The practical, how-to guide to putting Lean Software Development to work - by its legendary creators, Mary and Tom Poppendieck * *Packed with new real-world examples from the authors' worldwide consulting engagements. *Goes far beyond generic implementation guidelines to demonstrate exactly how 'lean' works in actual software projects. *Introduces powerful tools for successfully leading lean software projects. *Shows how to rethink software scheduling and finally make it work. Building on their breakthrough best-seller Implementing Lean Software Development , Mary and Tom Poppendieck show software leaders how to quickly identify the biggest opportunities for improvement in their development organizations. Next, the Poppendiecks guide leaders through the more complex process of making the changes that are necessary - and making them stick. Leading Lean Software Development offers an even greater emphasis on practical, 'how-to' advice that reflects the authors' even more extensive experience putting lean software development to work in real organizations. IT leaders will also find all-new coverage of the tools that are now available for successfully leading lean software organizations and relentlessly improving software development processes for years to come. Coverage includes: * *How software managers and engineers can apply lean principles and practices to run software projects more effectively. *Success stories demonstrating the application of lean values and practices. *Understanding the role of both systems and people in software process improvement. *Rethinking software project scheduling.Mary Poppendieck A a³ A3 Thinking No matter how cross-functional a team may be, there are always boundaries on either ... Figure 4-2 shows a template for an A3 problem-solving report, which is confined to one side of an A3 sheet and isanbsp;...
|Title||:||Leading Lean Software Development|
|Author||:||Mary Poppendieck, Tom Poppendieck, Thomas David Poppendieck|
|Publisher||:||Addison-Wesley Professional - 2010|