Lean Software Development Fundamentals

Deliver software more efficiently than ever before. In this course, you'll explore Lean Software Development and how it can benefit your software projects and organizations.
Course info
Rating
(64)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
March 22, 2016
Duration
2h 48m
Table of contents
Agile vs. Lean
10m 56s
Using Kanban
14m 47s
Course Summary
16m 20s
Description
Course info
Rating
(64)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
March 22, 2016
Duration
2h 48m
Description

Incorporating lean manufacturing and lean IT principles and practices is essential to delivering software to your customers quickly and easily. This course, Lean Software Development Fundamentals, will help you understand how the lean principles can be applied to software development so that you can more efficiently deliver software. First, you'll look at how the seven lean software principles apply to a software development team. Next, you'll discover what practices a team can introduce to help make the transition to lean easier, and how Kanban can help to make a team more efficient. Finally, you'll also get to think through a fictional example of a software development team delivering a call center application to their business. By the end of this course, you'll better understand how to develop your software in a lean way, and ultimately, you'll be able to deliver with increased efficiency.

About the author
About the author

Stephen Haunts is an experienced Software Developer and Leader who has worked across multiple business domains including Computer Games, Finance, and Healthcare Retail and Distribution. Stephen has worked in languages ranging from Assembler, various forms of BASIC, to C and C++, and then finding his love of C# and .NET.

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Transcript
Transcript

Hi everyone, my name is Stephen Haunts and welcome to my course Lean Software Development Fundamentals.

I am a software developer and leader who has worked across many diverse industries such as video games, financial services and healthcare over the last 20 years.

Lean Software Development is a development philosophy that has roots back into the automotive manufacturing industry at Toyota and has been adapted to help us develop better software for our customers.

In this course, we are going to introduce the idea of Lean Software development. We will be covering some of the following topics:

  • First we will look at the history of Lean Manufacturing so that you can see the roots of Lean
  • Then we will explore how lean relates to software development
  • We will then look at how Lean and Agile work together
  • Followed by looking at some of the software practices that you can use to help support lean
  • We will then finish up by looking at Kanban and how this can help you run and organise a lean software project

By the end of this course you will understand how Lean practices can be applied to your software project and how it can be used to compliment any already existing agile practices adopted by your team.

This course is ideal for software developers who want to apply lean to their software projects. The course is also very useful to project managers and software leaders who are looking to embed Lean into their organisations.

In this course we will briefly cover the basic of Agile Software Development before we look at Lean. If you want a more in-depth look at Agile Software Development, then I recommend you check out my other course, Agile Fundamentals in the topwallpaper Library.

I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn Lean Software Development with the Lean Software Development Fundamentals course, at topwallpaper.