A Tale of Two Transformations: Bringing Lean and Agile by Michael K. Levine

By Michael K. Levine

There are many books that search to give an explanation for Lean and Agile software program that provide thought, recommendations, and examples. Michael Levine’s first ebook, A story of 2 Systems, is without doubt one of the top, synthesizing Lean production and product improvement with agile software program suggestions in a fascinating enterprise novel. even if, there was useful little useful tips for these looking to switch current businesses to develop into Lean and Agile, before. Mr. Levine has the winning strategy of A story of 2 Systems, telling simultaneous intertwined and contrasting tales, to carry organizational transformation to life. 

Mary O’Connell and James "Wes" Wesleyan, lately engaged to be married, percentage a dedication to Lean and Agile software program. they've got lately turn into leaders in very diversified businesses – one, caught in a slow-moving, unresponsive, process-driven quagmire of a software program tradition; the opposite, suffering in the course of the chaos of a sales-driven, process-less swirl. including their clever mentor, Neville Roberts, they establish techniques to creating wanted adjustments: force humans (a top-down procedure excited by strategies and tools), and other people pushed (an enablement procedure desirous about humans and organizations). Mary and Wes review their events and select methods that top healthy for them, and the differences commence. 

A story of 2 Transformations differs from many details expertise books by means of grappling with all of the complexities of our enterprises: the folks, the politics, the financials, the procedures – briefly, the tradition from which our Lean and Agile trips needs to commence. The switch version awarded within the movement of the tales is mostly appropriate, and will aid a person considering the right way to increase their organization. 

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