Posts Tagged 'lean'

How do I make Scrum and Agile work?

Agile is an approach for completing work by a collaborative effort of self-organizing and cross-functional teams; agile encourages a flexible response to change because that’s what is needed in business. Scrum is an agile framework that has been used to manage work on complex products since the early 1990’s. Scrum differs from agile because it...

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Agile - Why Fail Fast?

The Hertz Corporation recently filed a lawsuit[1] in US District Court, Southern District of New York against Accenture.  Accenture was engaged “to redefine the customer experience on Hertz’s digital platforms, by developing a market-leading website at and a complementary suite of mobile applications, all based on a platform that...

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What is the difference between lean and agile?

Agile and lean consist of two project management methods that help teams deliver results efficiently. Lean management stems from the term Lean Manufacturing that was used by Japanese engineers in the 1950s that focused on eliminating waste in manufacturing. This was vastly different from western companies because production was based upon...

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