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The Resource Utilisation Paradox - On why less is more

Traditional management approaches have often put high resource utilisation levels at the top of managers agenda as a recipe for effective management, assuming that existing not fully utilised resources are waste. 753 more words

Lean Software Development

Waste in Software Development

What is waste: Something that does not directly add value as perceived by customer

Category of Software Waste(Muda in Japanese)

  • Partially done work – Any Task which is half partially completed is a waste as it doesn’t add any value to customer…
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Lean Software Development

On empowerment and the 2 types of downtime

In a recent LinkedIn discussion, the topics of testing downtime and what should testers do during it was examined. I read and reread the answers a few times and I became convinced that I have a completely different view of what downtime is and how it should be utilised. 669 more words

Agile Software Development

Next Generation Software Engineering

I am excited!

When somebody like Mary Poppendieck during a keynote at the Lean Kanban Central Europe 2014 presents a slide named “Next Generation Software Engineering” and you realise that your teams cover each and every point, it is a great feeling. 76 more words

Agile Software Development