Sajjad Ahmad February 9, 2021 Kanban boards are a great way to visualize the workflow and track progress. They usually consist of three main panels: to do, doing, and done. There are many cards, denoting tasks, which are constantly moved from one panel to another. The goal of the Kanban board is to limit work … Continue reading Advantages of Switching to Online Kanban Boards
Jake Lizarraga December 26, 2020 Since the advent of technology, the business world has taken on a faster pace. Project management software, automated programs, and other gifts from the digital realm have made it possible to get a lot more done than we were once used to. However, with so many options at our disposal, … Continue reading Kanban vs Scrum: Comparison, Pros, and Cons
Anthony Mersino September 16, 2020 In our previous posts, we looked at What is Kanban and Why is it Used and Getting Started with Kanban. In Part 3, we are going to drill in on a few special topics: Limiting Work in Progress, Blocked Work Items, and Establishing Lanes of Service. 1. Limiting Work in … Continue reading Kanban Part 3 — WIP Limits, Blocked Items and Lanes of Service
Anthony Mersino September 10, 2020 This post is the second in a series on Kanban, a lightweight agile approach for organizing work. In our previous post we answered the question, what is Kanban and why do people use it. In this post, we are going to explore how to get started with Kanban. We have … Continue reading Kanban Part 2 – How to Get Started With Kanban
Anthony Mersino September 3, 2020 This post is first in a series about Kanban and how to get the most benefit from it. We will start with what Kanban is and explore why people use it. We will then look at to get started with Kanban and ultimately get the most benefit from the technique. … Continue reading Kanban Part 1 – What is Kanban and Why is it Used?
Empowering teams to analyze their current work can uncover bottlenecks that help everyone work more efficiently to complete projects. Stacey Ackerman on August 21, 2020 If you’re a marketing team that’s been caught up in a process that’s preventing you from getting work out the door quickly, you may have a flow problem. A flow … Continue reading How to improve workflow with Kanban
Dinesh Varadharajan August 4, 2020 Kanban is a Japanese term that means a billboard in English. In project management terms, it describes the utilization of a visual system focused on transparency. Kanban allows you to put a pivotal focus on efficiency. It lets you communicate, streamline, and visualize the flow of work while limiting the … Continue reading 5 Kanban Board Software Options to Keep Your Projects on Track
Jean-Paul Bayley — January 22, 2020 Students and clients ask us “Can Kanban and Scrum work together?” all the time. The answer is an emphatic, “Of course!” However, what do you mean by “Kanban”? If you are talking about Kanban as a strategy for optimizing the flow of value through a process that uses a … Continue reading Can Kanban and Scrum Work Together?
Oliver Peterson — January 1, 2020 You’ll often hear the question: “Which is better? Kanban or Scrum?” or variations of this eternal deathmatch between two of the most well-established agile methodologies. People are wasting energy fighting over which methodology trumps another. If you’re an agile organization, you should be placing principle above practice. It makes … Continue reading Kanban vs Scrum: Understanding the Tools for Agile Success
Ian Mitchell — October 10, 2019 “At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly” — The Agile Manifesto A few weeks ago we considered the Agile Manifesto from a lean perspective. We saw that it is possible to map the 12 agile principles to … Continue reading Sprint Retrospectives with Kanban