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Presentation: "Introduction to Lean: Principles and Practices for Scaling Agile"

Track: Lean Development / Time: Thursday 10:20 - 11:10 / Location: Millennium A

Lean approaches to software development are taking the industry by storm, and as a result many people have questions about it. What does it mean to be lean? What are the advantages of a lean approach? How do lean and agile fit together? This presentation overviews the underlying principles and concepts of lean software development and the practices introduced by the Lean Startup and Kanban movements. You will discover how lean supports a disciplined agile approach to solution delivery, how it explains why agile works, and why enables agility at scale.

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Scott Ambler, Founder of the Agile Modeling Methodology

Scott Ambler

Biography: Scott Ambler

Scott is Principal of Scott Ambler + Associates, working with organizations around the world to help them to improve their software processes. He is the founder of the Agile Modeling (AM), Agile Data (AD), Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD), and Enterprise Unified Process (EUP) methodologies and creator of the Agile Scaling Model (ASM). Scott is the (co-)author of twenty books, including Disciplined Agile Delivery, Refactoring Databases, Agile Modeling, Agile Database Techniques, The Object Primer 3rd Edition, and The Enterprise Unified Process. Scott is a senior contributing editor with Dr. Dobb’s Journal and his company’s home page is

Twitter: @scottwambler