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The Need For Enterprise Agility – Vision and Case Study



Alan Shalloway discusses the need for lean enterprises to harmonize business with management and the technical team, offering advice for each component of the enterprise. Eileen Shuter presents Vanguard’s journey adopting Agile then gradually moving to Kanban, explaining why Kanban makes more sense to them, what it offers over Agile and what are the benefits.


Alan Shalloway is the founder and CEO of Net Objectives helping companies to transition to Lean and Agile and teaches courses in Lean, Kanban, Scrum, Design Patterns, and Object-Orientation. He is the author of several books on design patterns and Lean. Eileen Shuter has over 25 years of IT experience starting as consultant for Dupont and Vanguard, and becoming an IT Line Manager for Vanguard.

About the conference

Lean Software and Systems Conference 2010 — the place to learn about Lean, Pull Systems and Kanban. Understand how established industrial engineering theory can apply to software development process. The conference will assist organizations that depend on software – from start-ups to those that build complex, software intensive products, systems & services – with the application of Lean Thinking throughout the enterprise.

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Jun 10, 2010