Dan Brown

Delivery Manager at Government Digital Service

Location
Lightwater, Surrey, United Kingdom
Industry
Information Technology and Services
Current
  1. Government Digital Service,
  2. RippleRock,
  3. Purple Windmill Ltd
Previous
  1. Satellite Applications Catapult,
  2. ASOS.com,
  3. Lightwater Village School
Education
  1. Manchester Metropolitan University
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Background

Summary

Delivery Manager at Government Digital Service


Im a Kanban and Agile Coach and Trainer. I've worked with clients such as Government Digital Service, Asos, YouView TV, Pancentric Digital, Disney, BSkyB, Avantia, Satellite Applications Catapult, Mandara Captial, Macmillan Cancer Support, Miranda, RDT and the BBC.

I am a advocate of Lean and Agile working and particularly Kanban and Scrum. I'm an Accredited KanbanTrainer, Certified Scrum Professional and Certified ScrumMaster.

I present at Kanban conferences around Europe, and I help to run the Kanban Coaching Exchange in London - a free to attend monthly meetup to hear kanban related talks and talk to other practitioners and coaches.

You can see my blog at http://blogs.ripple-rock.com/danbrown and I'm @KanbanDan on twitter

Experience

Delivery Manager

Government Digital Service
– Present (5 months)

Agile & Kanban Coach and Trainer

RippleRock
– Present (2 years 10 months)London, United Kingdom

I've worked with clients including: Asos; Miranda; Satellite Applications Catapult; Mandara; Avantia; RDT; Macmillan Cancer Support; ATOS; Tesco Mobile.
I'm represent RippleRock on the Lean Kanban University Advisory Board.

Director

Purple Windmill Ltd
– Present (6 years)

Kanban Coach

Satellite Applications Catapult
(7 months)Harwell

I coached the Catapult to help them adopt Kanban within the CTO group, and beyond.

Agile & Kanban Coach and Trainer

ASOS.com
(1 year 5 months)London, United Kingdom

Governor - Chair of Teaching and Learning

Lightwater Village School
(5 years 9 months)

Kanban Coach / PM

YouView TV Limited
(1 year 1 month)

I led the UI Development team working on building "The Future of TV". They were a Lean Kanban team of 18 ActionScript experts building the User Interface for the YouView Set Top Boxes. We used the Kanban Method, to make the most of our team capacity to deliver to high quality software applications in a highly complex and adaptive environment.

ScrumMaster

Pancentric
(4 months)

I was ScrumMaster on the development of applications for Disney's Create online offering for under 12s, as well as managing the delivery of BBC projects for Radio 2 and Lab UK .

Project Manager

BSkyB
(4 months)

I worked within the Online team as a Project Manager delivering a portfolio of projects within the Sky Identity area. I managed the development of Email as an Identifier, and the eInitiative online portfolio, improving the service to Sky’s online customers. This included managing work across the internal Identity Agile (eXtreme Programming) team, offshore waterfall teams and other Sky agile teams in other areas.

Technical Project Manager

BBC
(1 year 7 months)

As TPM I've worked on BBC Learning websites including Blast, ThrillSeeker, BiteSize, Headroom, BreathingPlaces, Schools Parents, Ouch and Raw.

I've promoted the use of Scrum which has now been adopted throughout the FM&T Vision team. I work closely with the technical and editorial teams, managing many stakeholders across the corporation and delivering sites, often in challenging circumstances.

Development Manager

Electronic Arts
(9 months)

Development Manager on "Virtual Me" a game concept allowing users to build lifelike avatars with lip syncing, and link into TV shows. Unfortunately the game was terminated for business reasons.

UK Studio IS Manager

Electronic Arts
(1 year 5 months)

I managed the Studio IS team for EA's UK based Studios. The team is made up of development and support engineers that keep our studio systems working and add value to the studio game teams, to allow them to concentrate on making great games. The team also bore responsibility for the Perforce Source Control system for all of the game content and code.

Development Manager

Electronic Arts
(1 year 9 months)

Managing a team of technical experts who use Server Side Web development including Microsoft .Net, J2EE and TIBCO technologies to build and support Web Applications, Portals, Extranets, and CRM as well as tools and applications.

Senior Software Engineer

Electronic Arts
(5 years 2 months)

I create online applications for the European wing of EA

Design Authority

British Airways
(3 years 3 months)

I was Design Authority on the multi million pound eCommerce project, to build an online platform which accounts for over 40% of BA's revenue.

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Cub Scout Leader

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Assistant Cub Scout Leader - I help run our Cub Pack.

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Skills

  • Scrum
  • Kanban
  • Agile
  • Software Development
  • Extreme Programming
  • Training Skills
  • Coaching
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Training
  • Agile Project Management
  • Certified Scrum Master...
  • Web Applications
  • Software Engineering
  • Test Driven Development
  • Change Management
  • E-commerce
  • Software Project...
  • .NET
  • SDLC
  • Testing
  • Web Development
  • TFS
  • Design Patterns
  • Continuous Integration
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Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Scrum Alliance

Certified Scrum Professional

Scrum Alliance

Accredited Kanban Trainer

Lean Kanban University

Education

Manchester Metropolitan University

BSc Hons, Information Systems

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