Software Development Wastes

Waste, waste, waste… why we keep wasting resources?

One reason could be because we don’t know them. We spend our time just doing and never invest time on identifying the wastes.

At the end we accumulate wastes all other our team organization, the wastes slow down the team or even block it.

Like Bob, when he is breathing he is wasting the oxigen of the planet, nothing personal just an observation…

The point is we need to improve the way we work, a good way is to reduce and if it is possible eliminate the wastes.

This Image will help you identifying the most current wastes on the software development :


Software Development Wastes

Image in 4k… haters will say is not 4K resolution

Some wastes can be eliminated in a easy way, like Bob… But we can work to reduce them to the minimum.


During the team retrospective, you can identify the wastes and take actions to reduce them.

For you, what are the frequently wastes you find on teams? Did you identify other wastes?

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