Devnology Podcast 011 - David Anderson
David Anderson is thoughtleader on the subject of Kanban. He is the founder of the Lean Software & Systems Consortium and helped to create the Limited WIP Society. His latest book is the subject of this Podcast, which is called: Kanban, Successful Evolutionary Change For Your Technology Business. You can follow David on twitter via @agilemanager.
In this episode we talk with David on his shift from the Theory of Constraints to Kanban and the benefits of visualizing the workflow and limiting Work-in-Progress. We discuss several aspects from his latest book and talk about the people and books that inspired him to write this book. David also shares his knowledge and experiences on Feature Driven Development.
This Podcast was recorded in Antwerp at the Lean & Kanban 2010 Europe conference.
Links for this podcast
- The Lean term originates from the book: The Machine That Changed the World, by James Womack, Daniel Jones and Daniel Roos.
- David's previous book: Agile Management for Software Engineering.
- Why people fail at multitasking, a short movie.
- 'Maintenance typically consumes about 40 to 80 percent (60 percent average) of software costs. Therefore, it is probably the most important life cycle phase.' - a quote from an article called Frequently Forgotten Fundamental Facts about Software Engineering by Robert Glass.
- Feature Driven Development came out as an evolution from the book Object Oriented Analysis from Peter Coad and the project management method of Jeff De Luca. It was first described in the book Java Modeling In Color.
- Order the game getKanban here.
- The Deming System of Profound Knowledge is one of the models that David mentions as a tool to improve.
- Watch the video where Rob Hathaway presents his case studies on Kanban at IPC Media.
- The people David mentions are: Donald Reinertsen, Jerry Weinberg, Kent Beck, Jon Kern, Joshua Kerievsky, Jim Shore, Steve Freeman, Elizabeth Keogh, Tim McCanna, Russell Healy and Daniel Vacanti.
- Learn more about the terms that are used in this Podcast: Lean, Kaizen, Scrum, Waste (muda, muri and mura), Theory of Constraints, Cumulative Flow Diagram, Cycle time, the Personal Software Process, Feature Driven Development, eXtreme Programming, Test Driven Development, the Scientific method, Classes of Service.
This podcast is in English - Deze podcast is in het Engels
This podcast was published on 07-11-2010 and lasts for 01:07:09 minutes