Director of Agile Learning Programs, ICAgile, New Zealand
Shane Hastie joined ICAgile in 2017 as the Director of Agile Learning Programs. He has oversight in the strategic direction and expansion of ICAgile’s learning programs, including maintaining and extending ICAgile’s learning objectives, providing thought leadership and collaborating with industry experts, and supporting the larger ICAgile community, which includes more than 100 Member Organizations and over 65,000 ICAgile certification holders.
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. He spent 15 years as a professional trainer and consultant specialising in Agile practices, business analysis, project management, requirements, testing and methodologies for SoftEd in Australia, New Zealand and around the world.
“I firmly believe that humanistic way of working and the agile mindset are desperately needed in organisations all around the globe today. Taking agile values and principles beyond software is important and making sure they are properly embedded is absolutely crucial for success – we’re in an industry that touches every aspect of people’s lives and massively influences society as a whole and I want to be a part of making sure that industry is both ethical and sustainable.”
INTRODUCING THE INTERNATIONAL CONSORTIUM FOR AGILE
ICAgile is a leading global Agile certification and accreditation body that helps organizations design learning experiences that cultivate an agile mindset and enable sustainable organizational agility. ICAgile’s primary focus is providing a learning journey for individuals on the path to Agile mastery through an array of competency-based expert certifications based on the ICAgile Learning Roadmap. The ICAgile Learning Roadmap has been developed by over 50 worldwide experts and practitioners and contains over 400 learning objectives across various Agile disciplines.
Training providers, corporations, academic institutes and government entities can offer 16 different knowledge-based Agile certifications after successfully accrediting their learning experiences, regardless of which methodology or framework they are using or teaching. Learn more at icagile.com
Shane will explain the background to the formation of ICAgile, the approach to building Learning Outcomes, the values of the organisation, how the ICAgile Certification Roadmap came about and why it is applicable to organisations and individuals, and show where the organisation fits in the ecosystem of agility and where it is heading.