Agile to Lean Software Development Transformation: a Systematic Literature Review

Filip Kišš, Bruno Rossi
2018 Proceedings of the 2018 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems  
Context: Lean development has been often proposed as an adaptation to agile for scaling-up to larger contexts. Goals: we wanted to better understand the "agile-to-lean" transformation, in terms of: i) reported benefits, ii) challenges faced, iii) metrics used. Method: we performed a Systematic Literature Review (SLR) about "agile-to-lean" transformations. Results: reduced lead time, improved flow, continuous improvement, and improved defect fix rate were the main reported benefits. Adaptation
more » ... lean thinking, teaching the lean mindset, identification of the concept of waste, and scaling flexibility were the main challenges. Lead time was the most reported metric.
doi:10.15439/2018f53 dblp:conf/fedcsis/KissR18 fatcat:kpkhd7o3rfcppftqwc65j6bm5y