Obtaining a holistic view of your development process allows you precisely pinpoint the root cause behind the long wait times, poor product qualities, and other issues plaguing your development team. Addressing the most critical bottlenecks first can help you gather the necessary results to obtain further buy-in for optimization initiatives. This phase will take you through the following activities:
- Assess your people, process, and technology readiness to transition to lean development.
- Conduct a SWOT analysis and value-stream assessment of your current development process.
- Evaluate your development tools.
- Review your metrics.
- Select a pilot project.
Use this phase as part of the full blueprint, Make Development Teams Leaner and Improve Time-to-Release in Five Steps.