Posts Tagged: Kanban

5 arguments against Kanban

(image by Saltatempo) When you’re thinking about using Kanban to manage your value flow, you will hear some tough arguments against it.  This is normal and not related to Kanban, it happens with every change initiative.  I’ve compiled a list of

5 arguments against Kanban

(image by Saltatempo) When you’re thinking about using Kanban to manage your value flow, you will hear some tough arguments against it.  This is normal and not related to Kanban, it happens with every change initiative.  I’ve compiled a list of

Your management doesn’t care about speed!

That’s right, I’ve said it.  Your management doesn’t care about development speed. Wait a minute!  Didn’t they try to push our limits all these years?  Trying to get us to do more work in less time? True, but let’s take

Your management doesn’t care about speed!

That’s right, I’ve said it.  Your management doesn’t care about development speed. Wait a minute!  Didn’t they try to push our limits all these years?  Trying to get us to do more work in less time? True, but let’s take

Brand new: Agile Belgium Drinkups

  What’s up with the Agile Belgium community?  That was the question me, Xavier Quesada Allue and Marc Lainez asked ourselves at XP2011 in Madrid. It has been awful quiet lately. Yes, we do have Agile Open once a year. And XPDays

Brand new: Agile Belgium Drinkups

  What’s up with the Agile Belgium community?  That was the question me, Xavier Quesada Allue and Marc Lainez asked ourselves at XP2011 in Madrid. It has been awful quiet lately. Yes, we do have Agile Open once a year. And XPDays

Will Kanban rescue agile software vendors?

I’ve always been a big fan of visualization. This comes in many forms, such as the slides of my presentations, the usage of whiteboards during workshops and the visualization of process flow in my teams. In agile teams, we rely

Will Kanban rescue agile software vendors?

I’ve always been a big fan of visualization. This comes in many forms, such as the slides of my presentations, the usage of whiteboards during workshops and the visualization of process flow in my teams. In agile teams, we rely

Conference season madness

It is conference season again, lot’s of exciting places to visit, sessions to attend and people to meet! So many options, so little time & budget.  Madness, I tell you! Let me share my list of favourites with you: Agile

Conference season madness

It is conference season again, lot’s of exciting places to visit, sessions to attend and people to meet! So many options, so little time & budget.  Madness, I tell you! Let me share my list of favourites with you: Agile

A slap in the face by Context

(picture by Vermin Inc) Once again context has slapped me in the face. When trying to figure out a better way to deliver software in a company, I can’t deny that I always start with what I know.  In a

A slap in the face by Context

(picture by Vermin Inc) Once again context has slapped me in the face. When trying to figure out a better way to deliver software in a company, I can’t deny that I always start with what I know.  In a

Kanban in Government (first retrospective)

Today we did our first retrospective since we changed to Kanban.  These previous weeks have been quite interesting and it was time to improve our flow. Take a look at the visual workflow we started out with: What did we

Kanban in Government (first retrospective)

Today we did our first retrospective since we changed to Kanban.  These previous weeks have been quite interesting and it was time to improve our flow. Take a look at the visual workflow we started out with: What did we

Kanban in Government (kickoff)

This week, we started a project using Kanban. I used it before in teams, but this time, I’m planning to blog about the evolution we’re going through with this team.  Especially since we’re planning to roll it out further in

Kanban in Government (kickoff)

This week, we started a project using Kanban. I used it before in teams, but this time, I’m planning to blog about the evolution we’re going through with this team.  Especially since we’re planning to roll it out further in