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Agile vs Agile - The fall of "scientific" management 9 June 2014

Talk by Dr Laurie Young from New Bamboo at Skills Matter.

Two mindsets

Aim: escape chaos and rejection of process.

Scientific management

Complex systems / empowered teams


Differences between the mindsets

Origin of Agile Software Development: run projects better by joining planning and implementation

Agile manufacturing: measure waste in production, JIT manufacturing -> Kanban

Lean startup: Test hypotheses as you go along rather than developing big business plan up front

Corporate governance: lots of silence, separate departments, little communication across teams

3 Common uses of the word “Agile”