Tag Archives: kanban

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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Visual project management

I did a webinar for LeanKit where I explore the why-how-what of Visual Project Management. Below you can find a link to the slides. Visual Management Webinar – LeanKit & Patrick Steyaert from LeanKit

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6D root cause analysis of flow in knowledge work

I have been working on a little framework for analyzing why work is, or is not, flowing. The result can be seen below. It takes the form of an Ishikawa, or fishbone, diagram. The purpose is to look at a … 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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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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