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  • Title: The Lean Mindset: Ask the Right Questions
  • Author: Mary Poppendieck
  • ISBN: 9780133258622
  • Page: 281
  • Format: ebook
  • What company doesn t want energized workers, delighted customers, genuine efficiency, and breakthrough innovation The Lean Mindset shows how lean companies really work and how a lean mindset is the key to creating stunning products and delivering amazing services Through cutting edge research and case studies from leading organizations, including Spotify, Ericsson, IntWhat company doesn t want energized workers, delighted customers, genuine efficiency, and breakthrough innovation The Lean Mindset shows how lean companies really work and how a lean mindset is the key to creating stunning products and delivering amazing services Through cutting edge research and case studies from leading organizations, including Spotify, Ericsson, Intuit, GE Healthcare, Pixar, CareerBuilder, and Intel, you ll discover proven patterns for developing that mindset You ll see how to cultivate product teams that act like successful startups, create the kind of efficiency that attracts customers, and leverage the talents of bright, creative people The Poppendiecks weave lean principles throughout this book, just as those principles must be woven throughout the fabric of your truly lean organization Learn How To Start with an inspiring purpose, and overcome the curse of short term thinking Energize teams by providing well framed challenges, larger purposes, and a direct line of sight between their work and the achievement of those purposes Delight customers by gaining unprecedented insight into their real needs, and building products and services that fully anticipate those needs Achieve authentic, sustainable efficiency without layoffs, rock bottom cost focus, or totalitarian work systems Develop breakthrough innovations by moving beyond predictability to experimentation, beyond globalization to decentralization, beyond productivity to impact Lean approaches to software development have moved from novelty to widespread use, in large part due to the principles taught by Mary and Tom Poppendieck in their pioneering books Now, in The Lean Mindset, the Poppendiecks take the next step, looking at a company where multidiscipline teams are expected to ask the right questions, solve the right problems, and deliver solutions that customers love.
    The Lean Mindset Ask the Right Questions What company doesn t want energized workers delighted customers genuine efficiency and breakthrough innovation The Lean Mindset shows how lean companies really work and how a lean mindset is the ke

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    1. The premise of this book is great it promises an insight into creating stunning products and delivering amazing services based on Lean practices Unfortunately it doesn t deliver on at least half of that promise as I couldn t find any explanation of what Lean really is and how to use it.My brief research took me initially to , which provided this definition a production practice that considers the expenditure of resources for any goal other than the creation of value for the end customer to be wa [...]

    2. Compact, good read with some good mindset thinkpieces and little concrete advice Focus on purpose, dare to experiment, optimize the flow and so on.

    3. Great book that explains using real examples, the lean thinking applied to product development, software mainly, but not only limited to these.It has substantially changed my way of dealing with software projects It has helped me to focus on the objectives intrinsic problems to solve, relegating the normal flow of creating software continuously without really asking myself why.I recommend this book to anyone in product development not only software , especially to all passionate developers that [...]

    4. Perhaps the title got me anticipating something different this book would ve been better called Lean Product Development Examples I figured that I would learn insightful models and questions to ask teams and facilitate continuous improvement in organizations instead, it was several very loosely related essays based on product development case studies That s not to say those essays weren t helpful they were Also, a nit Mary at a couple of points creates in my opinion a false dichotomy between agi [...]

    5. It is a nice read about Lean basic pillars and how companies apply the basic principles It is easy to read and enjoyable If you re new to lean software development or you want to recommend a first read about lean to someone, this is your book It doesn t go deep in the details, but it motivates a lot to get started and look for .

    6. She knows the businessMary as expected knows how the innovation and IT landscape works and the book is living proof of that People will save time and money with her tips.

    7. This informative book is a highly recommended read for anyone who manages, leads, interacts with, organizes, or are basically members of product development teams Using case studies from actual companies, it teaches how to better satisfy or gain customers, boost team creativity and innovation, improve efficiency, and eliminate wasteful processes It s mostly targeted for software development but since it s a mindset, the idea is not to exactly copy the practices in the presented case studies, but [...]

    8. The The Lean Mindset Ask the Right Questions is a collection of research results and case studies from companies applying lean in product development and delivery A lean mindset according to Mary Poppendieck is about developing the expertise to ask the right questions, solve the right problems, and do the right thing in the situation at hand.For InfoQ I interviewed Mary and Tom Poppendieck about improving product design and delivery using mental models, incentives and reciprocity, investing in e [...]

    9. This book is a real change in the way Mary Tom are looking at the Lean It s no longer a development process but a product centric view And everything in this short book is about this change of focus The text is much inspirational than their previous book and it s obvious that they will never come back In this end, it s all about asking the right questions note de lecture en fran ais ici

    10. An inspiring book on what lean means with a good mixture from own stories and case studies The examples used show the desired outcome of a lean company or individual and how this affects the steps taken Be aware that there are not many mechanical steps you can blindly follow You have a lot to do on your own to close the gaps and get on the lean wagon Therefore it may not the best book to introduce lean thinking and management.

    11. Great book, initial two chapters are even striking good The true essence of lean thinking lean mindset Now I just feel sorry that I haven t read other Mary Tom s books before I guess it s high time to feel the gap The funny point is that it s another book with the description if how lean innovative Spotify is and to be very honest, it doesn t look like that from their client s perspective P

    12. Tightly written book about how to approach software development and team work in general for working together on tough technical problems I like how Mary does not repeat stories from her other books and puts together a compelling way of approaching software development It would be extra cool if I could work in a place that took her lessons to heart

    13. Great case studies and very good notes on the motivational power of progress, productivity vs efficiency, lean principles and others It truly made me say out loud agile is great but not enough it also made me wonder what is next, what skills and knowledge understanding of the world we work in does one have to have to move their company, their team and themselves to the next local maximum.

    14. A great book by Poppendieck Very interesting because the focus is holistic than just Agile Development The focus is on Building the right product, innovation, culture and customer orientation A very important book to understand how modern companies like , Google and Apple works.

    15. Brief, not dense, and effective The Poppendiecks continue to sharpen their examples and guidance with each new book.

    16. That s a very good book It cleared my vision about lean thinking and guided my first steps into the pos agile era in software development.

    17. Excellent book to start you thinking about a strategic direction with your agile teams beyond churning out story points.

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