An Overview of Lean-Agile Methods


Considering the entire context is the difference between scaling agility and agility at scale. But that is a topic for another article.

If you are interested in learning more about Kanban, Lean, Scrum, or XP, please visit the Net Objectives resources page at You can also find a wealth of information on Lean and Kanban, as well as upcoming conferences, at

Works Cited

Anderson, D. (2010). Kanban. Sequim, WA: Blue Hole Press .

Ladas, C. (2009). Scrumban: Essays on Kanban Systems for Lean Software Development. Modus Cooperandi Press .

Poppendieck, M., amp; Poppendieck, T. (2003). Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit. Addison-Wesley Professoinal.

Reinertsen, D. (1997). Managing the design factory : a product developer’s toolkit. New York: Free Press.



[2] Don’s book, Managing the Design Factory(Reinertsen, 1997) is still state of the art, a must read.

[3] David’s recent book, Kanban (Anderson, 2010) Kanban book is another must read.

[4] If you are doing Scrum and facing challenges completing iterations effectively, I highly recommend Scrumban (Ladas, 2009).

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