Episode 49

50: Agile Ideas with Neil Killick


December 30th, 2016

52 mins 38 secs

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About this Episode

Neil Killick (@neil_killick) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss a wide variety of agile ideas including: “Shu-Ha-Ri”, Agile Management, #NoEstimates, and when software is “done”.

[featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Neil Killick Presenting #NoEstimates[/featured-image]

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:

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[reminder]What are your thoughts on #NoEstimates? Please share your ideas below.[/reminder]





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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