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Agile and Lean Six Sigma


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In this session, Sunil shares the agile adoption experience that a Six Sigma Black Belt and an agile coach took borrowing concepts from Lean/Six Sigma to help promote and sustain the change that adoption to agile brought to the software development team. Are they opposing concepts or complementary?

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Agile and Lean Six Sigma

  1. 1. Agile@GE Agile Adoption in a Six Sigma CultureSunil KuttyProgram ManagerGE EnergySoftware Solutions GroupMumbai 1 © 2012, General Electric Company
  2. 2. Lean Six Sigma is…A Measure of QualityA Process for Continuous ImprovementAn Enabler for Culture ChangeSix Sigma = Reduce Variation Lean = Reduce Waste
  3. 3. Agile and Six Sigma… V A L U E TIME
  4. 4. A Black Belt’s tool kit for agile transformation Leadership Support Systems and Structures 4 Thursday, May 27, 2010 4 © 2010, General Electric Company
  5. 5. Learning Agile: Training & Coaching Leadership Support Systems and Structures 5 Thursday, May 27, 2010 5 © 2010, General Electric Company
  6. 6. Started CI with Baby Steps… Several Six Sigma projects with CI Focus: Variation and Time 6 Thursday, May 27, 2010 6 © 2010, General Electric Company
  7. 7. 7‹#› 2012, General Electric Company ©
  8. 8. Visual Workplace Information GE job title/8 Radiators
  9. 9. Retrospectives Enabling incremental improvements: Facilitated Retrospectives, GE job title/9 Agility assessments & cause maps.
  10. 10. Kaizen• 改 (kai) KAI means change or the action to correct.• 善 (zen) ZEN means good•Kaizen is small incremental changes made for improving productivity andminimizing waste. 10 / GE / March 9, 2012
  11. 11. Metrics GE job title/11
  12. 12. Sustaining Change Leadership Support Systems and Structures 12 Thursday, May 27, 2010 12 © 2010, General Electric Company
  13. 13. Thank you. 13 / GE / March 9, 2012