Martine is a persuasive and highly passionate communicator, public speaker and published author focused on Agile methods.
Go beyond Theory – Start Practising!
Martine Devos is an organisational development consultant and trainer with comprehensive business background, strong analytical skills and a passion for detecting and solving tough problems.
As an assertive thought-leader she brought many projects and product development efforts back on track in both government and services sector. She has more than 30 years managerial experience in both traditional and agile environments. She mastered successive waves of technology innovation to conceptualize, design and deploy mission critical business-focused ICT solutions in Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies and in the public sector.
She has coached more than 25,000 people in agile principles and practices of Scrum, Extreme Programming and Lean Software Management and Kanban. For her first Scrum project she got the title of ICT manager of the year in 1998 and was one of the first qualified Certified Scrum Trainers.
She initiated and successfully implemented organizational and cultural change initiatives at both companywide and team level in multicultural environments. Martine educates all levels of the organisation from working with executives and leaders through to developers, PMs, BAs and others working on project delivery.
Her offerings include:
- Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
- Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
- Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
- Lean and Kanban
- Coaching teams
- Agile Estimation and Planning – 1 or 2 day courses available
- Agile Project Management – 2 or 3 day courses available – this course also prepares you for PMI-ACP.
- Systems Thinking and Agile Strategy (Management and Lectures)
Martine's courses and workshops provide PDUs for PMI and Scrum Education Units (SEUs) from the Scrum Alliance. As well as a selection of courses offered as public classes at Skills Matter, Martine's courses can also be delivered privately and adapted to your company's specific requirements.
Martine is a regular contributor and co-author of articles and white papers on Scrum, Agile and related best practices and ideas. Download the articles below by following the links:
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Martine Devos' Certified Scrum Master, Estimation & Planning Class
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Would you like to learn the techniques and practices required to become an effective ScrumMaster? Would you like to learn how to support and coach your team through your projects, helping the product owner(s) and developers capture and understand requirements through stories and acceptance tests,...agile-project-management scrummaster agile scrum project-management leadership estimation organisational-development scrum-master csm certified-scrum-master
Martine Devos' Certified Scrum Product Owner
Led by Martine Devos
Are you a product owner struggling to find the time to understand your role in a scrum or agile process? Are you faced with competing demands from inside and outside your team? Are your colleagues always looking for more information about what should be in the next sprints? And do they complain...agile-development scrum agile agile-project-management product-management product-owner scrum-product-owner kanban
Talks I've Given
Scrum - The Good, The Bad and The Not So Good
Featuring Martine Devos
Scrum is like raspberry jam — the more you spread it, the thinner it gets. What is the minimum we need to derive some real benefits, how can we avoid fooling ourselves about “being agile”, do we really need additional methods to scale….agile scrum
Agile Testing and BDD eXchange Park Bench Panel
Featuring Gojko Adzic and Martine Devos
Put your questions to a panel of experts at the end of day one of the Agile Testing and BDD eXchange. This panel will be led by programme lead Gojko Adzic who will take questions from the floor. We are excited to welcome guest panelist Martine Devos who will join speakers and workshop leaders...bddx agile-testing bdd
Agile & Lean Open Space Session with Pizza & Drinks
Featuring Martine Devos
After a brief serving of Pizza & Drinks, we'll hold an Agile & Lean OpenSpace session, led by Martine Devos, to discuss ideas, things we learned, things we would like to hear more about, things to take away after the conference.kanban