Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit. By Mary Poppendieck, Tom Poppendieck. Publisher: Addison Wesley. Pub Date: May 08, Lean Software. Development. An Agile Toolkit. Mary Poppendieck. Tom Poppendieck. Boston • San Francisco • New York • Toronto • Montreal. London • Munich. Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit In Lean Software Development, Mary and Tom Poppendieck identify seven fundamental “lean” principles, adapt.

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Focus on Flow Efficiency, not Resource Efficiency Resource efficiency interferes with the smooth flow of value; it often delivers half the value for twice the effort. An amazing survey of concepts related to agile software development. He currently assists organizations that need to improve their software development capabilities apply the lean principles and tools described in this book. In that environment, contextualising Lean as absolutely supporting Agile values of learning and respect for people and low latency delivery of valuable output is an essential task, and this book achieves that very well.

Integrating Events Knowledge-based development seeks out knowledge gaps, develops multiple options for solutions, and frequently synchronizes all teams developing the system. Do you need action photographs showing your company presenting at a conference?

Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit

Examples from car design and manufacturing reflect nicely to software projects. Let the people who add value use the Solid agile fundamentals plus lot of anecdotes from other fields other than software development. A pithy but important book that takes the principles of Lean Agile Software Development and dives deeper into their overarching philosophy. Jan 30, Cori rated it liked it Shelves: Highly recommended if you want to learn about lean, agile, modern project management, leading and motivating teams or reviewing and extending your scrum practices, even if you are not directly interested in the software development part of the story.


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Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit by Mary Poppendieck

This is not a bunch of template techniques to pick up and stick on your organisation, it’s about understanding the meaning behind them. Oct 08, Martin rated it really liked it. The principles of lean are: Given that I was fighting to get Lean ideas across to a NON-Agile organisation init’s unsurprising that I actively disrecommended this book.

As a reference book it introduced a lot of great tools for improving software development based on lean principles.

This book is time tested and a great framework for bringing Lean to software development. Also contains good examples of the history of lean in the Toyota Production System. Order a DVD of conference pictures. Dec 31, Joni Kettunen rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This book seemed a lot more repetitive than their last book.

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Jun 07, Vitor Cavalcanti de Albuquerque rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jun 14, Arjen rated it really liked it Shelves: They serve as my personal coach in my efforts to improve. The best feature of this book is that it relates core lean values to the software development process.

Each practice is explained thoroughly and most of them are highlighted with examples. My library Help Advanced Book Search. AgileDenver, CO Over digitial, high-resolution photographs. When you have tough problems, increase feedback. Addison-WesleyMay 8, – Computers – pages.

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Chapter 1 Eliminate Waste. It frames up Lean well and provides guidance for bringing into your teams and organizations. Contents Chapter 1 Eliminate Waste. Aug 22, Torben Rasmussen rated it really liked it.

Ask the Right Questions What company doesn’t want energized workers, delighted customers, genuine efficiency, and breakthrough innovation? If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.


Solve the Right Problems Do not focus on the products you are building, focus on the problems customers are encountering.

However, all lean principles explained in the book are still valid. This is a somewhat poorly written and badly edited book agole to provide the basic grounding in so called “agile” processes for software development.

Decide as late as possible 4. Probably would give it 4.

Books by Mary Poppendieck. I took this book tpolkit order to better understand how to be productive in my day poppndieck day activities at work – this book is not for that. With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Deliver as fast as possible: An Agile Toolkit Agile software development series.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Is the agile reference I wish I had read before.

Fun in it tries to relate Industrial Process methods to software. Jan 28, Deniss Ojastu rated it it was amazing Shelves: In Lean Software DevelopmentMary and Tom Poppendieck identify seven fundamental “lean” principles, adapt them for the world of software development, and show how they can serve as the foundation for agile development approaches that work.

Quotes from Lean Software Dev A must-read for leaders, managers and sotware who want to learn more about agile and empowering teams. Agile Software Development Series 1 – 10 of 22 books.