Review: The Principles of Product Development Flow

Review: The Principles of Product Development Flow The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development by Donald G. Reinertsen My rating: 5 of 5 stars Anyone considering themselves as part of the Lean-outside-manufacturing community should read this – it’s the scientific...

The Product Owner’s Prime Directive

The Product Owner’s Prime Directive Product Development, in the shape of an enterprise’s typical delivery centre, enhancing its core technical platforms, is best understood as a queuing system, where maximum value is generally obtained through short lead times from concept to consumption. The most...

Quick Tip: Coaches Hold Back!

As a Lean/Agile coach, I want my team members to take turns running all the key ceremonies; Standup, CFD, Retrospective, Planning Poker and so on. It works better that way. It’s like my mother always told us kids: Family Hold Back to let the guests go first.

Learning A3 For Lean/Agile Coaches

A3 is a powerful improvement method, founded on a structured thinking process, errorproofed using a semi-formal report format. It is effective as the framework of Improvement Kata, and is the engine driving improvements through the Everyday Lean Model. This is a...