What is LEAN?

Lean is a set of work management principles based on Japanese Management for achieving quality, speed, and customer satisfaction.

Lean focuses on waste reduction, improvement, respect. There are seven fundamental principles in Lean which are very important even in Lean Software Development:

  1. Eliminate waste
  2. Build Quality In
  3. Create Knowledge
  4. Defer Commitment
  5. Deliver Fast
  6. Respect People
  7. Optimize the Whole