Pete George

Pete George

Scrum Master, Malvern Panalytical

BIOGRAPHY

Pete George helps to build high-performing teams, currently as a Scrum Master, and also via coaching, training and consultancy. He is a Belbin Team Roles Practitioner and advises on creating escape rooms for team building. He is also a keen social entrepreneur and tries to ensure all his businesses have a positive impact on the worlds. In particular, he runs Create on the Square, a not-for-profit business encouraging creative enterprise in Cheltenham West, UK.
He has gained a wide range of experience and knowledge from over 20yrs working with software development/delivery teams, predominantly in Agile/Scrum development.

Case Study: Do we really need a team coach?
Malvern Panalytical are a world leading supplier of analytical instrumentation, with software delivery teams in the UK, The Netherlands, Portugal and North America. They have a great deal of experience with Lean & Agile principles & practices, including in-house consultancy. However, in 2019, they decided to appoint Pete George as a dedicated Scrum Master, to explore the benefit of having a coach working as part of the delivery team. This presentation describes the results, so far, and highlights some of the benefits of an embedded team coach/Scrum Master more generally.