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Lean Software Development Fundamentals

by Stephen Haunts

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.

What you'll learn

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.

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What is Lean Software Development?

Lean software development is an agile framework that is based on optimizing development time and minimizing waste. The whole purpose of lean software development is to create a great product in fast pace environment. Learning lean software will help in becoming an efficient software developer.

Who is this course for?

This course if for any software developer trying to further their understanding in different ways to create amazing software. Lean software development is crucial to learn in todays ever evolving tech environment.

Is Lean better than Agile?

Lean is meant to improve processes in order to create a better software while agile is meant to dive into unpredicable waters. Lean software developement aids software developers in their goals to provide the world with a great product.

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. Stephen also runs a Software Development and Leadership blog called {Coding in the Trenches} which can be read at . Stephen also runs a small music ... more

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