Author Archives: Dessislava Vasileva

About Dessislava Vasileva

Green Thinker, Lean enthusiast, curious about the world and constantly searching ways to make it better.

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Kanbanize named a FrontRunner for Project Portfolio Management on Software Advice

We are excited to announce that Kanbanize has been named FrontRunner in the Project Portfolio Management field by Software Advice, one of the leading online service for businesses navigating the software selection process. It is a noteworthy recognition for us because the  FrontRunners Quadrant highlights software products that have received the highest scores from the […]

project-visibility

Project Visibility – Why It Is Important and How To Achieve It

Have you ever seen weekly status updates pass for actual project visibility? Well, I have, and they shouldn’t! Project visibility is so much more than a short update via email. More importantly, it plays a crucial role in project success and alignment between organizational levels or stakeholders. This is why it is worrying when some […]

Lean-Culture

Lean Culture – The Key to Lean Operations

The culture of the company is the personality of your organization. It defines how people will interact and communicate with each other and how work will get done. That is why it can support the performance of the company, but it can also harm it.  Make no mistake, every organization develops a culture, regardless if […]

agile-mindset

Agile Mindset – Understanding the Logic over Following Rules

Agile mindset is one of the many terms in the Agile world that a lot of us probably understand differently. Despite the various interpretations, there is a consensus that an agile mindset embraces iteration, collaboration, proactiveness, and change. It prioritizes customer value and favors constant learning through experiments.  By definition, a mindset is “a person’s […]

managing construction projects

Customer Story: Managing Construction Projects with Kanbanize

In Kanbanize, our goal is to support organizations to increase efficiency and achieve organizational transparency by visualizing work and optimizing workflows. We are pleased when our clients share their success stories with us, showcasing that we do something meaningful, and we help them become a little bit better. The next story is from BMWC Constructors, […]

Defeating Project Management Issues without Fighting Them

Project management is a booming industry that is painfully imperfect. Although we see some improvement in recent years, still many project management issues remain unresolved, causing significant financial negatives.  When asked to name their biggest struggles, project managers point to the disconnect between planning and execution and miscommunication as leading causes of their problems. Further on, […]

kanban for sustainability

Unexpected Kanban Life Hacks for Sustainability

Кanban is often seen as a niche approach, related mostly to manufacturing, product and software development. However, getting to its core idea opens your eyes to the various applications it can have in business and everyday life. When I started reading about Kanban and Lean management, my first thought was “This sounds extremely similar to […]