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Esp Compared To Kanban Method

ESP Compared to Kanban Method

David Anderson is a thought leader and pioneer in the field of Lean/ Kanban for Software Development and managing effective software teams. (View David’s profile) We are honored to publish this blog post from David where he compared Enterprise Services Planning (ESP) with Kanban.

Swiftkanban Feature Update - August 2017

SwiftKanban Feature Update – August 2017

We have introduced two new enhancements with the SwiftKanban August update:

Route To Enterprise Scale Agility

Route to Enterprise Scale Agility

Competitiveness in the age of digital disruption requires businesses to achieve agility at scale – not in select projects and portfolios alone, but across functions, across the business. The approaches to achieving enterprise-wide agility are keenly debated. I caught up with Kanban pioneer David Anderson on the sidelines of Lean Kanban Central Europe and Lean Kanban India last year and asked him about his thoughts.  Here are some interesting highlights from there.

Swiftkanban Feature Update Release - July 2017

SwiftKanban Feature Update Release – July 2017

With the release of SwiftKanban July update, we have introduced new usability and functional enhancements.

Swiftkanban/ Swiftesp For Akts And Kcps

SwiftKanban/ SwiftESP for AKTs and KCPs

Last week, my colleague Navin and I had the pleasure and – indeed – the honor of meeting some of the best minds in Europe at the Kanban Leadership Retreat at Mayrhofen, Austria!

Allocating Wip Limits For A Kanban System

Allocating WIP Limits for a Kanban System

I have seen people focus a lot on what the WIP limit should be for a Value Stream stage of a Kanban system. However, once the WIP limit is known, I haven’t seen much thought going into where to put those WIP limits. Hence, this blog!

How Cognitive Overload Impacts Productivity?

How Cognitive Overload Impacts Productivity?

Fast forward twenty years and we are sitting in a digital marketing review meeting. We were presented with so many dimensions, so much of information, data, graphs, correlations. It was overwhelming, to say the least. How could we possibly make sense of this and make an informed decision after analyzing so much of information?

Flow Efficiency: A Great Metric You Probably Aren’t Using

Flow Efficiency: A Great Metric you Probably Aren’t Using

We are deeply honored to publish this post on Flow Efficiency written by Julia Wester for Lean Kanban University. In this blog, Julia explains the importance of the Flow Efficiency metric, how to calculate it and how to improve it in a Kanban system.

Swiftkanban Feature Update Release - June 2017

SwiftKanban Feature Update Release – June 2017

With the release of SwiftKanban June update, we have introduced three new usability and functional enhancements.

Agile Release Train (Art)

Agile Release Train (ART)

The concept of Agile Release Train (ART) is central to understanding the constructs of SAFe® and to implement them. So, what is an ART? Is it a set of teams working in tandem with each other following a common release calendar and Sprint timeline? Or is it a set of features scheduled for release at regular durations to continuously deliver the anticipated business value? Is there any role that is central to the running of an ART? We will try to answer these questions and have a closer look at ART in this blog.

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The Yin-Yang of Productivity

This year’s Nobel for Economics has gone to the Behavioural Economist Richard Thaler. Richard is a Distinguished Professor at the Chicago Booth Business School. His big work is the influence of clues and society on individual decision making and actions.

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How do you “do” Scrumban?

In a recent post on a technical forum, a Dev manager had the question (paraphrased here) – My organization wants to operate in a Kanban way but maintain the structure of sprints and burn down charts to keep track of progress. Is it ok to do? Is Scrumban the correct methodology? If so, what is the best way to implement it?

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The Intrigue – and the Universality – of Kanban

It has been abundantly clear that in the last 3-4 years, the world of Agile has gradually come to be occupied by Kanban. While there has been a fair bit of the religious battle about Scrum vs. Kanban – which, while doing injustice to both Scrum and Kanban, has certainly helped to keep Kanban under the spotlight – the fact is that most consultants, coaches, and practitioners have been far more pragmatic and sanguine about it.

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Top 11 Lean/ Kanban Books for IT, Software and Knowledge Work!

Are you new to Kanban? Or did you just build your first Kanban Board? Or already a Kanban expert? Irrespective of where you are in your Kanban journey, here is a comprehensive list of the top Kanban books that will help you with knowledge, insights and experience related to Kanban and ensures an empowered journey towards achieving your business goals.

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