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Posts by Dan Greening

Call for Papers: Agile / Lean at HICSS (due 15 June 2016)


Are you exploring agile/lean management practices? Submit a draft agile/lean research paper or experience report by June 15, 2016 to the Agile/Lean mini-track at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)! The HICSS conference, sponsored by IEEE, brings together a broad cross-section of researchers in system sciences—including software development, social media, energy transmission, marketing systems, knowledge management and information systems. Agile […]

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Is Agile a Subset of Lean Manufacturing?


If you hang around agilists long enough, someone will mention lean manufacturing, Toyota Production System or Kanban. Since these concepts predate Agile, you might wonder how they relate, and perhaps why lean manufacturing wasn’t directly applied to software (until perhaps recently with Lean/Kanban). You might wonder whether Agile is just a subset of Lean. What is […]

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