We need a faster plane Why? We need to escape missiles from enemy migs Why? Because when we see them it is already too late Why do you see them too late? Because I can’t see down to my left and right and the missiles appear from there first Ah ok, maybe we might improve that giving you better visibility
And if we are using any instrument the stabilizer kicks in and when it is in on it takes a second to reset to manual, too late to change direction Why do you need the stabilizer? So that for long trips piloting is easier Do you need it in combat? No Would you like to be able to disable it in combat? Yes!!!
Speed was not the answer
Lean software development tips and tricks - Agile Tour Dublin 2014
Lean Software Development Tips
Augusto “Gus” Evangelisti - PaddyPower PLC
Optimize The Whole
Focus On Customers
Build Quality In
Keep Getting Better
(Mary and Tom Poppendiek)
Focus on the full flow
Remove barriers, collaborate, be cross
functional, remove silo departments, whole
team responsibility and accountability, fight
What you need
One goal, one direction
Tip #4: Difficult
Have zero tolerance for
Bugs are waste
The worst kind of waste!
Don’t write them in the first place!
Focus on prevention TDD/BDD
Implement fast feedback loops
If a bug slips through
Fix it immediately
We don’t need to log categorize, sort, triage,
asses, fight over BUGS
We need to fix them so that our customers are
A bug management tool is another backlog,
ditch it, we’ve done it and we’re happy!
What does this mean?
The wrong answer is the right answer to a
different question (Paul Sloane)
Experiment, try new things, things you’ve never
done before, accept failure and learn from it.
Only people that don’t innovate never fail.
You can only improve trying new things, you can
only innovate trying new things, don’t be
afraid of failure
How can I fail cheap? Prototyping, spiking, getting
fast feedback, speaking to the customers, getting
out of my building and speaking about my idea.
What you need
Desire to learn
These readings inspired me:
• Lean Software Development - An agile toolkit (Mary and Tom Poppendiek)
• Impact Mapping (Gojko Adzic)
• The Lean Mindset: Ask the Right Questions (Mary and Tom Poppendiek)
• The Innovative Leader(Paul Sloane)
More to come on:
Tip #6: Easy
Use communities of
practice to innovate
Tip #7: Difficult
Stop predicting, be