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...

Single Minute Enterprise Deploy: A Gamechanger

Being able to rapidly deploy code through environments to production is a gamechanger in enabling business capability and delivering business value. There are lessons and concepts used in classic Lean manufacturing we can learn to help us get there.By significantly...