Cross-functional teams

Cross-Functional Team: What Is It & How to Make It Work

Organizations have, long enough, supported the top-to-bottom hierarchy where decision-makers and employees are two different kinds. But as times change, so do organizations. Or, at least, the smart ones. Flat hierarchy, close-knit working environment, open workspaces, and virtual teams—this is what the modern business world is about. In recent years, many organizations have switched to […]

Kanban project management

Kanban Project Management: How to Use and Implement It

Kanban project management is one of the emerging PM methodologies, and the Kanban approach is suitable for every team and goal. In this guide, you will learn how to break down your projects quickly, track progress, and get status reports immediately. But first, let’s take a look at some data representing the current state of […]

The Benefits of Kanban

Benefits of Kanban: 7 Habit-Changing Lessons I’ve Learned by Being Exposed to Kanban Culture

“And what am I supposed to do with this?” I said, staring at my monitor. I was glaring at a digital board, with some columns, workflows, cards, and some pretty colorful lanes.  “How cool!” I thought. Little did I know how this digital board was about to completely transform my perception towards productivity, efficiency, and […]

Marisa Keegan interview

Speaking Honestly about Motivation, Leadership and Emotions in the Workplace

This interview took place after Marisa Keegan’s keynote at the Global Kanban Summit in Alexandria US, 2019. Marisa is a Certified Executive Coach with her Masters in Industrial Organizational Psychology. She helps CEOs design, implement and achieve their strategic plans. She has an extensive career working within Fortune 500 and high growth technology companies such […]

How to unlock marketing agility with consistent processes

How to Unlock Marketing Agility with Consistent Processes

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Words of wisdom from the notorious Mike Tyson that apply as much to the dynamics of a marketing team (albeit figuratively) as they do in the boxing ring. When the team feels the pressure of customer requirements, deadlines and members’ individual preferences  – it […]