How Agile Taught Me to be a Better Beekeeper

By Mark Kelnar

Read about how I apply Agile principles from my work as a software architect to my backyard beekeeping hobby and side hustle. We’ve often heard how important bees are to our existence on the planet and how we humans can make an impact. I do not know if I will change the world, but I am changing my community and family and friends. When I started beekeeping, there was an overwhelming amount of information to try and figure out. To feel like I had a chance of succeeding as a beekeeper, I decided to approach it like I approach software development with an agile mindset. I constantly learn, set objectives, listen, review results, brainstorm, problem-solve, and try again.

This article was originally published in the April 2021 issue of php[architect] magazine. To read the complete article please subscribe or purchase the complete issue.

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