Pentti Virtanen
Senior Consultant, Ph. D. at Tieturi Oy.
Helsinki, Finland


Pentti Virtanen, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Two decades as a team leader in software projects

- Agile and traditional practices

- Early adopter of lean and agile practices

      - Self-organizing teams, a decade in team rooms

      - Iterative development with monthly deliveries

      - Backlogs, daily meetings (in 1981!)

      - Test driven development, continuous integration

      - Blogs:,

- Software engineering process developer in many organizations                

- Large and small organizations


Ph.D., Computer Science

- Thesis finalized in 2003:

      "Measuring and Improving Component-Based Software Development"


Coach and trainer in Tieturi and Management Institute of Finland since 2003

- Agile, Scrum and Lean adoption and coaching

- Agile, Scrum and Lean training

- Software engineering, architectures, SOA, UML, tools