Agile, Lean and    Theory of Constraints        Tom Looy, BigVisibleSoftware Development Process Coach
Our Intent:  Show how applying the principles ofAgile, Lean and Theory of Constraints canincrease the efficiency          ...
Our Means:  An inside - out view of a project1) An overview of Agile, Lean and Theory of Constraints    2)    3)
ScopeSchedule            Budget  The The Iron Triangle      Impossible Triangle
Quality?    Scope            Warning!            Quality!Schedule               Budget      The Iron Triangle
So how do we effectively    manage Quality?     assure
If you want to   you have togo fast…have quality
The right kind of ‘going fast’         can assure   that we have Quality.
Agile, Lean and      Theory of Constraintswill achieve      Speed and Quality.
Five Focusing Steps1.   Identify the Constraint2.   Exploit the Constraint3.   Subordinate     Everything Else to the     ...
Let’s get specific…(our inside - out view of an Agile project)
An Animation of               One Project’s Agile WallAs a…                 Lifecycle of a Story CardI want to…in order to…
Lean Principles on the Agile Wall          Release small batch sizes into the system                   Short workcycles  K...
ToC’s “Drum-Buffer-Rope”   The Rope controls the release of work   into the system by tying it to the constraint.The Buffe...
Other Things of Interest on This Agile Wa                                      Iteration 9 is included in                 ...
Why the Agile Wall Is So            Effective• Focuses on completing work, not  resource utilization• Transparency (Inform...
The Beer Game
Agenda1. Run the animated Agile Story Card Wall2. Examine ‘what if’ scenarios using Excel
Tom Looy    tlooy24@gmail.com   tlooy@bigvisible.comhttp://www.vimeo.com/6440653
The Agile Wall –A Thinking Tool
The Beer Game (Intro) by Tom Looy
The Beer Game (Intro) by Tom Looy
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The Beer Game (Intro) by Tom Looy

  1. 1. Agile, Lean and Theory of Constraints Tom Looy, BigVisibleSoftware Development Process Coach
  2. 2. Our Intent: Show how applying the principles ofAgile, Lean and Theory of Constraints canincrease the efficiency of your software development process and increase the quality of your deliverables
  3. 3. Our Means: An inside - out view of a project1) An overview of Agile, Lean and Theory of Constraints 2) 3)
  4. 4. ScopeSchedule Budget The The Iron Triangle Impossible Triangle
  5. 5. Quality? Scope Warning! Quality!Schedule Budget The Iron Triangle
  6. 6. So how do we effectively manage Quality? assure
  7. 7. If you want to you have togo fast…have quality
  8. 8. The right kind of ‘going fast’ can assure that we have Quality.
  9. 9. Agile, Lean and Theory of Constraintswill achieve Speed and Quality.
  10. 10. Five Focusing Steps1. Identify the Constraint2. Exploit the Constraint3. Subordinate Everything Else to the Constraint4. Elevate the Constraint5. Go back to Step 1
  11. 11. Let’s get specific…(our inside - out view of an Agile project)
  12. 12. An Animation of One Project’s Agile WallAs a… Lifecycle of a Story CardI want to…in order to…
  13. 13. Lean Principles on the Agile Wall Release small batch sizes into the system Short workcycles Keep WIP (Work In Progress) down
  14. 14. ToC’s “Drum-Buffer-Rope” The Rope controls the release of work into the system by tying it to the constraint.The Buffer protects The Drum is the constraint –the Drum from being it sets the pace for work allstarved for work. work done in the system.
  15. 15. Other Things of Interest on This Agile Wa Iteration 9 is included in the plan as a contingency. Velocity is based on capacity (and size) Each team’s was determined through several Story Cards, not previous Iterations of adapting. Story Points.
  16. 16. Why the Agile Wall Is So Effective• Focuses on completing work, not resource utilization• Transparency (Information Radiator)• Helps Manage Constraints• Supports Lean and Systems Thinking
  17. 17. The Beer Game
  18. 18. Agenda1. Run the animated Agile Story Card Wall2. Examine ‘what if’ scenarios using Excel
  19. 19. Tom Looy tlooy24@gmail.com tlooy@bigvisible.comhttp://www.vimeo.com/6440653
  20. 20. The Agile Wall –A Thinking Tool

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