Lean Software Management: BBC Worldwide Case Study

@article{Middleton2012LeanSM,
  title={Lean Software Management: BBC Worldwide Case Study},
  author={Peter Middleton and David Joyce},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management},
  year={2012},
  volume={59},
  pages={20-32}
}
This case study examines how the lean ideas behind the Toyota production system can be applied to software project management. It is a detailed investigation of the performance of a nine-person software development team employed by BBC Worldwide based in London. The data collected in 2009 involved direct observations of the development team, the kanban boards, the daily stand-up meetings, semistructured interviews with a wide variety of staff, and statistical analysis. The evidence shows that… CONTINUE READING
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