With a background in software development, Kathy Berkidge is a BA professional with nearly 30 years of experience working on I.T. projects in the telecommunications and retail industries. She delivers BA and agile training and coaching services to many organisations in Australia and around the world including large corporations and government departments.
Since 1999, Kathy has been studying, practicing and teaching mindfulness. Kathy helps teams and individuals integrate mindfulness practices into their agile framework to improve teamwork, be more innovative and deliver better customer value. She is passionate about seeing people, teams and organisations succeed and thrive in an environment of collaboration and harmony.
Lynda has over 25 years of experience in business and systems development as a consultant, professional trainer and practitioner in both the public and private sector. She has extensive experience of adding value to organizations at a variety of levels including coaching agile development teams or helping board level change projects.
Lynda's particular strength is applying business analysis and agile techniques together to help organisations overcome challenging business problems. Lynda is the co-author of the book "Agile and Business Analysis" which was published by the BCS, Chartered Institute for IT in Februari 2017. Lynda currently works for CMC Partnership (UK) Ltd where she is Head of Profession for Business Analysis as well as their Lead Agile BA. Lynda has delivered numerous presentations and key notes to European and international audiences covering subjects on business analysis, agile and business change.