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How to Use Value Stream Management to Identify and Eliminate Non-value-added Activities and Control Costs

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Irrespective of your company’s current financial position and performance, they need to sharpen their competitive edge by applying lean principles like value stream management to cost reduction — that is, the elimination of non-value-added activities or waste in the value stream processes. By tackling wastes from an end-to-end business process, your company can improve the value of their products and services. They can: achieve significant cost reduction reduce time-to-market emerge stronger with a more competitive profile Join Lance Knight, president and COO, ConnectALL and David Rubenstein, editor-in-chief, SD Times, in a 10-minute discussion, as they throw light on how VSM …

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Building DevSecOps With Value Stream Management

In ConnectALL, DevOps, DevSecOps, Value Stream, Value Stream Management by Lance KnightLeave a Comment

Note: Originally published on DevOps.com As teams develop software, testing for potential security risks and flaws is mission-critical, just as it has always been. Yet, cyberattackers continue to exploit code vulnerabilities as open source code remains the foundation for the majority of commercial applications across all industries. Security firms are churning out solutions at an aggressive rate, and both project managers and their teams hope they can purchase some bolt-on tool or license a service to take care of security, painlessly. In the end, vulnerabilities still occur. The most effective pathway to secure software code has always been to eliminate …