allan kelly

London, United Kingdom.

Personally... I'm a happily married man living in London with two wonderful boys!

Professionally... I have held just about every job in the software world, from system admin to development manager by way of programmer and product manager. Now I work as a software development consulting specialising in Agile practices and writing far too much.

I am 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”; and originator of Retrospective Dialogue Sheets (

More at and on Twitter as @allankellynet ( and my company Software Strategy Ltd

  • Work
    • Software Development Consultant