Creating a Model to Understand Product (and Software) Development

Posted in Conferences, Project Management on December 22, 2009


Creating a Model to Understand Product (and Software) Development

Summary
Alan Shalloway presents two ways to look at Lean: 1) Lean as a thought process, a culture, a way for an organization to be, and 2)how to use Lean to solve problems. Alan presents the case that Lean-Thinking can be used to solve many problems that face organizations. Lean-Thinking does not require an organization to become Lean, but gives the people involved more tools to become more effective.

Bio
Alan Shalloway is the founder and CEO of Net Objectives. With almost 40 years of experience, Alan is an industry thought leader. He helps companies transition to Lean and Agile methods enterprise wide as well teaches courses in Lean, Scrum, Design Patterns, and Object-Orientation. He holds a Masters in Computer Science from M.I.T as well as a Masters in Mathematics from Emory University.

About the conference
The Lean and Kanban 2009 event was created to drive further progress in software development by providing a unique opportunity to share best practices and innovation within the growing community of software engineers, managers, and executives adopting Lean and Kanban systems. It provides a unique opportunity to meet with and learn directly from industry luminaries and practitioners from around the world.

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