Mike Bowler

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

Mike primarily works on corporate engagements that block months at a time, although he does make timeslots available for individuals who need quicker assistance.

If you heard Mike speak recently and are looking for more information on that topic, you’re probably looking for this follow-up page.


Overview

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.

Credentials

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Recent articles by Mike

Date Title Location
2024-05-15 Test driving prime factors in Go / Testify Agile Technical Excellence
2024-05-15 Test driving prime factors in Java / JUnit Agile Technical Excellence
2024-05-14 How often do we run our tests? Agile Technical Excellence
2024-05-05 Improvements in CSS: Dark mode and CSS variables Agile Technical Excellence
2024-04-25 Ladder of Leadership Unconscious Agile
2024-04-22 Jirametrics 2.0 Improving Flow
2024-04-17 Jira API: Board details Agile Technical Excellence
2024-04-15 Dopamine and Learning Unconscious Agile
2024-04-12 Jira API: Statuses Agile Technical Excellence
2024-04-10 Forecasting projects Improving Flow

Books

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