In ‘Agile’ circles there are certain topics that come up frequently, such as Kanban and Scrum, so much so that we often forget that Agile is a mindset rather than a small subset of methodologies.
Henry Ford exemplified the Theory of Constraints and Systems Thinking. His obsession with flow made him the most successful business man of his time.
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
Cycle-time and Lead-time and even Little’s Law are terms that have migrated over into the software development context and are becoming more widely used, but I am not sure they are fully understood so I’ll attempt to clarify my understanding of the terms. How does cycle time differ from lead time? In manufacturing: There are…