Author Archives: Allan Kelly

About Allan Kelly

During his career Allan Kelly has held just about every job in the software world, from system admin to development manager by way of programmer and product manager. Today he works helping teams adopt and deepen Agile practices, advising companies of development generally and writing far too much. He specialises in working with software product companies and aligning products and processes with company strategy. He is the author of three books: "Xanpan - reflections on agile and software development" (, "Business Patterns for Software Developers" and “Changing Software Development: Learning to be Agile”; the originator of Retrospective Dialogue Sheets (, a regular conference speaker and frequent contributor to journals. More about Allan at and on Twitter as @allankellynet (

Three Agile Styles

Guest post by Allan Kelly, founder of Software Strategy in the UK From time to time I feel sorry for those coming new to agile. I feel sorry because some of them expect to find agile provides a solution to … Continue reading

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