Lean Software and Systems Consortium 2011 Overview

The Lean Software and Systems Consortium (www.LeanSSC.org) is proud to present Lean Software & Systems Conference 2011 (LSSC11) is featuring an outstanding lineup of speakers, open space sessions, networking and social events, May 3-6, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach, CA.  Keynote speakers Chet Richards Author of Certain to Win: The Strategy of John Boyd, Applied to Business will talk about OODA Loop and Maneuver Warfare; and David Snowden Author and CAS Expert will talk about complexity and the Cynefin model.

Several of the speakers have participated on the Business901 Podcast. I encourage you to listen to them here.

Bill Dettmer, Senior Partner of Goal Systems International. Bill is the author of The Logical Thinking Process: A Systems Approach to Complex Problem Solving ) and Strategic Navigation: A Systems Approach to Business Strategy, two books around which Goal Systems International’s internationally renowned Thinking Process Course is based.

Related Podcast: Systemizing your approach to management, Podcast with Bill Dettmer
Transcription of Podcast: Thinking Process and System Thinking in Management eBook

Don Reinertsen is president of Reinertsen & Associates, a consulting firm specializing in improving the product development process.  I have followed Don’s writing for many years and recognize him as THE leading expert in the field of Flow. His writings are insightful, packed full of information and readable. When editing the podcast, I could not bring myself to cut hardly a word out of it.

Related Podcast: Creating Flow with Don Reinertsen

David Anderson, author of the recent book, Kanban appeared on the Business901 podcast and added 50 minutes of Kanban discussion. David covered a lot of ground in this discussion and answered a lot of questions for me that his book raised. David is a thought leader in managing highly effective software teams. He is President of David J. Anderson & Associates, based in Seattle, Washington, a management consulting firm dedicated to improving leadership in the IT and software development sectors.

Related Podcast: Kanban, could we call this podcast anything else?
Transcription of Podcast: Kanban discussion with David Anderson, eBook

I had a discussion with Alan Shalloway, the founder and CEO of Net Objectives. Alan is an industry thought leader, trainer and coach in the areas of Lean software development and the Lean/Agile field. He’s a popular speaker at prestigious conferences worldwide, as well as a trainer and a coach.

Blog Post: Is Agile growing into a larger umbrella?

Eric Landes is an Agile  Project Manager who has been using Kanban for software development since 2007. He has worked with Scrum, XP and other agile methods for over the past 5 years, and has been managing software projects for over 10 years. Eric has his own blog, Corporate Coder which can be found at http://EricLandes.com. He is also a frequent contributor to http://developer.com.

Related Podcast: Scrum + Kanban = Agile Discussion with Landes
Transcription of Podcast: Discussion of Agile, Kanban, Scrum with Landes – eBook

Related Information on the OODA Loop:
OODA Loop eBook
Applying the OODA Loop to Lean
The Strategy of the Fighter Pilot Revisited
Boyd’s Law of Iteration: Speed beats Quality :
Iterative Process Gaining Steam – Proof it works :

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