Jennifer Krouse is principle of Steepletown Studios, a web boutique that delivers strategy, web design, and development services for clients in the real estate and urban planning space. As an active member of the New Urban movement, Jen has put lean principles into practice on the ground, in the civic realm, as well as in business.
Topic: ”Lean is Bigger Than We Think”
Lean and agile practices have been gaining steam lately in software development, entrepreneurship, and urbanism. Their effectiveness is so striking that many fans advocate for a total transformation from conventional processes to lean ones. But lean and conventional processes aren’t mutually exclusive; we can cleverly get the best of both if we combine them strategically. I’ll outline how we might do this and why we should.