Additional Resources

  • Reinertsen, Donald G. 2009. The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development. This book contains the description of CoD and WSJF and goes into deep discussions of queueing theory, batch sizes, and increasing flow.

  • Humble, Jez, et al. 2015. Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale. This book also discusses WSJF and is more software-specific. It renames WSJF “CD3” (Cost of Delay Divided by Duration).

  • Tockey, Steve. 2005. Return on Software: Maximizing the Return on Your Software Investment. This book contains a detailed discussion of economic decision making in an engineering context, including interesting discussions of decision making under risk and uncertainty.

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