Neil Killick

  

Director, Iterative

Location: Melbourne, VIC, Australia


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Groups I belong to

Melbourne Scrum User Group

Biography

Summary

About Me
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- I am a skilled & experienced software practitioner who helps businesses get better at delivering software using Agile & Lean thinking, principles & practices
- Through my company Iterative I provide Agile/Lean Coaching, Training, Project/Product Management & Business Analyst services
- I am a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) & Certified Scrum Professional/Practitioner (CSP)
- I am a passionate, successful, creative, innovative, driven & pragmatic leader of Agile teams, coach of Agile/Lean principles, values & practices, blogger & industry speaker
- I have a strong rack record in successful delivery of software by fostering great team practices & culture that inspire vision, commitment, motivation & dedication
- I enjoy engagements which enable me to get valuable stuff done, work with highly motivated people, drive Agile/Lean values & principles, make a genuine contribution at the highest level & help companies, individuals & teams reach their goals

Experience & Education
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- 7+ years extensive Agile/Lean experience being part of or leading Scrum/Kanban teams
- 18+ years broad experience in software delivery in various capacities
- BA (Hons) degree in Accounting with Computing from University of Kent

Speaking
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- I have spoken at the following industry conferences: Agile Australia 2013, LAST 2012, DDD Melbourne 2013 and SIGiST 2013
- Upcoming speaker at: Agile Singapore, Agile Scandinavia, Agile Wales and Agile India

Specialities
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- Delivering great software which delights customers & stakeholders
- Implementing Agile/Scrum/XP/Lean/Kanban principles, values & practices for continuous learning & improvement
- Leading, coaching & mentoring project teams, Managers & Executives in software delivery effectiveness & high performance
- Project progress tracking & release planning using Lean metrics such as throughput & lead/cycle time
- Project schedules/costs/budgets & Agile contracts