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Understanding the Andon Cord as the Key to Lean Operations

Enhanced productivity with a skyrocketing revenue! Isn’t it every business owner’s dream? Even though that’s the goal of every firm, not all businesses are fortunate enough…

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Top 4 Digital Transformation Challenges (And how to solve them)

Companies across industries are investing in digital transformations to improve productivity and deliver innovative customer-centric software. Digital native companies continue to reshape markets, leaving traditional incumbents…

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How Lean and Agile Relate and How You Can Win by Using Both

We often consider lean and agile to be two different methodologies to writing software. However, if we take the principles of lean to heart, we end…

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Scaled Agile Framework Version 4.6: What Is It and Should You Adopt It?

In 2010, leaders of forward-thinking enterprises began asking themselves how they could adopt software development methodologies such as lean, kanban, and scrum on a larger scale….

devops vs agile

The Agile + DevOps Effect: 6 Keys to Software Delivery Evolution

Agile and DevOps are both iterative methodologies that focus on moving quickly. With Agile, you’re trying to test your assumptions as soon as possible so that…

Letting the Customer Lead: Digital Customer Experience in Software Delivery

The current state of affairs in the software industry is that every company collects a huge amount of data through different entry points, and every company…

value stream mapping template

Value Stream Mapping Template

Value stream maps enable organizations to see where the actual value is being added in the process, allowing them to improve on the overall efficiency associated…

Value Stream Stream Mapping Symbols

A Guide to Value Stream Stream Mapping Symbols

This guide provides a quick introduction to the basic standardized symbols for value stream mapping. Originally introduced by the Lean Enterprise Institute in “Learning to See“,…

Why Plutora

The Value Stream Digital Transformation Solution

As the VP of Development at a large multinational wireless telecommunication company, Christian deals with a variety of challenges every day. For example, this morning he…

Silicon Valley Business Journal Award

After national recognition, Plutora makes the top 10 in fastest growing private companies in Silicon Valley

Just last month Plutora made its debut on the Inc. 5000 list, the hallmark of entrepreneurial success that features the fastest-growing private companies in the country….

Continuous Improvement in a CI/CD Pipeline

Continuous Improvement in a CI/CD Pipeline

In 1993, the movie “Groundhog Day,” starring Bill Murray, launched its way into our hearts and minds as one of the top-rated movies of all time….

Value Stream Mapping

10 Key Steps to Master Value Stream Mapping (VSM) for Software Delivery

A few years back, a large mortgage company was struggling. Their mortgage application process was taking an average of more than three weeks to come to…