Category Archives: complexity

Not all change is alike

After the opening session at the Kanban Leadership retreat in Portugal it is clear that change is again a big topic at the retreat. Mike Burrows’ session proposal is on visualising change (have a look at his recent blog post). … 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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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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Cynefin, Panarchy, PDCA, OODA and value creation curves

The last couple of years I have been making use of Cynefin to make sense of complexity in project organizations. Cynefin has helped me to make sense of how projects differ and how to cope with these differences. More recently I … Continue reading

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