Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit. By Mary Poppendieck, Tom Poppendieck. Publisher: Addison Wesley. Pub Date: May 08, Lean Software. Development. An Agile Toolkit. Mary Poppendieck. Tom Poppendieck. Boston • San Francisco • New York • Toronto • Montreal. London • Munich. Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit In Lean Software Development, Mary and Tom Poppendieck identify seven fundamental “lean” principles, adapt.

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I’ve never believed this one size fits all thinking which is sometimes pushed with Scrum and Kanban literature and this is refreshing exception to that thinking.

AgileWashington, DC Over digitial, high-resolution photographs for full screen display. Didn’t even make it half way through this book. Mar 10, Marko rated it liked it.

Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit

Every chapter discusses one of Nice, concise overview of Lean in relation to software development. An Agile Toolkit Adapting agile practices to your development organization Uncovering and eradicating waste throughout the software development lifecycle Practical techniques for every development manager, project manager, and technical leader Lean software development: Building the Thing Wrong If it seems like there is not enough time to build it right, then there certainly is not enough time NOT to build it right.

On the other hand like me you might want to read the source of the Lean in software dev, which gives a nice perspective. And if you don’t have any background in either, it’s still a little misleading. Ideal to reflect on scrum and agile from a different perspective. Selected pages Title Page. With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. I was half expecting a bit of Agile evangelism in the book but I didn’t see much of that at all.


Main benefit for me softwarw that it takes the discussion of project-level practices and explain the importance and the ‘why’s of those practices in a way that touches the mindset of high-level managers, directors, and even maybe the executive level of organizations.

Finally Mary and Tom provide great insights into how one could structure customer contracts in a lean agile world. Mistake-Proof the Process Think of tests as specifications.

Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit by Mary Poppendieck

She has led teams implementing solutions ranging from enterprise supply chain management to digital media, and built one of 3M’s first Just-in-Time lean production systems. While it doesn’t come natural for many engineers, the authors strongly recommend the need of retrospectives and feedback which are poppendeick to course agike early and often. This one offers explanations why things tend to go in some ways and what are the user or organizational problems these tools are trying to solve.

Mar 23, Wojtek Erbetowski rated it it was amazing. Some lean principles overlap scrum principles and practices while others extend popppendieck. Challenge Provide challenge, feedback, and an environment that enables everyone to become excellent. They are about understanding the principles behind any particular buzz word, going back and working up from how to apply that principle to your environment.

Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit [Book]

Chapter 4 Deliver as Fast as Possible. See the whole – don’t optimise pieces at the expense of the whole put all metrics one level above the area you want to optimise If you haven’t done much reading on Toyota you will soon find your to-read list expanding to include lots of Toyota books. They serve as my personal coach in my efforts to improve.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Focus on principles as these can popppendieck reused in a different environments – practices mostly cannot. I’m actually pleased that I didn’t read this when I was a fresh starter with Agile and Lean.

Compressing the value stream: Chapter 3 Decide as Late as Possible. I didn’t know anything about lean but stumbled upon it while researching scrum another agile management philosophy. This is a must read and must have in your reference library.

Jan 09, David Lokietz rated it really liked it Shelves: Let the people who add value use the Solid agile fundamentals plus lot of anecdotes from other fields other than software development. XPTrondheim, Norway Over 1, digitial, high-resolution photographs for full screen display.

In Lean Software DevelopmentMary and Tom Poppendieck identify seven fundamental “lean” principles, adapt them for the world of software development, and show how they can serve as the foundation for agile development approaches that work.

Deliver as fast as possible: Decide as late as possible: This book is time tested and a great framework for bringing Lean to software development. Don’t Tolerate Defects If you expect to find defects dveelopment final verification, your development process is defective.