Why Lean Matters?

Feb 5, 2018 · Greater London, United Kingdom

Are you experiencing some difficulties in your Agile adoption? Do you think this is just another management hype or find other people in your organization who think so?
Come and join us in this presentation in order to have a look at Lean, its profound roots and why this is different from anything else you know and also, how it sustains many concepts and principles of other Agile approaches. For more info (and very specially if you are coming) please have a look at the following videos, as introductory material for this session:

WHY LEAN MATTERS - http://vimeo.com/218364452
THINKING IN LEAN - https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6321354658333945857

and of course, the classic from Henrik Kniberg on Spotify Culture - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2o-Xm3UVjs&t=12s

About our facilitator

Fernando Guigou is Uruguayan and Italian, graduated from the Universidad de la República (Uruguay) and has worked in large companies in Uruguay, Argentina, Germany and Switzerland, where he lives now.

After years working for companies like Telefónica, Siemens, UBS, Credit Suisse, etc. he was always skeptical regarding traditional management theories and preferred to stay on the technical path ... until 2007. This year, after reading "Lean Software Development" from Mary & Tom Poppendieck, he started following their work, books and workshops and discovered the theory that formally expresses all his intuitions on common-sense practices that were successful. His first large system for example, was put in production in 1991 and is still in use today, without touching a single line of code. It was intuitively built based on these principles.

Fernando is now the CEO and Principal Lean Consultant of Synchronit GmbH, a swiss-based company specialized on Lean Consulting and Implementation, as well as offering Agile Teams for development abroad, based on a particular model: http://teamshore.org

Contact or follow him at http://linkedin.com/in/fguigou/

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