Author Archives: Iva Marinova

About Iva Marinova

Analytical. Driven by constant learning and knowledge. Fascinated by people's creativity. Admiration for Intellectual Property, copywriting and SEO. Passion for nature's beauty, comic books, pop art and cinema.

The Soft Spot Between Personal and Process Efficiency

”Efficiency is the ability to avoid wasting resources, efforts, and time in doing something or in producing a desired result… The highest type of efficiency is that which can utilize existing material to the best advantage.” – Jawaharlal Nehru, former Prime Minister of India The key to keeping pace and competitive advantage in an increasingly […]

Agile organization examples

6 Real-Life Examples of Organizations Scaling Agile Successfully

In search of inspiration, practical advice or to enrich our common sense, nothing beats learning from the experience of others. It’s the most human thing – to relate to other fellow humans, to share both our success stories and mishaps.  It’s no different in the business world – we tend to explore the industry experience […]

Kanban in practice

Kanban in Practice: Where to Start and How to Excel?

How do you craft an efficient and sustainable process which aligns people and keeps delivery steady? You need to get your hands dirty; there’s no other way around it. So today, we are excited to walk you through the multiple ways Kanban is applied in practice.  Kanban can be extremely helpful. There’s just one important thing to keep in mind when applying it: you have to tailor it to your […]

Kanban estimation

Kanban Estimation: Is There Such a Thing?

Let’s get one thing straight from the start: there’s no estimation in Kanban. Today, we share our perspective and experience on why estimation is not sufficient in today’s volatile world of project management and how we handle it in Kanban.  Estimating vs. Forecasting Estimation is a subjective process for finding estimates such as “what would be the duration […]

Upstream Kanban

Best Practices for Using Upstream Kanban

Are you overwhelmed by customer feedback and requests? Is your team struggling to differentiate between ideas worth exploring and random ideas? If you have felt the devastating effects of aborted work, you’re not alone.  Indeed, there’s a way to streamline that rush of ideas, customer requests, feedback, and so on—a very reasonable and intuitive way […]

LAMP podcast Angeline and Keith

Applying Lean and Agile Principles to Knowledge Management | LAMP ep.15

“Do things, learn, reflect, adapt, change on the premise that (hopefully) we will go faster each time we do that because we are addressing the fundamental process issues.” Keith Howells, Project4 Learning Lab In this episode of our Lean Agile Management Podcast, we discuss how Lean/Agile principles can be applied to the knowledge work domain. […]