Mark Bentley
Agile Coach

Currently a Global Fortune 100 Agile Coach working across Europe. Passionate about learning, finding solutions, and helping people improve their working lives. Coaching enterprise teams to become high performing, by focusing on learning, collaboration, continuous improvement, innovation and Agile at scale. Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and Certified BCS Agile Practitioner (Scrum and Kanban), promoting Agile ways of working to ensure people are fully engaged in delivering value early and often. Over 20 year’s experience of developing and delivering software projects. Previously I have been a Scrum Master and Technical Team leader for both Scrum and DevOps teams. My technical specialist background is Database administration and development, where I aimed to automate my job.

The human journey to create high performing Agile and DevOps Teams

Based on first hand experience of leading both Scrum and DevOps teams to become high performing using bleeding edge Cloud technologies, I recognise the human journey similarities in both. In this talk I will explore the parallels and share how you can set your teams up for sustainable success on this journey. It includes advice on how to recruit talent in a high demand market, and the importance of a learning culture for sustained success and keeping pace with changing technologies.