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Use lean project management in a multi-project/support environment

I currently work in a small development team that works for multiple clients simultaneously. Some of the work is developing new software for these clients and some of the work is supporting the ...
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Lean software development VS Lean Startup. Is it the same? Differences?

Those concepts are usually mixed everywhere. It seems both are based on Lean, but that's all. The core of the Lean Startup aproach seems to be to develop the MVP (minimum viable product). Whereas the ...
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Encouraging lean practices in a agile/scrum team

We were practicing agile scrum for several years. So far so good :). What we feel is now that the team is more focused on completing individual tasks instead of thinking about the whole purpose of ...
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Difference between Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and Minimum Marketable Feature (MMF)

Are MVP and MMF related and how are they different?
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What is the standard for evaluating team maturity?

There are ever so many references to the team's 'maturity' in the Agile/Lean related books and articles/blogs. Using my common sense I think I can get the idea. I can see how my team has evolved over ...
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How can I draw a Spaghetti Diagram of an industrial space with lots of different rooms?

Using Lean methodologies, I have to optimize both product and people flow in an old printing house. The building has 3 floors with two elevators on one side. This printing house uses a ...
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Can Lean Six Sigma be implemented in a Service-Oriented Company?

In the past I've studied about implementing Lean Six Sigma methodologies, but the literature and the use cases were related to product-oriented environment. Can Lean Six Sigma methodologies be ...
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How best to 'leanify' test case documentation?

I'm currently reviewing some test case artifacts for various project teams as standardized by our organization. However, I'm a bit appalled to find that a lot of content is being captured in documents ...
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How is value defined for Lean?

For Lean practice, what techniques are used for defining customer value and how is the information recorded and presented?
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What first, UX/UI or Scrum Backlog to create a MVP?

I am really interested in expert opinions about my approach on UX/UI design and Agile software development. I hope someone with expertise on this field could help me with my doubts. From my ...
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Is Agile Lean? Or are Agile and Lean totally separate philosophies?

Can I say Agile is "not" Lean and both Agile and Lean are totally different concepts or philosophies? If I take lean principles: "Self Organization" "Kaizen or Cont. Improvement" "Quality ...
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Any information on traditional company structures and variations?

Now that I'm working at higher levels within companies, I come across different groups and people with high-level responsibilities - bodies responsible for funding decisions, governance, CEOs, CIOs, ...
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How much does Lean Software Development really has to do with the original concept of lean manufacturing?

We are seeing more emphasis on the concept of Lean Software Development, especially by the Agile community. It's definitely exciting to imagine that the software industry can be as productive, ...
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The History of Project Management [closed]

There are many styles of Project Management, and many Project Management philosophies to choose from. Some emphasise a plan-based approach, some try to tackle emerging objectives in a dynamic or ...
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What would I need to do to transition from a team coach / organizational change agent to a PM?

A lot of the skills I've picked up as a Lean / Agile coach seem to be relevant to project management, and I've started getting offers of PM work from agencies. Since I coach PMs, I feel like I ought ...