Ken Pugh

Ken Pugh helps companies transform into lean-agile organizations through training and coaching. His special interests are in communication (particularly effectively communicating requirements through ATDD), delivering business value, and using lean principles to deliver high quality quickly. Ken trains, mentors, and testifies on technology topics from object-oriented design to Linux/Unix. He has written several programming books, including the 2006 Jolt Award winner Prefactoring and his latest Lean-Agile Acceptance Test Driven Development: Better Software Through Collaboration. Ken has helped clients from London to Boston to Sydney to Beijing to Hyderabad. He enjoys snowboarding, windsurfing, biking, and hiking the Appalachian Trail.

Certifications and Training

  • SAFe SPC4
  • Training from the Back of the Room Trainer
  • Innovation Games
  • CSM
  • Kanban from David Anderson
  • Former Professional Engineer (MD)

Recent Books

Lean-Agile Acceptance Test-Driven Development: Better Software Through Collaboration

Interface Oriented Design

Prefactoring: Extreme Abstraction, Extreme Separation, Extreme Readability

Essential Skills for the Agile Developer: A Guide to Better Programming and Design (co-author)

Recent Articles (list)


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