Mary Poppendieck has been in the Information Technology industry for over thirty years. She has managed software development, supply chain management, manufacturing operations, and new product development. She spearheaded the implementation of a Just-in-Time system in a 3M video tape manufacturing plant and led new product development teams, commercializing products ranging from digital controllers to 3M Light Fiber™.
Books by Mary and Tom Poppendieck
Mary and Tom have pioneered the application of Lean Thinking to software development and documented their principles in books: Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit, published in 2003, its sequel, Implementing Lean Software Development: From Concept to Cash, published in 2006, Leading Lean Software Development: Results are Not the Point in 2009, and The Lean Mindset: Ask the Right Questions in 2013.
The are also authors of Lean Essays blog.
Speaking by Mary Poppendieck
Mary is a great speaker at the best conferences. She visited Poland many times and performed at conferences and meetups, among others AgileByExample, ACE, ABELight and Agile Warsaw. We encourage you to watch recordings of Mary Poppendieck's performances.