Summarizing the Rules of Lean Project Management


My previous blog entry was presenting the last element of an eight-part series on the Rules of Lean Project Management (LPM). I wrote this series because I felt that, although it is viewed more and more nowadays as the path to better project management, LPM is really not well understood. In this context, presenting the main rules of LPM, as I see them, was aimed at helping us all better understand under what conditions project managers can really claim to use and live by Lean principles.

I summarize here for easy reference the eight rules of LPM (until these are revised or more rules are stated by others). This summary is complemented by a white paper I wrote integrating, in on