7.5 Questionnaire


What are the typical unexpected changes during a project?

new stakeholders

new requirements

funding changes


What are typical wasteful project management practices?

excessive project administration

cross-functional teams

length and unproductive status meetings

never used documentations

artifical separation of functionally different groups

frequent communication between the stakeholders


What are the good properties of a first plan?

Expected to improve later

Not too detailed

Completely predefined

Expected to change later

Completely fixed


Which is a Lean phrase?

delivering value instead of delivering features

delivering features instead of delivering value


What holds to the initiation stage of Lean project management?

identify the requirements through the whole project

involve only the management

replace meeting room with the "real working place" and observe the users

fix requirements and follow the during the whole project


What holds to the plan stage of Lean project management?

plan short iterations with limited scope

plan in two-three iterations and reach a fixed scope


What holds to the execute stage of Lean project management?

short micro PDCA cycles for responding constant changes

continuous and proactive learning


What are typical wastes of software development?

never or very rarely used functionality

ambiguous requirements

too much software developers

task switching


What are the main components of Lean software development?

Amplify Learning

Empower the team

Decide as fast as possible

See the whole

Deliver as fast as possible

Eliminate Waste


What is the relation between "Deliver as fast as possible" (D1) and "Decide as late as possible" (D2) principles?

fast delivery (D1) is ensured by late decisions (D2)

collecting enough information in consequtive deliveries (D1) gives the basis for making good decisions (D2)

they are not related


What is perceived integrity?

external integrity of the system, e.g. deployment, intuitiveness, usability, etc.

internal integrity of the system, e.g. maintainability, flexibility, etc.