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Tag: lean

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Product-oriented development

Posted by Simon Baker
Presented at the Agile Evangelists Meetup:
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Monday, February 7, 2011

Energized Work are speaking LSSC11 in Long Beach, California

Posted by Simon Baker
David Anderson graciously invited us to speak once more at The Lean Software and Systems Conference. This time it's in Long Beach California from May 3rd to 6th. Volcanoes permitting, here's the abstract for our talk:
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More meaningful accounting to visualize software economics for more informed decision-making

In this article Ross Maynard says it’s unhelpful, even dangerous, to use the same methods to compile management and financial accounts. Regarding financial accounts he talks about matching accruals:
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Saturday, April 24, 2010

You should probably watch this, if you haven't already

Posted by Simon Baker
Watch live video from Startup Lessons Learned on Justin.tv
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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Come and see us at LSSC10 in Atlanta on 21st April

Posted by Simon Baker
Come and hear us talk at Lean Software and Systems Conference, Atlanta. Our session is at 2:30pm on Wednesday 21st April in the Business and Management track. We'll be talking about Product Development in the Land of the Free.
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Friday, March 5, 2010

Visual Hospital

Posted by Simon Baker
We've been working with the boys from Visual Healthcare Solutions (who are faculty members at the Lean Enterprise Academy to create a touchscreen solution called Visual Hospital, which supports the methods they talk about in their book Making Hospitals Work. It's been a lot of fun using an iterative approach to building the interaction design with the users.
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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

A simple measure of effectiveness

Posted by Simon Baker
In the Lean manufacturing world there's a measurement called First-Time-Through (FTT), which monitors whether a cell is making products right the first time. It's a measurement of the effectiveness of the cell's standardized work and shows the percentage of product made without any need for rework or scrap.
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Saturday, January 16, 2010

Lean Software and Systems Conference in Atlanta

Posted by Simon Baker
David Anderson invited us to speak at the first Lean Software and Systems Conferencein Atlanta from April 21st to 23rd 2010. We'll be talking about our evolving 'system' for software product development, which David saw when he visited us at BSkyB, and more. That was nearly two years ago. Since then we've continued to develop the approach and techniques, applying it more recently on a project with a couple of consultants from the Womack and Jones crew at the Lean Enterprise Academy.
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Friday, January 8, 2010

Speaking at London QCon

Posted by Simon Baker
We've been invited to speak again at QCon London. Here's the abstract for our session:
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Friday, August 28, 2009

We won the Gordon Pask Award

Posted by Simon Baker
We're very pleased to receive this year's Gordon Pask Award. We'd like to thank the people who are part of our adventure: The crew at Energized Work who continue to inspire and challenge us; our clients, who have been courageous enough to try something different; and our friends in the agile community who have supported our endeavors. This award is for them all.
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