Continuous Improvement

“It matters more that you take a step than what that first step is”— Mike Rother – Toyota Kata “The message of the Kaizen strategy is that not a day should go by without some kind of improvement being made somewhere in the company.”— Masaaki Imai “On the Theory of Constraints, any improvements made anywhere …

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Continuous Delivery

“Life is too short to spend our weekends in server rooms deploying applications.”From the Book : Continuous Delivery. Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation. by Jez Humble and David Farley. 2010. “Continuous delivery for the sake of continuous delivery is not enough if you want your organization to succeed, however. It must …

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Value Streams

“If you can’t describe what you’re doing as a value stream, you don’t know what you’re doing” – Karen Martin and Mike Osterling “We will no longer have a divided conversation between agile, DevOps and project teams.It will be a product-centric value stream conversation with a singular focus on customer value.”— Gartner, Predicts 2020

Continuous Learning

“Learn continually. There’s always “one more thing” to learn.”— Steve Jobs “Leaders are never done learning and always seek to improve themselves. They are curious about new possibilities and act to explore them.” — Barry O’Reilly “The only sustainable competitive advantage is an organization’s ability to learn and adapt faster than the competition.”— Mark Schwartz, …

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