Dele Oluwole


Agile Test Consultant, Qual IT

Location: Wellington, New Zealand


Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Agile Wellington, NZ


Dele Oluwole has several years of commercial experience (both in the UK and New Zealand) managing/coaching on Software Testing, and Agile Software Development Methodology practices.

He has worked on programs and projects in Retail, Telecoms, and Insurance, including CRM, EPOS and various automation technologies. He is experienced in recommending Agile Software Development Methodology best procedures/practises that meets different organisations needs, thereby helping to improve their software life cycle from inception through to customer delivery and maintenance.

Dele is a Certified ScrumMaster who is passionate about creating empowered and collaborative organisations by way of individualised coaching and interactive training experiences.

Holds a first and second Degrees from Staffordshire University in England, his Masters Degree being in computing. Dele has the Software Testing ISTQB certificate, and also attended the prestigeous Koge Business School in Denmark for an International Business Diploma.

He is a member of the British Computer Society (BCS) where he was awarded full professional membership in 2006.

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Articles I've written

Agile Methodology Is Not All About Exploratory Testing
This article is born out of the need to establish that due diligence is required even in the face of the self-organization and independence that Agile principles hinge on. I want to start by quoting one of the pillars of the Agile Methodology dom...

The Case for Poker Cards in Sprint Planning
During sprint planning in Scrum, the team can use poker cards as a unit of measure for estimating the overall size of a user story, feature, or even associated piece of work.This tool helps the team assign points, in a relaxed manner, to stories o...

The "RICCH-Knowledge" of a ScrumMaster
The role of ScrumMaster is not a role for the fainthearted. . . . He is a servant-leader to the team whose authority over the Scrum process can quickly be misunderstood, misinterpreted, or even misrepresented. It is unlikely for the ScrumMaster not to cross the borderline, if he doesn't have a good knowledge of attributes embedded in his role as a servant-leader in the team.

Agile X Factors
Teams that are dedicated to sprint planning, the Daily Scrum, and sprint review and retrospective will do well. But they will have even more improvement, or become twice as productive, if they adopt some of the technical practices discussed below. . . .