Category: LEAN

Muda – or the 7 Deadly Wastes

In the manufacturing world it is referred to the 7 wastes, or the Japanese term Muda.  How does this apply to software development. THE 7 WASTES OR MUDA ARE: Transportation Inventory Motion Waiting Over-Processing Over-Production Defects These all apply to

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Working on my Lean Software Development presentation today.

Working on a 1h hour introduction to LEAN Software development entitled Applying Lean Manufacturing Principles to Software Development. Its a little bit of agile, a bit of lean, and a ton of common sense. Here is a link to the presentation:

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Whats your favorite SSMS time saving hotkey?

Recently I have been on the LEAN improvement quest to make a 2 second improvement in my process every day. Part of that improvement is to avoid switching to the mouse when you don’t have to.  Here are some shortcut

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KeePass – for security and time savings

After a recent tour at a couple companies who are using the LEAN process, I have decided to take on LEAN in my everyday work. This is the first in what I think will be many videos on the Lean

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KeePass – to improve your process

Before proceeding with the article, please take this quick password safety test. Password Safety Test – Score one point for every YES answer.: Do you write your passwords down?  ( YES  /  NO ) Do you ever re-use a password

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