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Not all kanban is alike

In the series of “not all work is alike” and “not all change is alike” I could not resist the temptation to write a blog titled “not all kanban is alike”. Mainstream kanban systems (which I will refer to as delivery kanban) as … Continue reading

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A careful analysis of work organization underlying Scrum and Kanban

The Scrum vs Kanban discussion is quite a debate with many different viewpoints including the viewpoint that it is a pointless debate. I personally think that something useful can be extracted. In order to do so we need to look inside the … Continue reading

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Using narrative to research Kanban implementations

Update to this post (Oct. 30, 2013) During the months after this blog post, Arno Korpershoek and myself have worked on an implementation of a narrative research tool (as described in the blog post) for lean agile organizations based on … Continue reading

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Managing risks and options with discovery Kanban

At the London Lean Kanban day last month I gave the following presentation on discovery kanban.

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Lean Kanban Europrean Tour 2012 – Resilient change

Here’s the slides of my presentations at LKNL2012 and LKFR2012:  

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Resilience, Adaptability and Transformability with Kanban

Resilience “Imagine you are on a boat docked in a calm harbor and you want to quickly carry a brim-full cup of water across a stateroom without spilling. Now imagine the same situation but with the boat in rough seas. … Continue reading

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Discovery and the whole systems Kanban

The whole systems view and deliberate discovery The focus of Lean is on delivering value. The purpose is to deliver value for the business that pays for it. Value of the product is not in the delivery but in the use … Continue reading

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Manage the project end-to-end life-cycle with Kanban

Title: Manage the project end-to-end  life-cycle with Kanban (previously was “Accelerate the project flow with Kanban”) Catalogue: Lean Adaptive Management – Addressing project management challenges with Kanban What this pattern is about: the project life-cycle – from idea to implementation; the communication bottleneck – … Continue reading

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Manage project and functional teams with Kanban

Title: Manage project and functional teams with Kanban Catalogue: Lean Adaptive Management – Addressing project management challenges with Kanban What this pattern is about: the project organization – from functional to projectized; the resource bottleneck – multi-tasking and shifting priorities; … Continue reading

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Addressing project management challenges with Kanban

The new, new thing Story: Software developers and IT people are a strange lot. Not so long ago they argued that the best way to manage (software) projects was Scrum or some other agile development approach. Some of them were … Continue reading

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