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: In 2003 Mary and Tom Poppendieck's Lean Software Development introduced breakthrough development techniques that leverage Lean principles to deliver unprecedented agility and value. Now their widely anticipated sequel and companion guide shows exactly how to implement Lean software development, hands-on. This new book draws on the Popperndiecks' unparalleled experience helping development organizations optimize the entire software value stream. You'll discover the right questions to ask, the key issues to focus on, and techniques proven to work. The authors present case studies from leading-edge software organizations, and other practical exercises for jump starting your own Lean initiatives. Managing to extend, nourish, and leverage agile practices Building true development teams, not just groups Driving quality through rapid feedback and detailed discipline Making decisions Just-in-Time but no later Delivering fast: How PatientKepper delivers 45 rock solid releases per year Making trade offs that really satisfy customers. Implementing Lean Software Development is indispensable to anyone who wants more effective development processes- managers, project leaders, senior developers and architects in enterprise IT and software companies alike.