Friday Flash! 11th January 2019

The latest news from McKenna Consultants!

Mexico, Baby!

We’ve been out in Mexico City this week teaching Leading SAFe 4.6 for a global client! Lots of fun was had by all and everyone learned a thing or two also.

Augmented Reality

We have a skunk-works augmented reality project going on at the moment. That’s about all we can reveal at the moment, but suffice it to say that it involves some IoT devices, machine learning and some very cool augmented reality!

Systems Integrations

2019 could be the “Year Of The Integration”! We have various integrations with CRM systems, Product Configuration systems and all kinds of other things going on.


We’re also looking to expand our development team in the UK. We are looking for programmers who learn new technologies fast and who want to continually learn a diverse range of technologies! Since we are always taking on new technologies we are not looking for a specific hard skill set. The ability and willingness to continually learn is our number one priority. We are looking for all levels of experience from fresh graduates to decades of experience. If you are interested, please send your CV to [email protected].

Nick McKenna
Since 2004, Nick McKenna, BSc, MBCS Biography has been the CEO of McKenna Consultants. McKenna Consultants is a bespoke software development based in North Yorkshire, specialising in Cloud development, mobile App development, progressive web App development, systems integration and the Internet of Things development. Nick also holds a First Class Degree in Computer Science (BSc) and wrote his first computer program at the age of nine, on a BBC Micro Model B computer. For the last 21 years, Nick has been a professional computer programmer and software architecture. Nick’s technical expertise includes; Net Core, C#, Microsoft Azure, Asp.Net, RESTful web services, eProcurement, Swift, iOS mobile development, Java, Android mobile development, C++, Internet Of Things and more. In addition, Nick is experienced in Agile coaching, training and consultancy, applying modern Agile management techniques to marketing and running McKenna Consultants, as well as the development of software for clients. Nick is a Certified Enterprise Coach (Scrum Alliance), SAFe Program Consultant (SAI), Certified LeSS Practitioner (LeSS) and Certified Scrum@Scale Practitioner. Outside the office, Nick is a professional scuba diver and he holds the rank of Black Belt 5th Dan in Karate.

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