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In Defense of Kanban

June 8, 2013 — Posted by Al Shalloway

As many folks know, Net Objectives does both Scrum and Kanban. Admittedly, our Scrum is very much like Scrumban (or Scrum done under the context of Lean) but it is still an implementation of Scrum.  Scrum, as it normally manifests itself, has several challenges in that it requires teams to learn too much about how to apply it (much is know that hasn't been incorporated into it) and many teams try it when it really isn't the best framework for their situation. 

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The Differences Between Lean Manufacturing and Lean Software Development

June 8, 2013 — Posted by Al Shalloway

Since lean comes from manufacturing, many question its validity for software developers. Our own experience is that Lean in software is very important.  This blog covers three areas:

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Day 20 of 100 Consider Tests First

June 5, 2013 — Posted by Al Shalloway

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Al Shalloway
Business, Operations, Process, Sales, Agile Design and Patterns, Personal Development, Agile, Lean, SAFe, Kanban, Kanban Method, Scrum, Scrumban, XP
Cory Foy
Change Management, Innovation Games, Team Agility, Transitioning to Agile
Guy Beaver
Business and Strategy Development, Executive Management, Management, Operations, DevOps, Planning/Estimation, Change Management, Lean Implementation, Transitioning to Agile, Lean-Agile, Lean, SAFe, Kanban, Scrum
Israel Gat
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Jim Trott
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Ken Pugh
Agile Design and Patterns, Software Design, Design Patterns, C++, C#, Java, Technical Writing, TDD, ATDD, Certifications, Coaching, Mentoring, Professional Development, Agile, Lean-Agile, Lean, SAFe, Kanban, Kanban Method, Scrum, Scrumban, XP
Marc Danziger
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Max Guernsey
Analysis and Design Methods, Planning/Estimation, Database Agility, Design Patterns, TDD, TDD Databases, ATDD, Lean-Agile, Scrum
Scott Bain
Analysis and Design Methods, Agile Design and Patterns, Software Design, Design Patterns, Technical Writing, TDD, Coaching, Mentoring, Online Training, Professional Development, Agile
Steve Thomas
Business and Strategy Development, Change Management, Lean Implementation, Team Agility, Transitioning to Agile
Tom Grant
Business and Strategy Development, Executive Management, Management, DevOps, Analyst, Analysis and Design Methods, Planning/Estimation, Innovation Games, Lean Implementation, Agile, Lean-Agile, Lean, Kanban