Introduction to Lean Development

Lean Software Development Process (LSD) Training

The Introduction to Lean Development training course is designed to help intact teams transition from a traditional software development process, like Waterfall or RUP, to the Lean Software Development process.

During the Introduction to Lean Development course, you’ll learn how the Lean fits into the Agile ecosystem, advantages of moving to Lean versus other processes, and what to expect after you’ve transitioned to Lean. Along the way, you’ll learn the seven Lean principles, pitfalls, and best practices.

Unlike most software process related courses, this course is structured in a workshop fashion, where the majority of time is spent in hands-on learning, doing labs and working directly through the Lean principles and software practices.

To make the Introduction to Lean Software Process course more relevant, you can either bring your own project to work on during the labs. Or, we can provide a “Case Study” to work through.

Course Summary

Learn how to move to the Lean process.
Developers, Managers, Sys Admins wanting to transition from Waterfall to Lean.
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Workshops are instructor-led lab-intensives focused on the practical application of technologies through the facilitation of a project-related lab. Workshops are just the opposite of Seminars. They deliver the highest level of knowledge transfer of any format. Think wide (breadth) and deep (depth).

Workshop help
2 Days
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of creating software in an agile way
  • Understand how Lean fits into the Agile umbrella
  • Identify all seven of the seven lean principles
  • Describe how to apply the lean principles into software pratices

What You'll Learn

In the Introduction to Lean Development training course you’ll learn:

  • Introduction
    • Business case for Agility
    • Adapting to Agile
  • Lean-Agile overview
    • The Agile Umbrella: Lean, Scrum, Kanban
    • Principles for Lean-Agile
  • Learning to Recognize Waste
    • Incomplete Work
    • Extra Processes
    • Extra Features
    • Multitasking
    • Waiting
    • Motion
    • Defects
  • Value Stream Mapping
    • Your Value Stream
    • Improving Throughput
    • Goals and Vision statements
  • Amplify Learning
    • Quality
    • Design Cycles
    • Deliver Fast and the Importance of Feedback Loops
  • Delay Commitment
    • Understanding the cost of NOT delaying
    • The last responsible moment
  • Empower the Team
    • Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose
    • A Word on Leadership
  • See the Whole
    • Make it Visible
    • Kanbans and Queues
  • Review
    • Key Processes and Ceremonies
    • Key Metrics
    • Making your project Lean
  • Q/A

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