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Project to Product: Fact or Fiction?

Posted July 30, 2020 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence
Project to Product: Fact or Fiction?
What are the ramifications of moving from a project orientation to a process or product orientation? First, an organization needs to establish an efficient means of production. It must create a funding model and a value stream equipped and staffed with people able to deliver its software requirements. Then the organization must manage the flow of work into that development value stream. The concept of flow is critical to value stream performance. Lean manufacturing principles have established that an overloaded value stream slows down the rate of delivery, increases costs, and decreases quality.
About The Author
Jon Ward
Jon Ward is Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium’s Business Agility and Software Engineering Excellence practice. As CEO for Beneficial Consulting, he focuses on the cultural and transformational aspects of implementing Agile. Mr. Ward currently acts as an Agile catalyst, producing significant bottom-line results for software and business change initiatives. Using Lean-Agile techniques, he redesigns target operating models for efficiency and… Read More
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