© 2013

Lean Enterprise Software and Systems

4th International Conference, LESS 2013, Galway, Ireland, December 1-4, 2013, Proceedings

  • Brian Fitzgerald
  • Kieran Conboy
  • Ken Power
  • Ricardo Valerdi
  • Lorraine Morgan
  • Klaas-Jan Stol
Conference proceedings LESS 2013

Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 167)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Lean Software Development

  3. Quality and Performance

  4. Case Studies

    1. Raija Kuusela, Sari Vilminko
      Pages 122-136
    2. Jürgen Münch, Fabian Fagerholm, Patrik Johnson, Janne Pirttilahti, Juha Torkkel, Janne Jäarvinen
      Pages 137-151
    3. Alexander-Derek Rein, Jürgen Münch
      Pages 165-179
  5. Emerging Developments

  6. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book contains the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Lean Enterprise Software and Systems, LESS 2013, held in Galway, Ireland, in December 2013.

LESS fosters interactions between practitioners and researchers by joining the lean product development and the agile software development communities in a highly collaborative environment. Each year, the program combines novelties and recent research results that make new ideas thrive during and after the conference. This year, the conference agenda was expanded to incorporate topics such as portfolio management, open innovation and enterprise transformation.

The 14 papers selected for this book represent a diverse range of experiences, studies and theoretical achievements. They are organized in four sections on lean software development, quality and performance, case studies and emerging developments.


agile software development lean software development software engineering software management software portfolio management software processes software services software teams

Editors and affiliations

  • Brian Fitzgerald
    • 1
  • Kieran Conboy
    • 2
  • Ken Power
    • 3
  • Ricardo Valerdi
    • 4
  • Lorraine Morgan
    • 5
  • Klaas-Jan Stol
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LimerickLimerickIreland
  2. 2.National University of IrelandGalwayIreland
  3. 3.Cisco SystemsGalwayIreland
  4. 4.The University of ArizonaTucsonUSA
  5. 5.National University IrelandGalwayIreland

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Lean Enterprise Software and Systems
  • Book Subtitle 4th International Conference, LESS 2013, Galway, Ireland, December 1-4, 2013, Proceedings
  • Editors Brian Fitzgerald
    Kieran Conboy
    Ken Power
    Ricardo Valerdi
    Lorraine Morgan
    Klaas-Jan Stol
  • Series Title Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-44929-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-44930-7
  • Series ISSN 1865-1348
  • Series E-ISSN 1865-1356
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 219
  • Number of Illustrations 36 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Software Engineering
    Management of Computing and Information Systems
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