7.4 Summary

In this lesson Lean project management and Lean software development are basically introduced and discussed:

  • Differences between development and production
  • Similarities of software development and research
  • Typical problems of traditional project management
  • How to apply Lean principles in project management
  • Reinterpreting the project management stages with the help of PDCA
  • Discussing Lean Software Development: eliminate waste, amplify learning, decide as late as possible, deliver as fast as possible, empower the team, build integrity in, see the whole