Muri | Glossary

Eliminating waste is one of the top priorities of Lean Software Development methodologies, and Muri is in itself, a key waste. Muri means overburdening people or equipment with more work than they can reasonably manage.

A Japanese term meaning “unreasonableness,very difficult, by compulsion”.

Further Reading

  • “Leading Lean Software Development: Results Are Not the Point”, by Mary Poppendieck and Tom Poppendieck.
  • Lean-Agile Software Development: Achieving Enterprise Agility”, by Alan Shalloway, Guy Beaver, and James Trott.

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