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Ashley Tucker

  

Global product manager, Pearson Education

Location: Oxford

07754040754

Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Credentials

Biography

Ashley Tucker is an agile advocat, technical rebreather diving instructor and proud parent.

I have over 12 years experience delivering enterprise scale Internet and Intranet applications. Certified in PRINCE II, ITIL and of course a Certified Scrum Professional (Scrum Alliance) and SAFe Agilist (Scaled Agile Academy). I currently work as a global product manager, defining requirements and managing the delivery of a global LMS solution. In the Inside Services and Direct Delivery group, my role has a global remit working hand-in-hand with the geographies and is responsible for defining why, how and where we own and operate schools and provide integrated services to schools. My core responsibility is for the development, coordination, maintenance, socialization and prioritization of the product’s roadmap and supporting the implementation and delivery in priority geographies.

Work experience

Pearson education, Global product Manager
November 2015 - Present, , United Kingdom
Product Manager for an emerging core platform to provide a global learning management solution (LMS) for Pearson Education. In the Inside Services and Direct Delivery group, my role has a global remit working hand-in-hand with the geographies and is responsible for defining why, how and where we own and operate schools and provide integrated services to schools. My core responsibility is for the development, coordination, maintenance, socialization and prioritization of the product’s roadmap and supporting the implementation and delivery in priority geographies.

Pearson Education, Senior Platform Manager
November 2012 - Present, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Working within the Technology and Platforms team to lead and manage platform development for customer facing educational online services. Involving managing the lifecycle of multi-million pound projects from concept through specification, working with third party suppliers and on-shore/off-shore development teams on implementation and delivery. Full agile project management as both Product Owner and Scrum Master on multiple workstreams using TFS 2012, Rally, Jira, SSRS, Trello, SP 2010 etc.

Herefordshire Council and NHS Herefordshire, Digital Channels Programme Manager
June 2011 - November 2012, Hereford, Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Working across Herefordshire Council, NHS Herefordshire, Wye Valley NHS Trust and Hoople Ltd. The role involved both Agile management techniques in both the scrum master and product owner roles, for a number of interwoven transformation projects.

Herefordshire Council, Web and Usability Manager
April 2009 - November 2012, hereford, herefordshire, United Kingdom
Operational responsibility for the Web and Usability Team, focussing on the provision of health and public services across the county.

I was responsible for all aspects of 20+ websites with a mixture of fully transactional, static content and search driven sites along with four intranets. - Achieved 4* rating in the Socitm 2012 Better Connected website review and was recommended as a site of good practice.

- Achieved the first ever 10/10 in the monthly Sitemorse rankings for local government websites

 

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