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Apr 23, 2020
1h 7m

You can be Agile, and still have waste and defects in your processes - this is what Lean Software Development aims to tackle. In this course, Exploring Lean Principles, you will gain the ability to apply Lean Processes and thinking to your own software enterprise. First, you will learn what Lean is and how it relates to Agile. Next, you will discover the Seven Principles of Lean and the Seven Wastes in software development. Finally, you will explore how to apply what you have learned in your own enterprise. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Lean Software Development needed to eliminate waste and build quality in with your work in software.

About the author
About the author

Chris B. Behrens is a writer, speaker and software developer, specializing in DevOps. He has been a developer and architect for more than twenty years focusing on small to medium size companies and the development changes they face.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Chris B. Behrens and welcome to my course, Exploring Lean Principles. Lean software development was developed on the foundation established by the Toyota Production System. Lean takes lessons learned over generations of industrial practice and applies them in an intelligent way to the craft of creating software. Some of the major topics that we will cover include understanding the relationship between Agile and Lean, identifying waste in software processes, and applying lean principles to your enterprise. By the end of this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to identify waste in your own processes and empower your people to do something about it. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with software development in general. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to build quality in and eliminate waste with the Exploring Lean Principles course, at Pluralsight.