平鍋健児

平鍋健児

CEO
ESM, Inc.
location_on Japan

Member since 9 months

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平鍋健児

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Agile agile-transformation Culture leadership lean scrum software-engineering teamwork

An Agile software development practitioner, book writer/translator and CEO of ESM, Inc. and Change Vision, Inc.

I think of software development as a form of collaborative game, and have been searching for better ways to make it more productive, collaborative, and fun.

I'm a frequent speaker at Agile Conferences, including Agile20xx, Agile Japan 20xx, Agile Brazil 2012, Agile India 2013, Agile Korea 2014, Agile Root 2014.

"People As the Conveyer of Knowledge"
https://www.slideshare.net/hiranabe/people-as-the-conveyer-of-knowledge

"Kanban Applied to Software Development: from Agile to Lean"
http://www.infoq.com/articles/hiranabe-lean-agile-kanban

"Agile Modeling with Mind Map and UML."
http://www.stickyminds.com/s.asp?F=S11861_ART_2

I'm co-author (with Ikujiro Nonaka) of “Agile and Scrum: Collaborative Software Development That Connects Customers, Engineers and Management.”

Also co-translator of English Agile books into Japanese including:
"Lean Software Development"(Mary/Tom Poppendieck),
"The Art of Agile Development"(James Shore), 
"XP Installed"(Ron Jeffries), 
"Agile Project Management."(Jim Highsmith)
"Impact Mapping"(Gojko Adzic)

2008 Gordon Pask Award Recipient for contributions to Agile practice.
http://www.infoq.com/news/2008/08/Gordon-Pask-Award-2008-Receivers

I've been developing "astah*"(formerly known as "JUDE"), a UML, MindMap, ERD, and DFD combination editor software.
http://astah.net

Specialties: agile software development, project management, software architecture, book writing, object-oriented software design, lean development, lean production, toyota production system, kanban software development