Lean vs. Agile


Coding Software Engineering

There is a heated up debate going on among software development professionals about what is the difference between Agile and Lean software development? Are they rooted in the same principle or is there something fundamentally different between the two methods?

James O. Coplien explains the difference:

At PHZ.fi we are embracing both the methodologies, in particular Extreme Programming by the book, and eliminating the waste by reflecting on Kanban, Total Quality Management, Six Sigma and Shigeo Shingo’s Zero Quality Control.

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