Michael Bentein

Michael Bentein


Lean / Agile coach / Scrummaster Helping organisations transition to Agile delivery streams of customer value. Specialised in fixing failed agile adoptions and finding the smells of Cargo Cult Agile or Zombie Scrum.


Coaching the creation of safe environments where people, from a traditional point of view, act in a highly unsafe way; speaking up, challenging, sharing, thinking, pausing, collaborating, deviating, creating, innovating.. to restore the creation of products that outmatch expectations.


Scrum/Kanban Team coaching and trainings
Coaching product owners in applying good Agile practices in combination with Lean Startup. 
Coaching the creation of lean Portfolio's and Epics/Features/Stories planning.


Tools : Liberating Structures, Lean Change Management, Management 3.0, SAFe / LeSS , Group cohesion coaching, WSJF Priorisation ( Safe City Guide trainings), Evil Mastermind poker planning, Bug Fixing tournaments, Code Retreats, CI / Branching strategies and very specialised Retrospectives to find certain problems.. Mission Impossible / Muda / 3 Little pigs / Cntr ALt Del Reboot / Bumpy road /PO's nightmare .. see my articles on this!


Technical: MongoDb, Redis, React, NodeJS, Google Analytics, Docker, c# / Javascript, Google and Azure cloud.


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