Duncan is an experienced Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) and Scrum Master with a proven track record for delivering high quality products in a wide range of organisations including broadcasting, publishing, and online retail. He is now Head of Training at Agility in Mind, effectively Product Owner for a portfolio of in-house and Scrum.org licensed training products.
While working as a Scrum master his focus was to help teams deliver relevant, valuable products by facilitating pragmatic decision making at regular intervals. Keeping the needs of the business at the heart of his approach, Duncan has used Scrum and a range of complimentary practices to support the delivery of major products in high profile organisations.
As a trainer Duncan has a collaborative style with an emphasis on using practical exercises to allow attendees to learn through doing. The lessons learned in practicing agile techniques in the classroom are backed up with group discussion, linking the experiences gained in the exercises to real world examples of Scrum implementations. At the heart of Duncan’s training approach is an aim to leave attendees knowing the intent behind the Scrum framework and practical skills to allow people to get started.
Check the Agility in Mind website for scheduled public offerings for any of the Scrum.org courses:
Alternatively, get in touch if you would like to discuss a private in-house course for your organisation.