Coach and Trainer, specializing in Agile, Lean, technical software practices and human behaviour.
Mike is a coach and trainer who helps IT teams, and their management, improve the way they work. He’s been writing code for over thirty years and has been an active member of the Agile community for over twenty. He blends his strong technical background with a deep understanding of Agile and Lean methods to help organizations consistently improve how they deliver value to their customers.
Recognizing that all software is written and maintained by people, Mike also has a keen interest in human behaviour, psychology, and applied neuroscience; understanding how people work, both individually and in teams. He writes about that at Unconscious Agile.
Mike is based in Canada and has travelled around the world, provide training classes, coaching and facilitation services to his clients. He also provides remote coaching for clients who prefer that. Note that for the duration of the pandemic, remote coaching is the only option being offered.
In addition to consulting, Mike is a popular trainer. He is a Professional Kanban Trainer (PKT) through ProKanban.org and a Registered Education Provider (REP) for the Scrum Alliance. He is also an instructor for the Agile Mindset classes offered by 3P Vantage and teaches a variety of other customized classes for his clients.
Mike was a contributor to the following books and is also a popular speaker at conferences and events around the world.
- “Test-Driven Development: A Practical Guide” Author: Dave Astels, Published: 2003
- “Mob Programming” Authors: Woody Zuill & Kevin Meadows, Published: 2016
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Mike is available to help your organization, wherever you’re located.
- Professional Kanban Trainer (PKT) from ProKanban.org
- Professional Kanban I (PK1) from ProKanban.org
- Professional Agile Metrics I (PAM) from ProKanban.org
- Registered Education Provider (REP) from Scrum Alliance
- Kanban Management Professional (KMP) from Kanban University
- Scaled Agile Framework® Agilist from Scaled Agile
- Certified Consulting Hypnotist from National Guild of Hypnotists