Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale 1st Edition, Kindle Edition
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How well does your organization respond to changing market conditions, customer needs, and emerging technologies when building software-based products? This practical guide presents Lean and Agile principles and patterns to help you move fast at scale—and demonstrates why and how to apply these paradigms throughout your organization, rather than with just one department or team.
Through case studies, you’ll learn how successful enterprises have rethought everything from governance and financial management to systems architecture and organizational culture in the pursuit of radically improved performance.
- Discover how Lean focuses on people and teamwork at every level, in contrast to traditional management practices
- Approach problem-solving experimentally by exploring solutions, testing assumptions, and getting feedback from real users
- Lead and manage large-scale programs in a way that empowers employees, increases the speed and quality of delivery, and lowers costs
- Learn how to implement ideas from the DevOps and Lean Startup movements even in complex, regulated environments
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About the Author
Joanne Molesky is a Principal Consultant with ThoughtWorks, where she works on internal IT Risk and Compliance, and provides consulting services to clients in the area of continuous delivery and process improvement, particularly as it applies to controls, risk, and compliance. She holds CISA and CRISC certifications from ISACA.
Barry O'Reilly is a business advisor, entrepreneur, and author who has pioneered the intersection of business model innovation, product development, organizational design, and culture transformation.Barry works with business leaders and teams from global organizations that seek to invent the future, not fear it. Every day, Barry helps with many of the world's leading companies, from disruptive startups to Fortune 500 behemoths, break the vicious cycles that spiral businesses toward death by enabling culture of experimentation and learning to unlock the insights required for better decision making, higher performance and results.Barry is the author of Unlearn: Let Go of Past Success to Achieve Extraordinary Results, and co-author of the international bestseller Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale--included in the Eric Ries series, and a Harvard Business Review must read for CEOs and business leaders. He is an internationally sought-after speaker, frequent writer and contributor to The Economist, Strategy+Business, and MIT Sloan Management Review.Barry is faculty at Singularity University, advising and contributing to Singularity's executive and accelerator programs based in San Francisco, and throughout the globe.Barry is the founder of ExecCamp, the entrepreneurial experience for executives, and management consultancy Antennae.His mission is to help purposeful, technology-led businesses innovate at scale.Read Barry's blog here: www.barryoreilly.comSee what he has to say on Twitter: @barryoreilly --This text refers to the paperback edition.
- ASIN : B08DDK2X52
- Publisher : O'Reilly Media; 1st edition (20 July 2020)
- Language : English
- File size : 14514 KB
- Simultaneous device usage : Unlimited
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 342 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 393,885 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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More for the novice than the executive or academic student.
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The government should fly planes over London dropping this book onto the streets.
A heart lifting guide to transforming Victorian, bureaucratic, hierarchical organisations into innovative, producers of digital experiences that delight their customers and empower the workforce.
A practical guide covering culture, history of Lean, the three horizons of a product, validation and MVP, measurements, feedback loops, flow and cycle time, innovation accounting, analytics, tearing down silos, impact mapping, continuous improvement, continuous integration, test automation, kanban, cost of delay, blue-green deployment, feature flags, lean UX, safe cultures, a/b testing, the list goes on and on.
Full of anecdotes and evidence, and levels wonderful criticism at the incumbent graying behemoths with their pathological cultures, so that at least when you fail to make dent you can reap some sense of schadenfreude from their inevitable bankruptcy, or bail out.
As someone dealing with the legacy environment on a daily basis, I would have hoped for some guidance on how this paradigm can integrate with what will necessarily exist in parallel for many years.
But a great insight into the concepts of the new none the less
Well worth reading.