Iain McKenna is an experienced trainer, coach and practitioner who has successfully used Scrum over a number of years both in project recovery and ... Read More
Agile Consultant and Trainer at OptumInsight
October 2011-February 2012
Reviewed use of Scrum and XP across a number of product development teams. As a result of this, recommended a training and coaching program. Trained approximately 100 people and coached a number of teams in the use of Scrum and XP.
ScrumMaster at United Health
September 2010-September 2011
ScrumMaster for teams delivering decision support systems for primary and secondary healthcare professionals, including a totally new product, the first release of which was delivered in 5 weeks with a geographically distributed Scrum team. Also led development of a revenue management system for use in the UAE.
Interim Technical Director at BBC
April 2010-August 2010
Refocused delivery of the Digital Media Initiative program, delivering digital production tools and a 50 petabyte archive of digital assets using Scrum and XP to deliver integrated software products, 2 major data centers and 12 regional production data centers. The technology budget for the program was circa £90m and as such the program was audited by the UK National Audit Office who gave the program a clean bill of health as a result of an audit in August 2010.
Agile Consultant and ScrumMaster at United Health UK
September 2009-April 2010
I helped United Health set up 5 Scrum product development teams in the UK, delivering initial releases of a healthcare data warehouse, financial management system for primary healthcare, clinical care pathways and care monitoring and alerting.
LLU Systems Lead ScrumMaster at AOL
September 2007-September 2009
Scaled Scrum and XP across 9 teams, delivering 13 products with over 24 releases over a 2 year period. The AOL LLU Program was commended by the telecom regulator OFCOM to the rest of the industry as an exemplary way to deliver software products.
Interim Head of Software Engineering at BSkyB
October 2007-May 2009
Lead the adoption of Scrum and XP across business and technology departments consisting of a software engineering department of 250 people supporting 2 business units. The transformation was accomplished in 9 months after which I went on to lead the first cross-department Scrum development before leading a greenfield redevelopment of BSkyB's e-commerce systems.
Group Business Systems Manager and ScrumMaster at Fitness First
September 2004-August 2005
Led development of membership, payment, business intelligence, data warehousing, asset management, finance and customer service systems. Introduced Scrum, coaching the teams to improve delivery.
Specialist in helping organisations adopt agile & lean practices and in interim technical management
First day of office work in nearly 2 years :) - 2 months ago
@RonJeffries that's the food chain for you :) - 3 months ago
@RonJeffries that's gotta be an improvement then :) - 3 months ago
@RonJeffries you mean there's actually meat in Ikea meatballs? - 3 months ago
Off to London Scrum User Group to answer the tough questions #LSUG - 3 months ago