Chief Knowledge Engineer and Agile Practice Lead @ Software Education
location_on New Zealand
Shane is Chief Knowledge Engineer at Software Education, providing training and consultancy in business systems analysis, requirements engineering, software project management, software testing and design techniques using traditional, Object Oriented as well as Agile methodologies.
With over 30 years of practical experience in software development in real-world environments, Shane has designed and built a diverse range of systems for a broad range of industries - experience which he weaves expertly into the training he delivers for Software Education.
Not only does Shane have a wealth of practical experience, he also has an impressive range of qualifications. He holds a Masters degree in Information Management (MIM), is a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), is ISTQB Foundation certified (CTFL), and is also a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) and an ICAgile Certified Expert in Business Value Management (ICE-BVM).
Over and above his many and varied training and consulting activities, Shane is also active within the Business Analysis and Agile communities. He is a member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®), t, and a board member of the Agile Alliance. Most recently he has brought his passion for all things Agile to his involvement in the IIBA® working group which created the Agile extension to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®) and was part of the Core Team who produced Version 3.0 of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK®). He was a reviewer for the PMI-PBA Business Analysis Practice Guide.
Shane is also a sought-after speaker at local and international industry events and a regular contributor to online forums such as the Software Education trainer's blog, and Software Education's own library of educational resources.
Shane is the Lead Editor for Process & Practices on www.infoQ.com