Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit

Mary Poppendieck (Author) Tom Poppendieck (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$54.99
Publisher
Addison-Wesley Professional
Publish Date
May 08, 2003
Pages
240
Dimensions
7.0 X 0.5 X 9.1 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780321150783

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About the Author

MARY POPPENDIECK, Managing Director of the Agile Alliance (a leading non profit organization promoting agile software development), is a seasoned leader in both operations and new product development with more than 25 years of IT experience. She has led teams implementing solutions ranging from enterprise supply chain management to digital media, and built one of 3M's first Just-in-Time lean production systems. Mary is currently the President of Poppendieck LLC, a consulting firm specializing in bringing lean production techniques to software development.

TOM POPPENDIECK was creating systems to support concurrent development of commercial airliner navigation devices as early as 1985. Even then, the aerospace industry recognized that sequential development of product design, manufacturing process design and product support was costly and non-competitive. His subsequent experience in software product development, COTS implementation, and most recently as a coach, mentor, and enterprise architect support the same conclusion for software development. He currently assists organizations that need to improve their software development capabilities apply the lean principles and tools described in this book.