Lean/Agile Quick Intro for the QA world<br />Yuval Yeret<br />Agile Coach @ Agilesparks<br />yuval@agilesparks.com<br />Mo...
Brief Intro<br />AgileSparks is an elite team focused entirely on helping companies improve their product development oper...
Survey!<br />Who heard about Agile?<br />Who is actually practicing Agile?<br />Who heard about Lean?<br />Who heard about...
Competing on the basis of Speed<br />
Lean Principles<br />Eliminate waste<br />Focus on learning<br />Build quality in<br />Defer commitment<br />Deliver fast<...
Eliminate Waste (Muda)<br />Extra features<br />Partially done work<br />Extra effort<br />Handoffs<br />Task switching<br...
Focus on Time<br />Let it Flow…<br />Eliminate waste that disturbs Flow<br />Manage Cycle Time<br />Quality drives Flow…<b...
Value Stream Mapping<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oA_YSyBkhiM<br />
Value Stream Mapping<br />
…<br />Stage 1<br />Done<br />Stage 2<br />Stage n<br />Work Items<br />In<br />Process<br />In<br />Process<br />In<br />...
…<br />Stage 1<br />Done<br />Stage 2<br />Stage n<br />Work Items<br />In<br />Process<br />In<br />Process<br />In<br />...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssUuvUahq48<br />
Aim for Continuous Flow<br />Alistair Cockburn<br />
Jidoka Steps<br />The four steps in Jidoka are:<br />Detect the abnormality.<br />Stop.<br />Fix or correct the immediate ...
Impact on QA world<br />Support Flow and Small Batches via Automation<br />Build Quality In<br />Continuous and Early Test...
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Lean Agile For Testers

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Quick intro to Lean delivered in the Israeli Quality Assurance and Control Conference

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Lean Agile For Testers

  1. 1. Lean/Agile Quick Intro for the QA world<br />Yuval Yeret<br />Agile Coach @ Agilesparks<br />yuval@agilesparks.com<br />Mobile: 054-4802458<br />
  2. 2. Brief Intro<br />AgileSparks is an elite team focused entirely on helping companies improve their product development operations, by leveraging Lean/Agile/Scrum thinking and techniques. <br />Yuval Yeret – Lean/Agile Consultant/Coach, coming from R&D leadership background, specializing in scaling agile through Lean. Find more about me at http://www.linkedin.com/in/yuvalyeret, my google profile<br />
  3. 3. Survey!<br />Who heard about Agile?<br />Who is actually practicing Agile?<br />Who heard about Lean?<br />Who heard about Toyota?<br />
  4. 4. Competing on the basis of Speed<br />
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  8. 8. Lean Principles<br />Eliminate waste<br />Focus on learning<br />Build quality in<br />Defer commitment<br />Deliver fast<br />Respect people<br />Optimize the whole<br /> “You can not inspect quality into the product; it is already there.” W. Edwards Deming <br />
  9. 9. Eliminate Waste (Muda)<br />Extra features<br />Partially done work<br />Extra effort<br />Handoffs<br />Task switching<br />Delays<br />Defects<br />
  10. 10. Focus on Time<br />Let it Flow…<br />Eliminate waste that disturbs Flow<br />Manage Cycle Time<br />Quality drives Flow…<br />
  11. 11. Value Stream Mapping<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oA_YSyBkhiM<br />
  12. 12. Value Stream Mapping<br />
  13. 13. …<br />Stage 1<br />Done<br />Stage 2<br />Stage n<br />Work Items<br />In<br />Process<br />In<br />Process<br />In<br />Process<br />Queue<br />Queue<br />Queue<br />…<br />
  14. 14. …<br />Stage 1<br />Done<br />Stage 2<br />Stage n<br />Work Items<br />In<br />Process<br />In<br />Process<br />In<br />Process<br />Queue<br />Queue<br />Queue<br />…<br />
  15. 15. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssUuvUahq48<br />
  16. 16. Aim for Continuous Flow<br />Alistair Cockburn<br />
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  18. 18. Jidoka Steps<br />The four steps in Jidoka are:<br />Detect the abnormality.<br />Stop.<br />Fix or correct the immediate condition.<br />Investigate the root cause and install a countermeasure.<br />In the software world:<br />Continuous Integration!!!<br />Measure time to fixbuilds and defects<br />
  19. 19. Impact on QA world<br />Support Flow and Small Batches via Automation<br />Build Quality In<br />Continuous and Early Testing<br />Integrated into flow<br />Improving flow -&gt; <br />Forced you to invest in Quality - otherwise you pay the price of “Defects Waste”<br />
  20. 20. QA Management Role<br />Enable Lean-Science in the QA Domain<br />Educate the people - Teach/Coach<br />Challenge<br />Use Lean Science Thinking to drive decisions/behaviour<br />Whole-System Thinking<br />Beyond the Functions/Silos…<br />Find and Address Tough Impediments<br />Drive QA Continuous Improvement<br />A3, Kaizen, PDM<br />

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