Martine is a persuasive and highly passionate communicator, public speaker and published author focused on Agile methods.
Go beyond Theory – Start Practising!
Martine Devos is an organisational development consultant and trainer with comprehensive business background, strong analytical skills and a passion for detecting and solving tough problems.
As an assertive thought-leader she brought many projects and product development efforts back on track in both government and services sector. She has more than 30 years managerial experience in both traditional and agile environments. She mastered successive waves of technology innovation to conceptualize, design and deploy mission critical business-focused ICT solutions in Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies and in the public sector.
She has coached more than 25,000 people in agile principles and practices of Scrum, Extreme Programming and Lean Software Management and Kanban. For her first Scrum project she got the title of ICT manager of the year in 1998 and was one of the first qualified Certified Scrum Trainers.
She initiated and successfully implemented organisational and cultural change initiatives at both companywide and team level in multicultural environments. Martine educates all levels of the organisation from working with executives and leaders through to developers, PMs, BAs and others working on project delivery.
Her offerings also include:
- Lean and Kanban
- Coaching teams
- Agile Estimation and Planning – 1 or 2 day courses available
- Agile Project Management – 2 or 3 day courses available – this course also prepares you for PMI-ACP.
Systems Thinking and Agile Strategy (Management and Lectures)
Martine's courses and workshops provide PDUs for PMI and Scrum Education Units (SEUs) from the Scrum Alliance. As well as a selection of courses offered as public classes at Skills Matter, Martine's courses can also be delivered privately and adapted to your company's specific requirements.
Martine is a regular contributor and co-author of articles and white papers on Scrum, Agile and related best practices and ideas. Download the articles below by following the links:
"Extremely practical training, useful for not only product owners/managers but all CTOs, business stakeholders, and stakeholders." - Kaori Nieuwmans
"Really good material, really well presented, a real learning experience." - P Munford
"This was an excellent learning experience. Martine's experience and enthusiasm made it very enjoyable and productive. Thanks." - Jill Dixon
"An excellent introduction to Scrum with realism from past experience. A true believer who passes on her enthusiasm." - Martin Holliday
" Very knowledgeable, energetic + enthusiastic instructor. Gives you confidence to implement ideas when back at work." - Ritchie Vickery