The Principles of Product Development Flow
Author: Donald G. Reinertsen
What you will learn: The current approach to product development has institutionalized a set of dysfunctional beliefs. Besides others, beliefs like the one that Efficiency is good or that Variability in product development is bad leads in their consequences to large development queues, long cycle times, and will drive Innovation out of our development processes.
Don Reinertsen explains the Problems that occur in our current Systems and describes principles that emphasizes achieving flow in our development activities using small Batch Transfers, rapid Feedback and limited Work-in-Progress inventory. A must-read in that area!
For whom: Agile Coaches, Lean practitioners, Managers, Product Owners