Craig Cockburn (“coburn”) is a freelance enterprise agile coach based in Edinburgh, Scotland has been working with agile practices since 2007. Originally a software engineer, where he worked in networking and was recruited remotely in the 1980s, he holds software degrees from Edinburgh University and Napier University, the latter an M.Sc. with class medal and distinction. He is an active member of the agile community and is a founding committee member of the BCS Agile Specialist group. He has worked as a scrum master, development lead and agile coach across many sectors particularly public sector and banking. He wrote the UK’s first guide to getting online in 1992, invented an early browser, is credited on the acknowledgements for HTML5 and in the book Agendashift by Mike Burrows. Craig has used remote working for many years and has research published on it from 1993 as well as extensive blog posts pre-covid based on his own experience.
In 2021 Craig was one of the advisors and early supporters of the Agile20Reflect festival and is a co-author of “Agile an Unexpected Journey”, available through Amazon. He wrote the foreword on “Your Guide to Passing the PSM I Assessment”, published 2021.
Craig uses Red Team Thinking to help organisations make better decisions through critical thinking. His main talk topics are Critical Thinking, Visualising Strategy, Visualising Talks and Remote Working. Craig’s full biography and contact details are at https://www.craigcockburn.com and his YouTube channel is at https://www.youtube.com/c/CraigCockburn
He is currently working on his next initiative, www.unbiasedagile.com