Lean Software Development An Agile Toolkit

ISBN-10: 0321150783
ISBN-13: 9780321150783
Edition: 2003
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Addison Wesley Professional
Publication date: 5/8/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

bull; A clear path for more rapid and less expensive development of robust software applications gt;bull; Lean techniques have already achieved great success in other industries including auto manufacturing, healthcare, and construction gt;bull; Lean principles help organizations achieve a competitive advantage by fostering higher performance

Foreword
Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Eliminate Waste
The Origins of Lean Thinking
Seeing Waste
Partially Done Work
Extra Processes
Extra Features
Task Switching
Waiting
Motion
Defects
Management Activities
Value Stream Mapping
Map Your Value Stream
An Agile Value Stream Map
Try This
Amplify Learning
The Nature of Software Development
Perspectives on Quality
The Service View of Quality
Quality in Software Development
Variability
Design Cycles
Do It Right the First Time? Learning Cycles
Feedback
Software Development Feedback Loops
Iterations
Iteration Planning
Team Commitment
Convergence
Negotiable Scope
Synchronization
Synch and Stabilize
Spanning Application
Matrix
Set-Based Development
Set-Based Versus Point-Based
Set-Based Software Development
Develop Multiple Options
Communicate Constraints
Let the Solution Emerge
Try This
Decide as Late as Possible
Concurrent Development
Concurrent Software Development
Cost Escalation
Options Thinking
Delaying Decisions
Options
Microsoft Strategy, circa 1988
Options Thinking in Software Development
The Last Responsible Moment
Making Decisions
Depth-First Versus Breadth-First Problem Solving
Intuitive Decision Making
The Marines
Simple Rules
Simple Rules for Software Development
Try This
Deliver as Fast as Possible
Why Deliver Fast?
Pull Systems
Manufacturing Schedules
Software Development Schedules
Software Pull Systems
Information Radiators
Queuing Theory
Reducing Cycle Time
Steady Rate of Arrival
Steady Rate of Service
Slack
How Queues Work
Cost of Delay
Product Model
Application Model
Tradeoff Decisions
Try This
Empower the Team
Beyond Scientific Management
CMM
CMMI
Self-Determination
The NUMMI Mystery
A Management Improvement Process
Motivation
Magic at 3M
Purpose
The Building Blocks of Motivation
Belonging
Safety
Competence
Progress
Long Days and Late Nights
Leadership
Leadership
Respected Leaders
Master Developers
The Fuzzy Front End
Where Do Master Developers Come From?
Project Management
Expertise
Nucor
Xerox
Communities of Expertise
Standards
Try This
Build Integrity In
Integrity
Perceived Integrity
Conceptual Integrity
The Key to Integrity
Perceived Integrity
Model-Driven Design
Maintaining Perceived Integrity
Conceptual Integrity
Software Architecture Basics
Emerging Integrity
Refactoring
Keeping Architecture Healthy
Maintaining Conceptual Integrity
Isn't Refactoring Rework?
Testing
Communication
Feedback
Scaffolding
As-Built
Maintenance
Try This
See the Whole
Systems Thinking
Measurements
Local Optimization
Why Do We Suboptimize? Superstition
Habit
Measuring Performance
Information Measurements
Contracts
Can There Be Trust Between Firms?
But Software Is Different
The Purpose of Contracts
Fixed-Price Contracts
Time-and-Materials Contracts
Multistage Contracts
Target-Cost Contracts
Target-Schedule Contracts
Shared-Benefit Contracts
The Key: Optional Scope
Try This
Instructions and Warranty
Caution-Use Only as Directed
Instructions
Sphere of Influence
Large Company
Small Company
Special Work Environments
Troubleshooting Guide
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