Tag Archives: Lean thinking

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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The role of leadership in software development

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