The Importance of the Ecosystem

Posted August 27, 2015 | Leadership |

In one open enrollment Lean software development class I taught, two participants were the development manager and manager of project managers of a very successful company that built sophisticated websites for other companies. They were currently at about 100 developers and growing rapidly. As successful as they were, the company had a serious technical problem -- about 5% of their installations would fail in the field and have to be fixed, causing about a 20% hit to the company's development effort.

About The Author
Alan Shalloway
Al Shalloway is the founder and CEO of Success Engineering. He is a recognized thought leader in the areas of Lean, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Kanban, Scrum, design patterns, Acceptance Test-Driven Development, Lean management, value-creation networks, Lean product management, and more. Mr. Shalloway’s focus is on providing an effective Agile-at-scale approach for large organizations, which includes helping internal change agents be self-… Read More
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