Tag Archives: Lean

Kanban in a Nutshell

I assert the following (please verify with your own evidence from your past): 1.Time from getting information until using it creates new work (one has to redo the information or one works from old information which results in rework) 2.Time … Continue reading

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How Delays Cause Waste: A Main Tenet of Lean

In this video, Alan Shalloway discusses one of the most powerful tenets of Lean applied to software development: Reduce delays to avoid creating waste

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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

http://www.ted.com Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers — and as a counterpoint Tivo, which … Continue reading

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Beyond Continuous Improvement

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The role of leadership in software development

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Jack be Agile – Jack be Lean

Author(s) Alan Shalloway The Lean-Agile Connection Lean software development and Agile software development are two approaches on the minds of many who want to become more effective software developers. Lean? Agile? Are they similar or different? Do they compete or … Continue reading

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