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The Easy Road to FLOW Goes through a Town named LEAN



Don Reinertsen’s contribution to the management of product development is recognized internationally. Don is particularly noted for bringing fresh perspectives and quantitative rigor to development process management. His book, ‘Managing the Design Factory’, is recognized as a powerful and thoughtful application of manufacturing thinking to product development.

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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May 18, 2010

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  • Very well said!

    by Udayan Banerjee /

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    I really like the statement "...Lean contains some idea that are TOXIC to software development..."

    There are fundamental differences between manufacturing and software development that cannot be bridged.

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