Lean project management

Lean project management allows you to regularly deliver business value without being based on lists of requirements, features, and functions.

The book The Machine That Changed the World was based on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's $5 million 5-year study on the automotive industry, making the term lean production world famous.

This book proposed the following principles of lean:

  • Identify customers and specify values
  • Identify and map the value stream
  • Create flow by eliminating waste
  • Respond to customer pull
  • Persue perfection

From this, there are the following Lean Principles when it comes to software development, which are largely based on the manufacturing principles of lean production:

  • Eliminate waste
  • Amplify learning ...

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