Lean Software Development has been developed with best practices from Toyota Production Systems and Lean Manufacturing concepts and designed to specifically suit the software and IT products world. The concepts are in line with Mary Poppendieck’s popular books – Implementing Lean in Software and Lean Software.
Participants will get complete view into Lean way of working in their product / project development area and some of the best practices from the industry that is proved and tested to suit the IT world.
You Will Learn
- Understanding Lean and why it’s important to be lean in today’s competitive world
- Lean principles and Lean wastes with examples from work place
- Applying Lean with lean tools – Value Stream Mapping, Concept to Cash
- Lean metrics for measurement and progress
- Using Lean in scrum and Kanban teams
Who should attend
- Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs
- Development, QA
- Program and Project Managers
- Product and Product Line Management
- Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
- Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects
Padma is an enthusiastic IT professional with 24 years of experience in total and over 15+ years in IT with expertise in driving strategic initiatives, Coaching & Consulting, Product Development Mentoring, & Training and Solution Design. This experience is coupled with strong leadership, communication, analytical, problem solving, and customer service skills. She has strategized large agile transformation journeys for Target Technology, Philips Healthcare, Honeywell Technologies, Syniverse Technology Solutions and currently designing and driving the transformation journey for Lowes. In this role, Padma is involved in re-designing the organization structure to enable transformation success, developing roadmap both on practices and on tools for transformation and setting up the team to implement and execute the transformation journey.
Padma has rich hands-on experience in implementing agile software development methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, SAFe, FDD, TDD among other methods across different domains and business establishments. She also brings in expertise in Lean Startup and Design Thinking which she uses effectively with agile flavors to help organizations in achieving their goals of faster to market with high quality.
Padma is on mentor and expert panel of Mass Challenge (Startup accelerator program at Boston) and is involved in selection of startups for the accelerator program and mentoring the selected startups in their journey.
Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm