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5 Ways to Make Agile Great Again -

5 Ways to Make Agile Great Again

Over the course of my years as a Certified Scrum Master and ICF (International Coach Federation) Certified Leadership Coach, I have personally observed that organizations are not making nearly as much progress as they should or want to with their Agile and Scrum implementations. Something is fundamentally broken and needs…

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How Lean and Agile Make Yard Work a Breeze -

How Lean & Agile Make Yard Work a Breeze

So what does yard work have to do with Lean or Agile? They both benefit from something called a Kanban Board. Kanban is Japanese for "signboard" which was originally developed as a way to regulate production at Toyota. You’re probably thinking, "Mixing yard work with software. What?" At its core,…

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Lean vs. Agile - What's the Difference -

Lean vs. Agile: What’s the Difference?

Editor’s Note: Author's blogs are their own and may not always reflect the views of As a Certified Scrum Master, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and PMI-certified Project Manager, I've read many articles on Agile vs. Lean, and they tend to focus on an implementation of Agile and of…

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Lean Six Sigma Glossary -


Agile is a pragmatic, experience-driven way of organizing and managing projects. Agile places a great value on individuals and interactions, working products and services, customer collaboration, and being responsive to change.  

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Lean Six Sigma Q&A -

Can Lean Six Sigma be applied in the software industry?

Can Lean Six Sigma be applied in the software industry? What are the wastes? There’s waste in every industry, including the software industry. Depending on the department the waste would take different forms. Defects could either be bugs in the actual software, not developing the features requested by the customer, or shipping the wrong products…
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