Tagged: kanban

Kanban Myths and Misconceptions

This video discusses some insights about several of the myths and misconceptions about Kanban. If you’re just beginning to learn about the Kanban Method, this presentation provides a useful foundational perspective to keep in mind as you continue your research and reading of articles, posts, etc. Those who are a...

Improving Processes with Scrum and Kanban

Learn how to improve your process and to manage Agile basics such as user stories, estimating, backlogs, team velocity, visualizing team activity and reporting on team progress.

Kanban is Like Onions!

Kanban value system can be organised into three layers – a familiar core that drives change, a middle layer that is about giving direction and alignment, and a protective outer layer of discipline and working agreements. Or from the outside in: discipline, direction, and drive.

Moving Beyond Traditional PMO with Kanban

Even though traditional models and assumptions represent thinking that originated in the 1890s with Taylor (fixation on efficiency and utilisation) and Gantt (of Gantt chart fame) they seem remarkably impervious to change. Our problem is that we need to change otherwise we can never achieve true business agility.

Kanban Improvements: Emergent Behavior

With only a few principles which Kanban prescribes it can’t be treated as a method which directly shows how to organize a team or the way it works. What more, it is advised to start Kanban implementation without changing the process which is currently in place.

Why Limiting WIP Works

This presentation reveals the mechanics of limiting WIP and identify false beliefs which we often embrace in software development. It explains how these Lean and Kanban mechanics can be exploited to improve processes in both expected and unexpected ways.

Measure and Manage Flow in Practice

Measure and Manage Flow is the third of the core principles of Kanban. It means that the members of the organisation are supposed to measure their progress and use the gathered information to improve their way of working. The most famous measurement tool for Kanban is the Cumulative Flow Diagram,...