Category Archives: Lean Manufacturing

Why is Software Engineering so hard ?

As pro bono President of Engineers Ireland for the last 12 months,  one of the privileges of the work was to prepare and give my “Presidential Address”,  in fact on numerous occasions across the country and in London. I chose … Continue reading

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Lean Software Services

In my previous post, I discussed a key challenge facing executives, such as the real VP, K-san, who in principle wish to generate value by adopting SOA across their enterprise. I summarized how Lean Manufacturing and Lean Design gives Toyota … Continue reading

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SOA and Lean Design

A VP friend at major global corporation – let me call him K-san, rather than give his complete name and afflliation – put it to me thus last week: “The fundamental issue that we have with SOA is skills shortage. … Continue reading

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