum events and stakeholder participation as required in scrum.
  • Optimized team efficiency under guidelines of organizational and technology best practices for scrum.
  • Facilitate as needed Scrum Events. Remove impediments as needed, mentoring teams on scrum principals.
  • Communicated/trained with an emphasis on organization wide Agile Scrum Adoption and best practices.
  • Established and monitored project and post launch related Key Performance Indicators to inspect and adapt.
  • Oversaw numerous business critical projects simultaneously and on time using empirical processes to budget.
  • In depth knowledge of iterative development and benefits. Skilled in coaching teams in increments of DONE.