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Thursday 18 May 2017



Track 6

Frobisher 6

Lean: just the meat

Coding Level 1
Advanced Level 3

There is a lot of talk these days about lean development, lean enterprise, lean everything. The way it is conventionally presented, it is a slightly different take on Agile. But lean isn’t just Agile. It’s both more, and yet much simpler than that. So, what exactly is Lean, where did it come from, and what does it have to do with development?

Jules May

Jules May


Jules is a freelance consultant specialising in safety-critical systems, mathematical software, and compilers and languages. He has been writing, teaching and speaking about software development for 25 years, and conducts frequent lectures and workshops. He is the author of Programming Like Your Life Depends On It, and is the originator of Problem Space Analysis. https://blog.deprogramandis.co.uk/

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