A Tale of Two Transformations: Bringing Lean and Agile by Michael K. Levine

By Michael K. Levine

There are many books that search to give an explanation for Lean and Agile software program that supply thought, innovations, and examples. Michael Levine’s first publication, A story of 2 Systems, is likely one of the top, synthesizing Lean production and product improvement with agile software program suggestions in an enticing company novel. in spite of the fact that, there was beneficial little sensible information for these trying to swap present corporations to turn into Lean and Agile, previously. Mr. Levine has the profitable strategy of A story of 2 Systems, telling simultaneous intertwined and contrasting tales, to convey organizational transformation to life. 

Mary O’Connell and James "Wes" Wesleyan, lately engaged to be married, proportion a dedication to Lean and Agile software program. they've got lately develop into leaders in very varied businesses – one, caught in a slow-moving, unresponsive, process-driven quagmire of a software program tradition; the opposite, suffering throughout the chaos of a sales-driven, process-less swirl. including their clever mentor, Neville Roberts, they determine ways to creating wanted adjustments: force humans (a top-down strategy thinking about procedures and tools), and folks pushed (an enablement process interested in humans and organizations). Mary and Wes overview their events and select methods that top healthy for them, and the alterations commence. 

A story of 2 Transformations differs from many info know-how books via grappling with the entire complexities of our firms: the folk, the politics, the financials, the tactics – briefly, the tradition from which our Lean and Agile trips needs to start. The swap version awarded within the stream of the tales is usually acceptable, and will support an individual wondering the right way to enhance their organization. 

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