McKenna Consultants are agile consultants, agile coaches and agile trainers from Harrogate, Yorkshire who empower, transform and teach small, medium and large software development teams through Agile Coaching, Training and Consultancy.

McKenna Consultants Ltd was established in 2004 in Harrogate, Yorkshire. We are a committed team of talented Computer Programmers with a passion for delivering high quality, responsive software. The agile training, coaching and consultancy branch of the business has been successfully teaching, empowering and transforming teams from 2007. We think that Agile Software Development is great and we are passionate about continuous improvement. We love it so much that we think everyone should be doing it. We have a reputation for the way we develop software and we are proud to have some of the best and highly respected trainers around. Our agile services will allow you to improve efficiency, empower your teams and drive quality through Agile Software Development.

Why Work With McKenna Consultants?

There are a number of reasons as to why McKenna Consultants are the perfect agile partner for you. These reasons come from our professionalism, experience and passion of fostering and improving high performing teams through an agile culture and mindset.

Professionalism

McKenna Consultants pride ourselves on our respected, professional approach. This is evident through our commitment to self improvement through continuous learning and certification.

Our professional coaches can boast a wealth of professional certifications and accolades, including:

  • Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) Program Consultant (Nick McKenna and Aaron McKenna)
  • Certified Scrum Coach
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Advanced Scrum Master
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner
  • Certified Scrum Professional
  • Achievements Recognised By the UK Agile Awards
  • Member of the British Computer Society (BCS)
  • Degree in Computer Sciences
  • Degree in Business Studies
  • Regular Industry Conference Speakers

Experience

McKenna Consultants have been providing agile training, coaching and consultancy since 2007. We have experience in successfully running one of the largest Agile transformations in the UK. We delivered coaching, training and mentoring over 250 people over the course of 6 months. We don’t just talk about scaling up Agile, we do it!

A few of our recent Agile clients include:

  • EMIS Health plc
  • Hitatchi Capital UK Plc
  • City of York Council
  • MDS
  • Intelligent Environments
  • Clinisys
  • Jadu
  • Howells Associates
  • Jet2.com
  • Tunstall
  • Callcredit Group
  • Step Change
  • NTI
  • Intellimon

Don’t just take our word for it, read some of our agile training, coaching and consultancy testimonials.

Passion

Our passion and knowledge for Agile Software Development has led us to teach at Universities, in private companies and to speak at Conferences Worldwide to share our experience, help others to improve and to explain the Agile way. Whether you’re a developer, software architect, designer, tester, project manager or even an executive, such as a Managing Director, adopting an Agile approach will be a worthwhile investment. Whether you are thinking about Agile, doing Agile, attempted Agile or trying to do Agile, we can tailor our coaching, consultancy and training to suit you. We deliver courses to help other companies implement Agile within their business, offering real, practical knowledge, not that from a text book. We are highly thought of in the Agile community and you can assured that you’ll really understand the true nature of Agile Software Development from us.

Agile Services For All Experiences

New To Agile?

A phrase that is commonly said by prospective Agile Clients is “we have been trying Scrum for the last year and it isn’t working quite as we had hoped…”. Well, McKenna Consultants will give you hope!

We offer Agile Software Development training courses, Agile coaching and Agile consultancy to a whole range of businesses.

We will give your team a level understanding and coach them to their full potential.

Already Doing Agile?

A phrase that is commonly said by prospective Agile Clients is “we have been trying Scrum for the last year and it isn’t working quite as we had hoped…”. Well, McKenna Consultants will give you hope!

We offer Agile Software Development training courses, Agile coaching and Agile consultancy to a whole range of businesses.

We will give your team a level understanding and coach them to their full potential.