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

By Michael K. Levine

There are many books that search to provide an explanation for Lean and Agile software program that provide conception, recommendations, and examples. Michael Levine’s first publication, A story of 2 Systems, is among the most sensible, synthesizing Lean production and product improvement with agile software program techniques in an enticing company novel. in spite of the fact that, there was helpful little sensible assistance for these looking to switch current firms to turn into Lean and Agile, formerly. Mr. Levine has the profitable procedure of A story of 2 Systems, telling simultaneous intertwined and contrasting tales, to deliver 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 turn into leaders in very varied businesses – one, caught in a slow-moving, unresponsive, process-driven quagmire of a software program tradition; the opposite, suffering in the course of the chaos of a sales-driven, process-less swirl. including their clever mentor, Neville Roberts, they establish techniques to creating wanted alterations: force humans (a top-down technique concerned with tactics and tools), and folks pushed (an enablement strategy fascinated about humans and organizations). Mary and Wes overview their events and select methods that top healthy for them, and the ameliorations commence. 

A story of 2 Transformations differs from many details expertise books via grappling with all of the complexities of our enterprises: the folks, the politics, the financials, the methods – in brief, the tradition from which our Lean and Agile trips needs to commence. The swap version offered within the circulate of the tales is mostly appropriate, and will aid somebody puzzling over the right way to increase their organization. 

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