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How well does your organization respond to changing market conditions, customer needs, and emerging technologies? Lean Enterprise, by Jez Humble, Joanne Molesky, and Barry O’Reilly, presents Lean and Agile principles and patterns to help you move fast at scale—and demonstrates why, and how, to apply these methodologies throughout your organization.

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Lean Enterprise

“Any business leader who cares about creating competitive advantage through technology and building a culture of innovation needs to read this book.”

Gene Kim, founder and former CTO of Tripwire, Inc.

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The 21st century is increasingly demanding a way of working that’s cognitively complex, interpersonal, iterative, and even entrepreneurial. With Lean Enterprise, Jez Humble, Joanne Molesky, and Barry O’Reilly explain how software can and is leading the way to transforming our ways of working, which can change our ways of thinking and help us adapt to the emerging world around us.

Mike Rother, Author, Toyota Kata

To thrive in the digital world, transformation must be more than technology driven—everyone within the organization must collectively work together to adapt. This book provides an essential guide for all leaders to change the way they deliver value to customers.

Matt Pancino, CEO, Suncorp Business Services

Lean Enterprise provides a pragmatic toolkit of strategies and practices for establishing high performing organizations. It should be required reading for every executive who understands that we’re all in the technology business now.

Stephen Foreshew-Cain, COO, UK Government Digital Service

The approach in this book is both challenging and disciplined, and some organizations will be unable to imagine following this path. But those who make the journey will find it impossible to imagine ever going back—and if they happen to be a competitor, they are well positioned to steal both your market and your people. Ignore this book at your own risk.

Mary Poppendieck, Co-author of The Lean Mindset and the Lean Software Development series

Building software the right way is a challenging task in and of itself, but Lean Enterprise goes beyond the technology considerations to guide organizations on how to quickly build the right software to deliver expected business results in a low risk fashion. This is a must read for any organization that provides software based services to its customers.

Gary Gruver, VP of Release, QE, and Operations for Macys.com