LESS 2013 Conference Proceedings

lnbip167The fourth edition of the Lean Enterprise Software and Systems (LESS) Conference took place from December 1st-4th, 2013, in Galway, Ireland. The proceedings have been published by Springer, in the LNBIP series (vol. 167). The conference was a great success, with workshop sessions by Jan Bosch and Helena Holmstr√∂m Olsson (“Stairway to Heaven”) and Pekka Abrahamsson (“Lean Startups”), a panel with Martin Curley (Intel Europe), Ken Power, Jan Bosch and David L Parnas. David Parnas and Martin Curley also presented excellent keynotes. In addition to this, LESS 2013 featured a doctoral consortium, led by Xiaofeng Wang, as well as many interesting talks from both practitioners and researchers. In all, LESS 2013 has been an excellent forum to share experiences and insights.