Sergey Makarkin​

Known solutions for modern problems require that everyone would become much more moral, mindful and wise. I am looking for solutions that would not demand the impossible from mankind.

About me

Modern organizations and society as a whole faces several problems and their known solutions require majority of people involved to radically increase their level of consciousness within a short time to be more mindful, psychologically mature, moral and wise. But human nature and the way how society works drive us in opposite direction, and modern technologies accelerate this movement. I am looking for a solutions that would exploit human nature and society and use this energy to change the downward spiral to upward, and therefore solve modern problems not requiring impossible from us.
As a Scrum master at Alfa Bank I am looking for ways to improve organization so that we could create together more value for our customers, employees, shareholders and society as a whole. In doing do I use philosophy, psychology, so as Agile an Lean principles and practices. Before that I helped organizations in Russia and Europe adopt Agile approaches as an Agile coach at Luxoft, having 12 years experience in IT management and project management. I study philosophy and psychology so as Lean, Agile and Complexity Theory. I synthesize my knowledge and experience developing a Theory of Agile bureaucracy.
I write, speak and host a Russian podcast on organizational change, Agile approaches, tools and practices, focusing on making sense of them through philosophy and psychology. As a psychotherapist and a coach I help individuals to deal with their professional and personal problems. I also train Change Agents as Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) at and ICAgile Accredited Trainer.


In their quest to improve the quality of life, they forget that a high-quality prototype of a future project contributes to improving the quality of existing financial and administrative conditions. It is difficult to say why the actively developing countries of the third world are subjected to a whole series of independent studies. Here is a vivid example of modern trends – the course for a socially-oriented national project clearly defines each participant as being able to make their own decisions regarding favorable prospects.

Deliberate practice

Deliberate Practice – a term coined by Anders Eriksson to describe an approach to developing expert-level skills. Deliberate Practice is based on systematic procedural development of skills that is common to top performers in different areas. I am experimenting with Deliberate Practice as part of Scrum masters and facilitators training. Currently the exercises are in Russian only.