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Issue No.05 - Sept.-Oct. (2012 vol.29)
pp: 19-21
Tore Dybå , SINTEF
Helen Sharp , Open University
A close look at the evidence underpinning the original concept of lean production and its popular interpretation reveals the inherent challenges of measuring and interpreting evidence for performance differences.
Software engineering, Performance evaluation, software engineering methodologies
Tore Dybå, Helen Sharp, "What's the Evidence for Lean?", IEEE Software, vol.29, no. 5, pp. 19-21, Sept.-Oct. 2012, doi:10.1109/MS.2012.126
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