Posts Tagged: Kanban

No place to hang up a taskboard?

One thing I insist on doing with every team is using a physical task board. I like to visualize work to understand the flow and spot bottlenecks and impediments. Plus, it makes it easier to hold a daily stand-up meeting.  You

No place to hang up a taskboard?

One thing I insist on doing with every team is using a physical task board. I like to visualize work to understand the flow and spot bottlenecks and impediments. Plus, it makes it easier to hold a daily stand-up meeting.  You

Healthy flow with classes of service

Last week I attended Lean & Kanban Europe 2010.  It was the first conference I attended with such a specific focus on lean software development. My expectations were largely fulfilled thanks to some great sessions and thought provoking ideas. Being

Healthy flow with classes of service

Last week I attended Lean & Kanban Europe 2010.  It was the first conference I attended with such a specific focus on lean software development. My expectations were largely fulfilled thanks to some great sessions and thought provoking ideas. Being

2 ideal cases for continuous flow

Following up on my previous post, here are the benefits that I see in applying a continuous flow instead of iterations. There are 2 cases in which I prefer a continuous flow: 1. The team is responsible for developing new software AND doing

2 ideal cases for continuous flow

Following up on my previous post, here are the benefits that I see in applying a continuous flow instead of iterations. There are 2 cases in which I prefer a continuous flow: 1. The team is responsible for developing new software AND doing

Short, shorter, single piece flow

A lot of agile practitioners promote the idea of working with short iterations (one or two weeks), so do I. The faster we can get feedback, the better. If it takes 4 weeks to get all your stakeholders together to look

Short, shorter, single piece flow

A lot of agile practitioners promote the idea of working with short iterations (one or two weeks), so do I. The faster we can get feedback, the better. If it takes 4 weeks to get all your stakeholders together to look

Lean and Agile

The previous 2 days I attended a course on Lean, organized by Robin Dymond and Jurgen De Smet in Ghent.    The small group size made it possible to have some interesting exercises and discussions.  The main idea returning in

Lean and Agile

The previous 2 days I attended a course on Lean, organized by Robin Dymond and Jurgen De Smet in Ghent.    The small group size made it possible to have some interesting exercises and discussions.  The main idea returning in