Allan is the founder of Software Strategy and specialises in the business side of software development – namely management and requirements.
With over 25 years experience working with software Allan has held just about every job in the software world: system admin, tester, developer, architect, product manager and development manager.
Allan is London based and works for Software Strategy providing training and consulting in Agile practices. He specialises in working with software product companies, aligning company strategy with products and processes.
In addition to numerous journal articles and conference presentations he is the author of of “Changing Software Development: Learning to Become Agile” (2008) and recently published his new book: “Business Patterns for Software Developers” (2012). In addition he is a contributor to “97 Things Every Programmer Should Know” and “Pattern Languages of Program Design (5)”, has written numerous journal articles and is a popular speaker at software conferences.
Allan holds BSc and MBA degrees and is a recognised Kanban Coaching Professional (KCP). More about Allan on his own website, allankelly.net, Slideshare, his blog: blog.allankelly.net and on Twitter as @allankellynet.
BCS Agile Special Interest Group: Lean Kanban Day, March 2013, London Xanpan (Slideshare) – Kanban + XP
DevWeek, March 2013, London UK 10 Tips to make Agile Adoption more successful (Slideshare)
Software East, February 2013, Cambridge UK Lesson from the Cornish Software Mines (Slideshare)
Sync Conference, February 2013, Norwich, UK Agile in 90 minutes – What, Why, How it work, How to Change (PDF) and Agile in 90 minutes on SlideShare
Oredev Conference, November 2012, Malmo Sweden Retrospective Dialogue Sheets – PDF download, SlideShare presentation – Oredev, Malmo 2012 Business Patterns for Software Developers – PDF download, SlideShare presentation, Video recording
ACCU Conference, Oxford, April 2012 Business Patterns for Software Developers
BCS SIGIST Conference, March 2012 (Testing specialist interest group conference) Objective Agility (on SlideShare)
BCS Central London, March 2012 The What and Why of Agile (Slideshare), March 2012