5S in software development

5S is a “tool” from Lean Thinking that covers workplace organisation in order to facilitate reducing waste. This is mainly because everything has it place and the most commonly used items are closest in reach. Simply put, whatever you need is always available in a certain designated spot, so you […]

The 7 wastes of software development

In a previous blog post I talked about applying Lean Thinking to a software development environment and what concepts can be translated from the Lean Manufacturing Practices. Another concept within Lean Thinking involves getting rid of all the waste. In a manufacturing environment, these are considered to be the 7 […]