Shane Hastie

Shane Hastie

Director of Community Development
International Consortium for Agile (
location_on New Zealand

Member since 7 years


Shane Hastie

Specialises In
agile agile-coach agile-mindset agile-team-culture backlog bias business-agility business-analysis change-management coaching communication complex-adaptive-systems continuous-delivery-and-devops enterprise-agile filters management portfolio portfolio-management product-management product-owner product-ownership program-management psychology remote-teams requirements tbr training user-stories vuca

Shane joined ICAgile in 2017 as the Director of Agile Learning Programs and is now the Director of Community Development. He contributes to the strategic direction and expansion of ICAgile’s learning programs, including maintaining and extending ICAgile’s learning objectives, providing thought leadership, collaborating with industry experts, and supporting the larger ICAgile community, which includes more than 150 Member Organizations and over 100,000 ICAgile certification holders.  In the Community Development role, he is responsible for building and nurturing the community of over 500 ICAgile Authorized Instructors.  

Shane is a TBR certified Trainer for both the in-person and virtual version of the class and is authorized to teach the Facilitating Exceptional Remote Learning class from Judy Rees.

 Over the last 30+ years Shane has been a practitioner and leader of developers, testers, trainers, project managers and business analysts, helping teams to deliver results that align with overall business objectives. Before joining ICAgile he spent 15 years as a professional trainer, coach and consultant specialising in Agile practices, business analysis, project management, requirements, testing and methodologies for SoftEd in Australia, New Zealand and around the world.

He has worked with large and small organisations, from individual teams to large transformations all around the world. He draws on over 30 years of practical experience across all levels of Information Technology and software intensive product development.

Shane was a director of the Agile Alliance from 2011 to 2016 and was the founding Chair of Agile Alliance New Zealand

He leads the Culture and Methods editorial team for where he hosts the weekly InfoQ Culture Podcast.

He was one of the authors for both versions of the Agile Extension to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge and a member of the core team for BABOK V3.

He is co-chair of the Agile Alliance Agile Coaching Ethics initiative, working to produce a code of ethical conduct for agile coaching.

He is co-author of the recent book #noprojects - A Culture of Continuous Value, available on Amazon and from InfoQ