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Eliminate waste

                      One of the principles of Lean is “Eliminate Waste”. The concept of “waste” in business was coined in the manufacturing industry during late 1940s. It was used by Toyota. In those days, automobiles involved a huge amount of manufacturing, and companies had to charge […]

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The Goal

I realized that many people through Linkedin and Twitter were recommending The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement written by Eliyahu M. Goldratt (Author), Jeff Cox (Author), David Whitford (Other Contributor) Also, there was a couple of Agile fellows whom strongly suggested to me to read the book, and I had to admit that they were right. The Goal is […]

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Sprint Review in Kanban

            This image belongs to www.innolution.com Of course, I know that there is not any ceremonies in Kanban except for Daily meeting but you have to inspect and adjust your process. What did I think of it? Well, it was thanks to a nice lady (I believe that only for […]

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The Business Model Canvas

                            After reading Lean Startup and Lean Enterprise that I strongly recommend you to buy and read them I decided to start using the Business Model Canvas. What is it? The Business Model Canvas was proposed by Alexander Osterwalder based on his […]

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Lean Enterprise

After Reading Lean Startup by Eric Ries, I wonder what else more about Lean? Fortunately, a friend of mine recommended to me Lean Enterprise: How High Lean Enterprise: How High-Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale, that was written by Jez Humble, Joanne Molesky, and Barry O’Reilly. I always like to know something from the authors because of that […]

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Agile Virtual Coaching

                                This image is from ACI @lyssaadkins and @mspayd agilecoachinginstitute.com There are many clients that want to improve their Agile knowledge but without hiring someone for a long term because every Company is run of money time to time and of course there are professionals […]

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Lean Change management

After I read this amazing book: Lean Management written by Jason Little, I have got plenty of initiatives to introduce changes to my clients but as soon as I accessed on http://leanchange.org/blog/ that is the website of the author I decided to start with this wonderful phrase: “Changing yourself is difficult. Changing an organization? One […]

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Kickstarter Lean Startup

Promoting great Agile or Lean blog as this time it is one of the things I would like to do. Why? Because I think help people is awesome and I feel better every time that I did good stuff like that. Eric Ries, the author of *The Lean Startup*, is launching a new crowdfunded book […]

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The Pomodoro Technique

            The Pomodoro Technique was invented in the early 90s by developer, entrepeneur, and author Francesco Cirillo. Cirillo named the system “Pomodoro” after the tomato-shaped timer he used to track his work as a university student. The methodology is simple: When faced with any large task or series of tasks, […]

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How to build an MVP?

            When everybody want to know what is the best definition of Minimum Viable Product or as most people know, MVP. The most famous definition of MVP comes from Eric Ries; in his blog (and later in his book) he describes the MVP as: […] version of a new product which […]