Entries by 'Nanette Brown'

Lean Principles and Software Architecture: The Waste of Information Transformation

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By Nanette Brown, Senior Member of the Technical Staff
Research, Technology, and System Solutions program

Nanette BrownOccasionally this blog will highlight different posts from the SEI blogosphere. Today’s post is from the SATURN Network blog by Nanette Brown, a senior member of the technical staff in the SEI’s Research, Technology, and System Solutions program. This post, the third in a series on lean principles and architecture, continues the discussion on the eight types of waste identified in Lean manufacturing and how these types of waste manifst themselves in software development. The focus of this post is on mapping the waste of motion and the waste of transportation from manufacturing to the waste of information transformation in software development.

 

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Lean Principles and Software Architecture: The Waste of Waiting

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By Nanette Brown, Senior Member of the Technical Staff
Research, Technology, and System Solutions program

Nanette BrownOccasionally this blog will highlight different posts from the SEI blogosphere. Today’s post is from the SATURN Network blog by Nanette Brown, a visiting scientist in the SEI’s Research, Technology, and System Solutions program. This post, the second in a series on lean principles and architecture, takes an in-depth look at the waste of waiting and how it is an important aspect of the economics of architecture decision making.

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Lean Principles and Software Architecture: Categories of Waste

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By Nanette Brown, Senior Member of the Technical Staff
Research, Technology, and System Solutions program

Nanette BrownOccasionally this blog will highlight different posts from the SEI blogosphere. Today’s post is from the SATURN Network blog by Nanette Brown, a visiting scientist in the SEI’s Research, Technology, and System Solutions program. This post explores Categories of Waste in Lean Principles and Architecture, and takes an in-depth look at three of the eight categories of waste (defects, overproduction, and extra complexity) from the perspective of software development in general and software architecture in particular.

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