Verified Expert in Project Management
Kingsley is a highly competent enterprise Agile coach, Agile governance expert, and Scrum Master working in a mega-size company. With 7+ years of experience, he is a certified SAFe 6 Practice Consultant (SPC) and an expert in Jira and Confluence. Kingsley excels in driving enterprise transformation and fostering a positive Agile mindset within the teams. He is adept at providing training and valuable recommendations on practices, tools, and solutions to enhance team performance.
Hong Kong Jockey Club
- Coordinated and drove the Agile roadmap planning alongside Agile coaches to create an achievable Agile roadmap for the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC).
- Led the initiative to transform the club's product team, successfully identifying multiple proof-of-concept (POC) teams and enabling them into Agile product teams.
- Provided coaching to more than 20 Agile project teams in different departments on the Agile practice and mindset and provided training to create a positive Agile mindset in the club.
- Delivered coaching, training, and demonstrations to 20+ new Agile project teams, enabling them to kick-start their journey as Agile teams.
- Coached the data analysis service team, guiding them through a transformation from a project-based structure to a vertical service/product team model, which resulted in improved resource planning and enhanced visibility on inter-project dependencies.
- Facilitated the Agile community of practice, updated the Agile framework, and promoted Agile courses to uplift the Agile maturity within the club.
- Led the design and implementation of the Agile governance roadmap, ensuring alignment with the organization's Agile practices and strategic goals.
- Monitored project teams for adherence to Agile practices, providing insightful recommendations in the Agile governance report to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
- Conducted ongoing reviews of Agile governance processes and procedures, driving continuous improvement by leveraging feedback and performance metrics.
- Gathered lessons learned from project monitoring and checks, facilitating knowledge sharing across the organization to promote best practices and enhance Agile culture.
IT Solution Analyst | Scrum Master and Agile Coach
- Coached teams in Agile practices and provided the necessary training to create a positive Agile mindset and increase the team's transparency.
- Managed the Nexus Scrum team and development process, overseeing the product vision and roadmap, organizing the backlog, and coordinating releases.
- Evangelized Agile as a strategic asset for both culture and business value and motivated teams to embrace new tools and practices, such as Jira plug-in, Confluence dashboard, and CI/CD.
- Engaged and facilitated Agile training sessions for both IT and business management teams to extend the reach of Agile practices throughout the enterprise.
- Nurtured potential Scrum Masters by facilitating sharing with Agile talents and offering suggestions on your cases and coaching materials.
- Facilitated and hosted regular Agile practice sharing sessions with IT and business departments on top issues and useful tools.
- Provided consultation sessions to IT and Business teams, providing beneficial recommendations and resolving inquiries on Agile practices.
- Initiated and managed development and testing practices, directing the team towards an Agile mindset.
- Completed multiple large-scale, back-end cloud migrations and upgrades, resulting in increased service performance.
- Led the technical practice team on the CI/CD project, focusing on solution design and architecture, cross-team communication, and cost estimation.
HKJC | Agile Transformation
Performed an Agile transformation in HKJC's enterprise environment, transitioning from a project-oriented approach to a product-oriented one, uplifting the Agile mindset, and driving the Agile roadmap.
Furthermore, I have provided coaching and training to over 20 Agile project teams across different departments, focusing on Agile practices and mindset. Through these efforts, I sought to cultivate a positive Agile mindset within the club. Additionally, I have provided coaching, training, and demonstrations to over 10 new Agile project teams, kick-starting their journey as effective Agile teams.
Moreover, I coached the data analytics service team, guiding them through the transformation from a project-based structure to a vertical service or product team model. This change allowed for better resource planning and increased visibility on inter-project dependencies.
In addition to these initiatives, I facilitated the community of practice, ensuring regular updates to the Agile framework, and actively promoted Agile courses to improve Agile maturity within the club.
HKJC | Enterprise Data Analytics Platform
As a Scrum Master, I played a pivotal role in successfully implementing an enterprise data warehouse (EDW) project and developing an enterprise data analytics platform.
I successfully managed 7 Scrum and 4 Kanban teams with 60+ members in a Scaled Scrum Team model for an enterprise data warehouse project. Similarly, in the context of an enterprise data analytics platform project, I managed 8 Scrum teams and 5 Kanban teams with over 70 members in a Scaled Scrum Team model.
In addition to my managerial responsibilities, I also trained teams in Agile practices, promoting an Agile mindset and increasing transparency. Through ongoing counseling and coaching sessions, I have emphasized the importance of an Agile mindset and Scrum values beyond simply attending Scrum events.
HKJC | Agile Governance
Initiated and led the design and implementation of Agile governance practices at the HKJC.
To ensure its adherence to Agile practices, I regularly monitored project teams and provided insightful recommendations in the Agile governance report, increasing efficiency and effectiveness. Continuous improvement was the main focus of my role. Therefore, I conducted ongoing reviews of Agile governance processes and practices, leveraging feedback and performance metrics.
Recognizing the value of knowledge sharing, I actively gathered lessons learned from project monitoring and checks. By facilitating knowledge sharing across the organization, I promoted the adoption of best practices and nurtured an Agile culture.
Cathay Pacific | Mobile App
Contributed as an Agile coach, Scrum Master, and technical team leader to the successful delivery of the Cathay Pacific mobile app.
Additionally, I initiated and managed development and testing practices, leading the team toward an Agile mindset, and successfully led several large-scale back-end migrations and upgrades to the cloud.
As a technical practice team leader, I actively participated in CI/CD projects. This involved focusing on solution design and architecture, facilitating cross-team communication, and providing accurate cost estimates.
Cathay Pacific | Business and IT Agile Coaching
As an Agile Coach at Cathay Pacific, I have played a crucial role in providing training and coaching to both the business and IT teams.
To cultivate potential Scrum Masters, I have facilitated knowledge-sharing sessions, allowing Agile talent to exchange experiences and providing valuable suggestions on their case studies and coaching materials. I have also taken the initiative to host regular Agile practice sharing sessions, where I facilitated discussions on top issues and shared useful tools.
Providing consultation sessions has been another important aspect of my role. I have offered guidance and recommendations to IT and business teams, helping them resolve their inquiries related to Agile practices. In terms of onboarding new joiners, I have been actively involved in Agile training. This included facilitating training sessions, preparing materials, designing programs, and co-training with the practice lead.
Furthermore, I have taken the lead in developing the practice of Jira within the organization. This involved creating guidelines for Scrum teams, exploring new features and plug-ins in Jira, and providing support to users.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
The University of Hong Kong - Pokfulam, Hong Kong
SAFe Scrum Master Validation (6.0)
Scaled Agile, Inc.
Certified SAFe 6 Practice Consultant
Scaled Agile, Inc.
Certified SAFe 5 Lean Portfolio Manager
Scaled Agile, Inc.
Professional Scrum Product Owner I (PSPO I)
Professional Scrum Master Level II (PSM II)
ITIL 4 Foundation
Professional Scrum Master Level I (PSM I)
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