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Steve Ash


Principal, OO Training & Consultancy

Location: North West/UK


Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner



Steve Ash first became involved with sytems development and project management, on a part-time basis, whilst serving as a flying instructor in the Royal Air Force.  His last post in the RAF was running the desktop software development flight for the RAF Strike Command where he introduced a managed RAD (Agile) approach using the Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM).

On leaving the RAF in 1996, Steve set up OO Training and Consulting to offer services in training, mentoring, consulting and 'getting dirt under the fingernails' for introducing RAD/Agile into organisations and the use of object oriented analysis and design techniques using UML. He is a past director of the DSDM Consortium.

Steve has worked with many organisations, both public and private sector, in many diverse market sectors from local government to global telecommunications for introducing Agile practices, training and mentoring the staff, facilitating workshops and acting as Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master.

Relevant Qualifications:

Scrum Certified Scrum Master

Scrum Certified Product Owner

Certified Agile Project Management Trainer

DSDM Practitioner, Trainer and Examiner

Agile Project Leadership Practioner and Examiner

Prince 2 Practitioner 2005 and 2010

OMG Certified UML Professional (Advanced)

OMG Qualified Service Provider (QSP) for Model Driven Architecture (MDA) FastStart

Work experience

NCR, Agile/Scrum Implementation Coach
February 2013 - October 2013, Dundee, GB
Developing bespoke SDLC incorporating corporate governance with Scrum and Kanban frameworks as part of 5 person, worldwide Agile implementation team(US, UK and India). Developed all training courseware and delivered to personnel from all Scrum roles and senior management from 12 product development teams in UK and Philippines. Coaching for new product developments and maintenance releases for existing products.


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