Lean Business and the Value of Flow – Part 2

Stop Starting As more and more work is pushed into the system, the amount of multitasking increases exponentially. Any work that is started is put aside in order to serve some other urgent request; then that work is resumed; then it is put aside again; then resumed; and so on, and so forth. The pattern repeats […]

How To Manage User Provisioning with SAML Integration

In version 5.7 of Kanbanize, we introduced SAML 2.0 Single Sign-On integration. This is a great way for companies to centralize user management. However, this raises a sensible question – what happens with user provisioning in Kanbanize when you integrate the platform with your Identity Provider? SAML integration effectively outsources part of the user provisioning […]

How to set up a SAML Single-on with Okta

So far we have covered the general steps needed to set up a SAML integration between Kanbanize and an Identity Provider (IdP). We also have a step-by-step tutorial for users of Azure AD and a guide for clients of OneLogin. The next paragraphs will demonstrate how you can set up an integration between Kanbanize and Okta: […]

GitLab to Kanbanize Integration

Dear Kanbanizers, We have just released our GitLab integration. Below are some details about the integration itself. Abilities: 1. Track commits as comments in a corresponding Kanban card. (Only commit and push events are tracked.) 2. Track GitLab project issues as cards in a Kanbanize board The integration is in one direction only – from […]

7 Questions Before You Switch: Scrum vs Kanban

Are you considering the move from Scrum to Kanban? Then you are among the growing number of teams looking for work clarity and productivity. To get there, you would want to answer 7 specific questions first. If you are still trying to understand the differences between the methods, check out our Scrum vs Kanban comparison […]

Version 5.8 – What’s New this Month?

Precise breakdown of projects using runtime policies Product update 5.8 introduces a new, practical way to break down work precisely using runtime policies. Whenever you set up a policy that triggers the creation of new cards (including parent, child and relative cards), you can copy card parameters of interest from the trigger card to the newly created […]

Lean Business and the Value of Flow

Decision Making through Explicit Mental Models In today’s information overloaded world, we all need to make numerous decisions in the course of our day. Speed of decision making is often a critical element. One shortcut we take, whether it happens deliberately or not, is the usage of Mental Models. (See P. Senge’s “The Fifth Discipline”). […]