A Tale of Two Systems: Lean and Agile Software Development by Michael K. Levine PDF

By Michael K. Levine

ISBN-10: 1439803897

ISBN-13: 9781439803899

This company parable studies varied platforms improvement tasks. One venture used to be an abject, pricey failure, whereas the opposite succeeded in making a significant new profit circulation, bringing in new shoppers. via reviewing the stories of those structures, readers will improve a greater figuring out of what works and what doesn’t in terms of the management and motion steps required to reinvent a company’s approaches to get in line with the times.

CEO Evan Nogelmeyer discovers to his dismay that during today’s company international, know-how isn't just for technologists. yet does he realize this quickly adequate and as soon as he does, does he have the instruments and the enterprise savvy he must stave off catastrophe? Evan and his workforce are all well-intentioned, winning company leaders with complicated levels and backgrounds in advertising and enterprise. yet, with out technical backgrounds, have they got what it takes to control the know-how overhaul so severe to the very survival in their corporation and the way forward for their very own careers?

A story of 2 structures: Lean and Agile software program improvement for enterprise Leaders reports fictional platforms improvement initiatives: Cremins United and genuine property details administration, either introduced on the imaginary Cremins company. Cremins is a venerable printing corporation that needs to rework itself to outlive within the net age. One venture proves to be an abject and dear failure, whereas the opposite succeeds in making a significant new profit move and fixing very important patron wishes. Contrasting the equipment hired in a standard, process-centric 'waterfall' procedure, with a lean and agile-inspired method, this publication offers company leaders with a tangible figuring out of why lean pondering is so well-suited to modern environments requiring flexibility, pace, and the enter of specialised knowledge.

At the realization of the 2 stories, writer Michael Levine articulates a sequence of conclusions and rules in response to Lean Product improvement, Agile, and his 25 years of expertise in enterprise platforms development.

While the stories advised and the corporations and staff that inhabit them are natural fiction, the teachings to be realized are very genuine and intensely acceptable in today’s hugely aggressive marketplace, the place victory is going time and time back to the tilt and the agile.

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