Lean Software Development Achieving Better Requirements

Agile approaches help by acknowledging the uncertainty and noise that surrounds software development projects. Their solution to this is evolutionary or emergent development. The question now is how can we improve on this? How to make the requirements process more objective and rigorous? The presentation suggests that a lack of …

Lean Requirements

Agile development practices introduced, adopted and extended the User Story as the primary currency for expressing application requirements within the agile enterprise. However, as powerful as this innovative concept is, by itself the user story does not provide an adequate construct for reasoning about investment, system-level requirements and acceptance testing …

5 Things I Learned from Lean that Could Have Saved My Last Agile Project

While Agile methods have enabled organizations to understand and to adopt more disciplined software development practices, Agile can be taken advantage of by software teams in ways that can lead to less desirable results and even project failure. This presentation tells the story of an agile project staffed with veteran …