Agile Styles: Lean and DSDM

Posted in Conferences, Project Management on July 13, 2008


Agile Styles: Lean and DSDM

Summary
This second Agile2006 Agile Styles video looks at DSDM and Lean. Jean Tabaka covered the history and principles of the venerable DSDM methodology, founded in 1994 and now accepted in the UK for use on government contracts. Mary Poppendieck gave real examples of how the 7 Lean principles provide competitive advantage, and discussed the relationship between quality, speedy delivery and low cost.

Bio
Jean Tabaka is an Agile Coach / Facilitator (rallydev.com) who moved to agile after studying DSDM in the 1990's. She authored "Collaboration Explained: Facilitation Skills for Software Project Leaders." Mary Poppendieck (poppendieck.com) teaches and consults worldwide on Lean principles for software. Her approach identifies real business value and enables product teams to realize that value.

About the conference
The Agile Alliance organizes the Agile series conference, which bring together all the key people in the Agile space to talk about techniques and technologies, attitudes and policies, research and experience, and the management and development sides of agile software development.

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Tags: Business, Practices, Conferences, Agile, InfoQ, Methodologies, Agile2006, DSDM, Lean