Learn Lean Software Development and Kanban Systems

I did an in-house presentation on Lean Software Development (LSD) and Kanban Systems this week.  Beyond what I had previously learned from various podcasts, I knew little about either topic prior to compiling my slide deck.  In the process of building my presentation, I learned a ton.  I found the concepts weren’t very difficult to grok; however, I found little detailed information was available online.


Hence this post which is merely a list of valuable resources.

  1. Principles of Lean Thinking, Mary Poppendieck
  2. Lean Software Development, May Poppendieck
  3. Lean Programming, Mary Poppendieck
  4. Lean Software Development, Wikipedia
  5. Implementing Lean Software Thinking: From Concept to Cash, Poppendieck
  6. Lean Software Development Overview, Darrell Norton
  7. Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation
  8. The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement
  9. The Toyota Way
  10. Extreme Toyota: Radical Contradictions That Drive Success at the World’s Best Manufacturer
  11. Elegant Code Cast 17 – David Laribee on Lean / Kanban
  12. Herding Code Episode 42: Scott Bellware on BDD and Lean Development
  13. Seven Principles of Lean Software Development, Przemys?aw Bielicki
  14. Kanban Boards for Agile Project Management with Zen Author Nate Kohari
  15. Herding Code 55: Nate Kohari brings Your Moment of Zen
  16. James Shore on Kanban Systems
  17. Agile Zen Product Site
  18. A Leaner Form of Agile, David Laribee
  19. Kanban as Alternative Agile Implementation, Mark Levison
  20. Lean Software Development, Dr. Christoph Steindl
  21. Glossary of Lean Manufacturing Terms
  22. Why Pull? Why Kanban?, Corey Ladas


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