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Looking for IT delivery leadership work

Scrum Master / Iteration Manager / Agile Coach / Delivery Lead – looking for a new role due to COVID-19 cutbacks. 

Deep expertise in delivery leadership with lean-agile frameworks, Scrum, SAFe, Kanban and waterfall. Experienced agile coach, program architect and former principal management consultant. Key attributes around organising and structuring, ensuring business value is delivered through enabling and managing application and web development, consulting, infrastructure and architecture teams with multiple sourcing models. Broad and deep technical background. Able to rapidly identify and implement what needs to be done to achieve success for you, your organisation and your customers.

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Agile software development

This post is the text of an article I wrote and internally published on Friday, 27th April 2018 while working at NBN Australia to provide an Iteration Manager aka Scrum Master retrospective the day before our next Program Increment planning session. It’s from a point in time where the Iteration Manager (me!) was looking at what’s changed and what challenges are still to come for the development team.

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Code Monkey

On the back of NetworkWorld’s recent announcement, and other harbingers of doom, that Android’s KitKat (4.x) LolliPop (5.x) & Marshmallow (6.x) releases have known security issues, I decided to seriously revisit taking up being a code monkey again. This time though it’s (more?) serious with 100+ issues including several chipset code vulnerabilities being reported by our good friends at Google. Easy, I’ll have this fixed in a jiffy: whip out VirtualBox currently enjoying a cushy life as a Xamarin Android Player for a virtualised Nexus 7 LolliPop plaything (what, you don’t have virtual playthings?) and that old copy of Ubuntu LTS 14.04 which has been taking up precious NAS space and use up some of that extraneous SSD space on my i7 laptop…

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