Download e-book for kindle: A Tale of Two Systems: Lean and Agile Software Development by Michael K. Levine

By Michael K. Levine

This company parable reports varied platforms improvement tasks. One venture was once an abject, dear failure, whereas the opposite succeeded in making a significant new profit circulation, bringing in new clients. by way of reviewing the stories of those platforms, readers will enhance a greater knowing of what works and what doesn’t by way of the management and motion steps required to reinvent a company’s tactics to get consistent with the times.

CEO Evan Nogelmeyer discovers to his dismay that during today’s enterprise global, expertise isn't just for technologists. yet does he realize this quickly adequate and as soon as he does, does he have the instruments and the company savvy he must stave off catastrophe? Evan and his group are all well-intentioned, profitable enterprise leaders with complicated levels and backgrounds in advertising and marketing and enterprise. yet, with out technical backgrounds, have they got what it takes to regulate the expertise overhaul so severe to the very survival in their corporation and the way forward for their very own careers?

A story of 2 structures: Lean and Agile software program improvement for company Leaders reports fictional structures improvement initiatives: Cremins United and stricken genuine property details administration, either introduced on the imaginary Cremins company. Cremins is a venerable printing corporation that needs to rework itself to outlive within the web age. One venture proves to be an abject and costly failure, whereas the opposite succeeds in making a significant new profit move and fixing very important shopper wishes. Contrasting the equipment hired in a conventional, process-centric 'waterfall' strategy, with a lean and agile-inspired strategy, this ebook offers enterprise leaders with a tangible realizing of why lean considering is so well-suited to modern environments requiring flexibility, pace, and the enter of specialised knowledge.

At the belief of the 2 stories, writer Michael Levine articulates a chain of conclusions and ideas in keeping with Lean Product improvement, Agile, and his 25 years of expertise in company structures development.

While the stories instructed and the firms and staff that inhabit them are natural fiction, the teachings to be discovered are very genuine and extremely acceptable in today’s hugely aggressive marketplace, the place victory is going time and time back to the tilt and the agile.

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