Recap on Star Wars Episodes 1-‐3: We don’t really talk about them Episode 4: Boy realises he can do magic, falls in love with girl, sHcks it to the evil empire Episode 5: Boy’s mate gets frozen, boy learns how to *do* magic, ﬁnds out his Dad runs the evil empire. Episode 6: Boy understands he loves the girl as a sister <phew>, boy ﬁghts Dad, Dad ﬁghts boy, boy beats Dad, old cackling guy ﬁghts boy. Dad beats old cackling dude. Cut to party. All clear now?
Recap on Lean A philosophy that enables moHvated people to build the right stuﬀ for the right customers at the right Hme (me) (Your deﬁniHon may vary)
Now… Witness the ﬁrepower of this fully operaHonal conference talk
officeA long time ago, in a galaxy far,far, away… ^
Summary Understand your system – use systems thinking tools Visualise work using kanban boards / story walls Work to eliminate constraints in your system, use the Theory of Constraints Work in Progress, Swarming helped keep throughput high Yesterdays weather and burnup Use control charts to idenHfy and reduce variability
And ﬁnally This actually happened We spent nearly 6 weeks (on and oﬀ) building it The team was completely self-‐organising No one was telling us how to do this, it just happened this way Why did it happen this way? 10,000 hours? Combined > 50 years of experience working with ‘agile’?