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Table of Contents

  1. Orient

    1. Chapter 1 Introduction

      1. A Lean Enterprise Is Primarily a Human System
      2. Mission Command: An Alternative to Command and Control
      3. Create Alignment at Scale Following the Principle of Mission
      4. Your People Are Your Competitive Advantage
    2. Chapter 2 Manage the Dynamics of the Enterprise Portfolio

      1. Exploring New Ideas
      2. Exploiting Validated Business Models
      3. Balancing the Enterprise Portfolio
      4. Conclusion
  2. Explore

    1. Chapter 3 Model and Measure Investment Risk

      1. Model Investment Risk
      2. Applying the Scientific Method to Product Development
      3. Principles for Exploration
      4. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 4 Explore Uncertainty to Detect Opportunities

      1. Discovery
      2. What Business Are We In?
      3. Accelerate Experimentation with MVPs
      4. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 5 Evaluate the Product/Market Fit

      1. Innovation Accounting
      2. Do Things That Don’t Scale
      3. Engines of Growth
      4. Transitioning Between Horizons to Grow and Transform
      5. Conclusion
  3. Exploit

    1. Chapter 6 Deploy Continuous Improvement

      1. The HP LaserJet Firmware Case Study
      2. Drive Down Costs Through Continuous Process Innovation Using the Improvement Kata
      3. How the HP LaserJet Team Implemented the Improvement Kata
      4. Managing Demand
      5. Creating an Agile Enterprise
      6. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 7 Identify Value and Increase Flow

      1. The Maersk Case Study
      2. Increase Flow
      3. Cost of Delay: A Framework for Decentralizing Economic Decisions
      4. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 8 Adopt Lean Engineering Practices

      1. The Fundamentals of Continuous Delivery
      2. Continuous Integration and Test Automation
      3. The Deployment Pipeline
      4. Decouple Deployment and Release
      5. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 9 Take an Experimental Approach to Product Development

      1. Using Impact Mapping to Create Hypotheses for the Next Iteration
      2. Performing User Research
      3. Online Controlled Experiments
      4. An A/B Test Example
      5. Prerequisites for an Experimental Approach to Product Development
      6. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 10 Implement Mission Command

      1. Amazon’s Approach to Growth
      2. Create Velocity at Scale Through Mission Command
      3. Evolving Your Architecture Using the Strangler Application Pattern
      4. Conclusion
  4. Transform

    1. Chapter 11 Grow an Innovation Culture

      1. Model and Measure Your Culture
      2. Change Your Culture
      3. There Is No Talent Shortage
      4. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 12 Embrace Lean Thinking for Governance, Risk, and Compliance

      1. Understanding Governance, Risk, and Compliance
      2. Apply Lean Principles to GRC Processes
      3. Map the Value Stream, Create Flow, and Establish a Pull System
      4. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 13 Evolve Financial Management to Drive Product Innovation

      1. Introduction
      2. Dancing to the Beat of the Financial Drum Slows Innovation
      3. Liberating Ourselves from the Annual Budget Cycle
      4. Avoid Using Budgets as the Basis for Performance Measurement
      5. Stop Basing Business Decisions on Capital Versus Operational Expense
      6. Modify Your IT Procurement Processes to Gain Greater Control over Value Delivery
      7. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 14 Turn IT into a Competitive Advantage

      1. Rethinking the IT Mindset
      2. Freedom and Responsibility
      3. Creating and Evolving Platforms
      4. Managing Existing Systems
      5. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 15 Start Where You Are

      1. Principles of Organizational Change
      2. The UK Government Digital Service
      3. Begin Your Journey
      4. Conclusion