Design Thinking – Drive continuous innovation in Agile teams
What is Design thinking?
The term refers to a set of principles, from mindset to process, practices and approches that can be applied to solve complex problems. It’s a structured approach to generating and developing ideas for continuous innovation.
Article from Tim Brown on Design Thinking
Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation by Tim Brown (Hardcover – Sep 29, 2009)
Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Toolkit for Managers
Lean Software Development Books
Three books from Mary and Tom Poppendieck. I enjoyed reading all 3 of them.
1) Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit by Mary Poppendieck and Tom Poppendieck
2) Implementing Lean Software Development: From Concept to Cash by Mary Poppendieck and Tom Poppendieck
3) Leading Lean Software Development: Results Are not the Point by Mary Poppendieck and Tom Poppendieck
Agile software requirements
Management 3.0 – Jurgen Appelo’s fantastic book
I completed reading Jurgen Appelo’s fantastic book on Agile development.
Must read for all managers, leads committed to improve the Software development practices in their respective organizations.
Jurgen discusses following 6 views.
Six views of the Management 3.0 model:
● Energize People
● Empower Teams
● Align Constraints
● Develop Competence
● Grow Structure
● Improve Everything
Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Cohn)) byJurgen Appelo