Lean Enterprise

How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale


How well does your company respond to changing market conditions, customer needs, and emerging technologies when building software-based products? This practical guide provides Lean and Agile principles and patterns to help you act quickly—and demonstrates how and why you need to apply these methodologies throughout your organization, rather than to just one department or team.

Through case studies, you’ll learn how successful companies have rethought everything from process and financial management to systems architecture, budgeting and compliance, and company culture to pursue radically improved performance. Adopting Lean may take time and commitment, but it is vital for harnessing the cultural and technical forces that are accelerating the speed of innovation.

  • Discover how Lean focuses on people and teamwork at every level, in contrast to traditional US and European management practices
  • Approach problem solving experimentally by exploring solutions, testing their assumptions, and validating them with real users
  • Lead and manage large-scale programs in a way that empowers employees and increases your rate of high-quality product delivery
  • Foster an environment of learning and experimentation by focusing on culture, governance, financial management, IT, and strategy