Seven Changes to Remove Waste From Your Software Development Process
Jul 21, 2014
This is a story about implementing Lean Software Development in a software vendor house for about 2 years, during which seven major changes have gradually been implemented that have helped the R&D department to remove waste from their software development process with encouraging results.
Applying Lean Thinking to Software Development
Dec 05, 2013
Lean’s major concept is about reducing waste, meaning anything in your production cycle that is not adding value to the customer is considered waste and should therefore be removed from the process. Steven Peeters explains how you can apply Lean principles in an IT environment.
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Craig Larman on the Challenges of Scaling Scrum to Large Organizations
Apr 26, 2011
In this interview, Craig Larman discusses the many challenges you face when scaling scrum to large organizations. These challenges stem from decisions to use component teams over feature teams; adopting out sourcing without careful consideration for the impact of that decision; and over specialization of skills and limited learning which leads to waste, bottlenecks, and poor performance.