Lean Change Management – 4 Years Later

Agile Coach

A friend of mine asked me on twitter what my 3 main things I’ve learned teaching my Lean Change Agent workshops and what the main takeaways from attendees were. First, How Lean Change Agent Came to Be. That’s the reader’s digest of my life from 2008 to 2014. What started with the intent of telling a great story, spawned a global movement: ~10,000 copies of Lean Change Management have been sold factoring in all distribution channels.

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Startups Should Lean on Lean Project Management


Enter Lean project management. As a more recent PM methodology, the term “lean startup” is credited as first appearing on Eric Ries’ blog in 2008. The #1 priority of running Lean PM is to eliminate wasted resources , known as mura. So how can you decide what resources you’re wasting in order to run lean? Before you can run lean, you must find your MVP — your Minimum Viable Product. Finding your MVP is not the end of the Lean PM.

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Get Motivated: 10 Motivational Speeches That Will Change Your Life


Rowling, Commencement Speech, Harvard, 2008. In this famous speech that launched the Lean In movement, Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg deconstructs the idea of the career ladder. Oprah Winfrey, Commencement Address, Stanford, 2008. She does that and more with these inspiring words for the Stanford class of 2008.

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Stop Blaming Frameworks, Improve Adoptions


There are a number of useful Agile approaches: Extreme Programming (XP), Scrum, Nexus, Kanban, LeSS, Crystal Clear, Lean Startup, Management 3.0, From what I see, organizations are full of superficial Agile/Lean adoptions.

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Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

Practices for Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Large, Multisite, and Offshore Product Development with Large-Scale Scrum , Craig Larman and Bas Vodde, Addison Wesley, 2010. Scaling Lean & Agle Development: Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum , Craig Larman and Bas Voode, Addison Wesley, 2008. The estimating of software development is both straightforward and complex.

The Perfect Storm for The Project Economy

Leading Answers

Eric Ries documented his lean startup methodology in 2008 as a way for organizations to adapt and experiment with new ideas and perform market tests. The winds of change were strong before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Build Awesome: RoR Devs Wanted


We didn’t really realize it at the time, but we built and launched the company using many of the concepts that Eric Ries later elegantly defined in his 2008 book The Lean Startup. Humble Beginnings. In 2006 I left a great gig at Expedia to start LiquidPlanner with a fellow Expedia colleague, Charles Seybold.

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The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020


Published date: 2008 (revised edition). However, instead of leaning heavily on theory, it uses real-world examples to illustrate how these scenarios play out. The number one thing every project manager needs to level up their skills is experience. And number two?

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Clarifying Misconceptions of the Big Launch

Girl's Guide to PM

However, as students of the lean entrepreneurship movement hear repeatedly, it’s usually not a good idea to launch your product with a “big bang.” In 2008, the Democratic Party made the decision to move Obama’s speech at their convention in Denver from the Pepsi Center (capacity 18,007) to the larger outdoor venue of Invesco Field (capacity 76,125). Do you think that your project should have a ‘launch’ event?

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Story Point Estimating,” Richard Carlson, ALEA, Agile and Lean Associates, 2013. Sjøberg1, and Magne Jørgensen, IEEE Software , Volume 25, Issues 3, May-June, 2008. Protecting Software Development Projects Against Underestimation,” Eduardo Miranda and Alain Abran, Project Management Journal , Volume 39, Issue 3, Pages 75-85, September, 2008. Riehle, September 2008, Naval Postgraduate School. Naval Postgraduate School, 2008. 81, issue 12 (2008) pp.

Software Estimating Resources

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11, November 2008. The Use of Simulation Techniques for Hybrid Software Cost Estimation and Risk Analysis,” Michael Kläs, Adam Trendowicz, Axel Wickenkamp, Jürgen Münch, Nahomi Kikuchi, and Yasushi Ishigai, Advances in Computers, Volume 74, Elsevier, 2008. Effort estimation for Agile Software Development Projects,” Andreas Schmietendorf, Martin Kunz, Reiner Dumke, Proceedings 5th Software Measurement European Forum, Milan 2008. “An 245, 2008. 10, 2008. “A

Risk Management Resources

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79, 2008. “`,” Stephen Ward and Chris Chapman , International Journal of Project Management , 21, pp. 3, 2008. ius, KSI Transactions on Knowledge Society, Volume 1, Number 3, 2008. State of Software Risk Management Practice,” Mira Kajko-Mattsson and Jaana Nyfjord, IAENG International Journal of Computer Science , 20 November 2008. “A 11 November 2008. Risk Management is essential for development and production programs.

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Product Discovery Anti-Patterns Leading to Failure


In the attempt to fill Scrum’s product discovery void, product delivery organizations regularly turn to other agile frameworks like lean UX, jobs-to-be-done, lean startup, design thinking, design sprint—just to name a few. Do you remember the origins of the financial crisis from 2008?

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

79, 2008. “`,” Stephen Ward and Chris Chapman , International Journal of Project Management , 21, pp. 3, 2008. ius, KSI Transactions on Knowledge Society, Volume 1, Number 3, 2008. State of Software Risk Management Practice,” Mira Kajko-Mattsson and Jaana Nyfjord, IAENG International Journal of Computer Science , 20 November 2008. “A 11 November 2008.

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A Digital Service Canvas for Government and Enterprise


The original is Alex Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas , proposed in 2008. He recognized that something like a business model canvas would offer great potential in an entrepreneurial, Lean Startup context. Whether you pitch a Business Model Canvas or a Lean Canvas, the outcome is usually the same in a large enterprise. It isn’t enough to coach an alternative which is less wasteful and better oriented to lean and agile practice.

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

12, 2008. Risk Management and Reliable Forecasting using Un-Reliable Date,” Troy Magennis, Lean Kanban , Central Europe, 2014. Outling a Model Integration Risk Management and Agile Software Development,” Jaana Nyfjord and Mira Kajko-Mattsson, 34 th Euromicro Conference Software Engineering and Advanced Applications , 2008. Sallaberry, Sandia Report SAND2008-4379, 2008. There was a Tweet two days ago from one of the founders of eXtreme Programming, that said.

Webinar Recap: Do You Know How to Recover a Project?


And I see these as two different things, and we’ll talk about that, but from an agile, waterfall, lean, a safe, a construction, a manufacturing.

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Webinar Recap: Two-Pass Technique with MS Project


You have rolling web planning, you have on-demand scheduling or lean scheduling. Long back, I think sometime in 2007 or 2008, while I was getting introduced to project management, my first job into a role of a project manager, long back around 213 years before.

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In-Depth: What a Social Systems Perspective Teaches us About Change


In the following century, it would give rise to modern-day practices like lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and Gantt-charts. A good example of this is field research that was performed in a call center in 2008 (Pentland, 2012).

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Smarter Faster Better Book Review: 4 Lessons Learned

Project Management Hacks

The Lean Startup concept of actionable metrics described by Eric Ries also makes the case for data that can be used. Quote: “In 2008, the Elementary Initiative was launched. In March, I met Charles Duhigg at the Rotman School of Management in Toronto when he spoke about his new book, “ Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business.” ” In this article, you will learn a few insights from the book.

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