Author: jim-coplien

Kaikaku Mind – The concept of radical change

Kaikaku Mind – The concept of radical change

Great Scrum teams know that Scrum’s essence is learning and ongoing improvement. Scrum and agile have propelled the Japanese term kaizen into the limelight to be much more broadly recognized today than it was 20 years ago. While literally meaning just “getting better,” the Toyota culture uses the term as […]

Lean & Agile and the matter of Architecture

Lean & Agile and the matter of Architecture

Software Architecture was often neglected in the early years of the agile movement. However in recent years most developers have learnt to appreciate its importance. In this article, Jim Coplien – the author of Wiley’s upcoming book “Lean Software Architecture” – gives an overview of architecture’s role in the Lean […]