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Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum by Bas Vodde, Craig Larman

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Chapter 3 Lean Thinking

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Chapter

Lean Thinking: The Big Picture 40

Background 44

Lean Summary: The Lean Thinking House 46

Lean Goal: Sustainably Deliver Value Fast 46

Lean Foundation: Lean Thinking Manager-Teachers 48

Pillar One: Respect for People 50

Pillar Two: Continuous Improvement 50

14 Principles 65

Lean Product Development 73

Example: “Kanban System” Analysis 84

Lean thinking is a proven system that scales to large development, as evidenced by Toyota and others. Later chapters explore more connections of lean, agile, and scaling; this one lays out core concepts.

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