Neil is a software delivery coach and manager with experience shipping software in various capacities, domains, and industries. He is one of the key pioneers of #NoEstimates and seeks better ways to slice work, collaborate with stakeholder, and deliver value frequently. Neil blogs at here and is a must read for agile-minded thinkers and experimenters.
In this episode you’ll discover:
- Agile as a mindset vs Agile as a set of tools and processes
- What is “shu-ha-ri” and does it make sense in an agile context?
- Why #NoEstimates is an important concept that moves agile thinking forward
Links from the show:
- Learn more about Neil at neilkillick.com
- Neil’s slicking heuristic explained!
- #NoEstimates isn’t just about estimating
Question: What are your thoughts on #NoEstimates? Please share your ideas below. You can leave a comment by clicking here.
Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.
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