Agile Coach and Trainer, Melbourne.
Hi, I’m Ed. I am an agile coach and trainer with special interest in User Experience, Organisational agility, Business Analysis, Scrum, and lean. I provide agile coaching, training, and consulting, based in Melbourne, Australia. The Projects’ Little Helper site is a place to blog about innovation, collaboration, and change in aspiring lean and agile organisations. I also use this site as an organizer in the Melbourne Agile Meetup and Conference communities. I am part of the Tabar Collective.
You can find out more about what I’ve done, what inspires me, and some nice things that have been said about me on the About page.
Please contact me if you would like to discuss my services.
“Ed transformed our company and the way that we work…The quality of our work shot up; our relationships with our clients became closer and more constructive; our planning became easier and more realistic.”
– Dave Fletcher, Managing Director, White October.
I specialize in helping new teams make the transition to agile and lean ways of working, and in helping teams who want to progress to the next level in their journey. I can help with:
- project initiation
- user research
- user story and product backlog creation
- planning facilitation
- reviews and retrospectives
- programme management and product pipeline
I can deliver customised training courses in the areas of:
- Agile and Lean 101
- Agile Business Analysis
- Organisational Agile
- Lean and Agile for Agencies
Agile delivery team work
Ed is a self-motivated, driven individual who commits to goals and finds a way through roadblocks to get the job done. Ed is passionate about solving real customer problems, and finding efficient ways to accomplish customer goals, with unflinching quality insistence.
— David Marques, Senior VP Research Data Services at Elsevier
Do you need an experienced professional to help your delivery team to get a job done?
If so, I’d please get in touch. I can make a valuable addition to an agile team, performing duties such as:
- Agile Project Manager
- Product Manager
- Agile Business Analyst/Solution Designer
- Scrum Master/Iteration manager
- Development manager
Conferences and Professional Interest Groups
I believe Australia was in need of an event like this, organised by the community and with focus in providing useful content more than anything…it was a great day
— Francisco Trindade, about LAST Conference.
- LAST Conference - I’m the founder and co-organizer of this mini-conference for Lean, Agile, and Systems Thinking practitioners.
- Melbourne Agile and Scrum
- Agile Business Analysts Melbourne
I have presented at these events, and am also at events such as the Scrum Australia conference.