Lean and Agile in a Nutshell

Create Value, Eliminate Waste, and Adapt to Change
  • Ángel Medinilla


In Chap. 1, we started to develop the concept of “management” and “leadership” that you can read on the cover of this book. Now is the time to go into the “Agile” part of it.


User Story Kanban System Pair Programming Agile Practice Agile Software Development 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ángel Medinilla
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  1. 1.ProyectalisSevilleSpain

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