In this exclusive article written for, Jason Tee looks at the basic principles of Lean software design, and provides you with five quick tips on how you can trim the fat with a lean software methodology.

"Just like Scrum has wriggled out of the software sector and infiltrated the enterprise project sphere, lean principles are being incorporated into the IT industry. Lean software development is an approach that blends well with other agile methodologies. For example, one of the ways that this technique works to reduce waste is by insisting on a clear set of requirements for software. That’s an area where Scrum is often weak. So, combining the best practices from both methods may lead to a superior outcome." - Jason Tee

Trimming the Fat with Lean Software Development