Mike Bowler

Mike Bowler

Coach and Trainer, specializing in Agile, Lean, technical software practices and human behaviour.


Mike is an experienced coach and trainer who helps teams, and their management, improve the way they work. What makes Mike’s approach different is in the range of skills that he brings to your organization.

  • Human behaviour, psychology, and applied neuroscience, to improve how people work, both individually and in groups.
  • Workflow design and implementation, to improve how the work flows through the system and how value is created.
  • Technical skills to improve how the value is actually implemented and maintained.
  • 25 years of experience with Agile methods to put it all together.

Mike is based in Canada and has travelled around the world, provide training classes, coaching and facilitation services to his clients. Today, preference is being given to coaching that can be done remotely.


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Recent articles by Mike

Date Title Location
2024-02-29 Warning levels Agile Technical Excellence
2024-02-25 “This is a safe space” Unconscious Agile
2024-02-21 Slicing epics Improving Flow
2024-02-17 Six Thinking Hats Retrospective Unconscious Agile
2024-02-11 Remote work vs in-person: What does the data say? Improving Flow
2024-02-04 Inattentional blindness Unconscious Agile
2024-02-01 Linguistic Antipatterns Agile Technical Excellence
2024-01-28 Cognitive load Unconscious Agile
2024-01-25 Coaching to Logical Levels Unconscious Agile
2024-01-21 Technical debt and productivity Agile Technical Excellence


Mike was a contributor to the following books.

  • “Test-Driven Development: A Practical Guide” Author: Dave Astels, Published: 2003
  • “Mob Programming” Authors: Woody Zuill & Kevin Meadows, Published: 2016