A session at Lean Agile Scotland 2015

Thursday 8th October, 2015

4:35pm to 4:55pm (GMT)

In 2014 I created the HSBC Scotland Schools programme to help support schools with their IT and Coding curriculum. We used Kanban as a way to help students visualise and understand the development lifecycle and the roles within it. This session is a look at how we tried to create this schools programme, the challenges we faced coming from industry into schools, dealing with unwilling (and often hormonal!!) teenagers but also some of the successes we had particularly with primary school students. We have now worked with over 1100 primary and high school students across Scotland since December and we will look to build on that success and expand the programme for the next school term.

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Mick Barry

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Originally from County Meath in Ireland, Mick has spent the last 10 years in Scotland creating software development teams in the Financial Services sector. An enthusiastic practitioner of agile and a budding student of lean, he is currently working in HSBC supporting the Global Asset Management Business. As a father of two (shout out to Grace and Aidan!), Mick takes a keen interest in youth development in Scotland working as a STEM Ambassador to help find the next generation of scientists, technologists and systems thinkers.

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  • Alejandro Alonso
  • Mick Barry

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Time 4:35pm4:55pm GMT

Date Thu 8th October 2015

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