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Mary Poppendieck on The Role of Leadership in Software Development

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Summary

In this 90-minute talk from the Agile2007 conference, Lean software thought leader Mary Poppendieck reviewed 20th century management theories, including Toyota and Deming, and went on to talk about "the matrix problem", alignment, waste cutting, planning and standards. She closed by addressing the role of measurement: "cash flow thinking" over "balance sheet thinking".

Bio

Mary Poppendieck (poppendieck.com) teaches and consults worldwide on Lean principles for software. Her approach identifies real business value and enables product teams to realize that value.

About the conference

The Agile Alliance organizes an annual international Agile conference, which brings together the key people in the Agile space to talk about techniques and technologies, attitudes and policies, research and experience, and the management and development sides of Agile software development.

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Nov 27, 2007

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  • It's would be nice to have it as mp3 file

    by Andrey Izmaylov /

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    It's would be nice to have it as mp3 file

  • Re: It's would be nice to have it as mp3 file

    by Floyd Marinescu /

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    Hi Andrey, we plan to do this soon, look out for it in January.

  • Re: It's would be nice to have it as mp3 file

    by Floyd Marinescu /

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    Unfortunately this has been pushed back, instead we're gonna fix our videos in general by migrating to a new platform that will solve our runtime problems people have complained about.

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