Lee Street - An experienced IT professional with over 15 years working within the software development industry. with over 8 years experience as a practitioner in Agile methodologies. Promoting Agile principles & values, through the use of Scrum, Kanban and XP practices. Proven success leading technical teams delivering software and achieving system development goals. Helping organizations adopt or improve their agility through collaboration and empowerment. An adaptable and ambitious individual who is committed to making a difference.
A former active member at Bath & South Wales Agile user groups and presently at Atlanta Scrum User group. I have presented at different British Computer Society events about various Agile topics within the South Wales region. I recently presented for Alistair Cockburn in October at his Agile coaching course in Pittsburgh.
IHG, Scrum Master / Coach
November 2013 - Present, Atlanta, Georgia, US
Recently worked with up to three Scrum Teams – Two onsite Teams, who develop new IHG web services/features for our international clients across 10 different brands.
One distributed team, whose goal is to update and improve our customer brand experience when using IHG online services.
Working alongside fellow Agilest, to carry out an full scale Agile transformation.
Educate and mentor the Scrum Framework as well as coaching the teams to optimise quality and performance.
Conducting Sprint Demo’s and Reviews, gathering valuable feedback enabling team performance and output to improve
Capturing and tracking program metrics and perform analysis
Utilizing Kanban to manage and visualize our business partners expectations and priorities.
Intellectual Property Office, Scrum Master
March 2013 - November 2013, Newport, GB
Lead Scrum Master, coaching & educating all Scrum Masters within an e-Services programme.
IPO Agile lead working alongside Government Digital Service (GDS) representatives in their quest to create public services digitally by default.
Serve as subject matter expert on Agile methods across the organisation, helping individuals and teams work in an Agile way, improving transparency & feedback loops.
Serving as an Agile coach working within Business As Usual (BAU) and Development environments, coaching & mentoring the use of Scrum and Kanban to newly formed Agile Teams. Encouraging the use of test driven development through stakeholder engagement and involvement.
Facilitate & guide Scrum Master & Product Owner Workshops enabling & promoting organisational change.
Tracking process improvement initiatives identified in the Retrospective and other forums, and championing process improvements.
Liaison between technical and business departments, actively representing the scrum team and ensuring effective relationships are built and maintained with the business. Supporting the organisation’s objectives and strategic plans.
Companies House, Scrum Master
June 2008 - March 2013, Cardiff, GB
In house Agile champion, reviewing and promoting opportunities to improve delivery & services provided to our customers.
Represented Companies House within the Cross Government Agile User group, ensuring accordance of the ICT strategy 2013
Organized, and facilitated Scrum Master Workshops and Agile community sessions.
Facilitation of Sprint planning meetings, daily scrum meetings and Sprint retrospectives.
Communicated the team’s progress and impediments at scrum-of-scrum meetings, assessing issues and risks to project.
Conducted Agile awareness sessions with other government agencies while in their Agile transformation infancy.
Coached newly formed Scrum Teams at the Drivers & Vehicles Licensing Agency (DVLA) following their transition to Agile.
Scrum Master of many product developments, which successfully delivered quality solutions for business problems/improvements.