Hi, I’m Ben. I’m an Agile Coach, Certified Scrum Master & Certified Product Owner from the UK focusing on all things Agile.

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I am a digital professional, experienced in leading and driving both standard and scaled (SAFe) Agile Scrum teams, managing stakeholders, and delivering products to a high standard whilst under tight project schedules.

My goal with with this website is to create and collate insightful, relevant content that you can put to work in your professional life as ScrumMaster.

Latest Posts

Sometimes Kanban is Better Than Scrum Scrum & Agile
April 18, 2019

When Kanban is the Better Choice

A truly agile team will experiment with a lot of ideas to find which works best, not just adopt the first thing they try. Scrum and Kanban aren’t competitors, they…
distributed agile teams Scrum & Agile
March 8, 2018

Distributed Agile Teams: 9 Hacks That Make Them Work

The world is going insane. Thousands and thousands of things we have in our brain every day; new stuff to do, new trends to discover, new team members, projects that you…
two ways to add detail to user stories Scrum & Agile
September 20, 2017

The Two Ways to Add Detail to User Stories

From Mike Cohn's fantastic blog at Mountain Goat Software. User stories often are deliberately vague at first. If work won’t begin on a story for a couple of iterations, agile…
Nine Questions Scrum Masters and Product Owners Should Be Asking Scrum & Agile
August 30, 2017

Nine Questions Scrum Masters and Product Owners Should Be Asking

From Mike Cohn's fantastic blog at Mountain Goat Software. Before becoming a Scrum Master, I had worked as the technical lead on a number of teams. Part of my job…
Scrum & Agile
July 22, 2017

Why the Whole Team Should Participate When Estimating

A well-established best practice is that those who will do the work, should estimate the work, rather than having an entirely separate group estimate the work. But when an agile…
Eight Tips to Become the Scrum Master Your Team Needs Scrum & Agile
May 30, 2017

Eight Tips to Become the Scrum Master Your Team Needs

Fantastic post sourced from Mike Cohn’s blog on how to run a sprint retrospective. As a Scrum Master, do you ever feel like you’re not doing all you can for your…