For additional reading consider the following:

  • A Leader’s Framework for Decision Making, by David J. Snowden and Mary E. Boone, Harvard Business Review, November 2007

  • Antifragile - Things that Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

  • CMMI for Development, Second Edition, by Mary Chrissis, Mike Konrad, and Sandy Schrum.

  • In Search of the Elusive ADDIE Model, by Michael Molenda of Indiana University, published in Performance Improvement, May/June 2003 by

  • Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business, by David J. Anderson, 2010

  • Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit, by Mary Poppendieck and Tom Poppendieck, Addison-Wesley, 2003

  • Lean Product Development: Making waste transparent, by Christoph Bauch Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2004

  • Lean for Systems Engineering, by Bohdan W. Oppenheim, 2011

  • Lean Thinking, by James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones, 1996

  • Leaving ADDIE for SAM, by Michael Allen, 2012

  • Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time, by Jeff Sutherland (Sep 2014)

  • The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right, by Atul Gawande, 2011

  • The Complete Guide to Simulations and Serious Games: How the Most Valuable Content Will be Created in the Age Beyond Gutenberg to Google, by Clark Aldrich, October 2009 (

  • The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Jeff Cox and David Whitford (Jun 2012)

  • The Machine That Changed the World by James P. Womack, Daniel Roos, and Daniel T. Jones, 1990

  • The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development by Donald G. Reinertsen (May 29, 2009)

  • The Thinking Effect: Rethinking Thinking to Create Great Leaders and the New Value Worker, by Michael Vaughan, 2013

  • Thinking in Systems, by Donella Meadows, 2008.

  • Velocity: Combining Lean, Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints to Achieve Breakthrough Performance - A Business Novel, by Dee Jacob, Suzan Bergland, Jeff Cox (Dec 2009)

  • Characteristics of Agile Organizations, by Ray Arell, Jens Coldewey, Israel Gat, Jorgen Hesselberg, 2012,

  • SAFeLSE,

  • SAFe,

  • Presentation slides, Glen Alleman - Niwot Ridge, LLC,

  • The Process Mind: New Thoughtware for Designing Your Business on Purpose, by Philip Kirby, Productivity Press © 2015

  • The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses, by Eric Ries

  • Adapting Configuration Management for Agile Teams: Balancing Sustainability and Speed, by Mario E. Moreira, John Wiley & Sons © 2010


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