Author Archives: Monica Georgieff

About Monica Georgieff

Passionate about semiotics, entrepreneurship, motivated people and strong coffee.

The power of a kanban board

The Power of an Online Kanban Board

Japan brought us sushi, anime, Nintendo, karaoke and a way of being more efficient in our work. The philosophy of Lean and the Kanban method with which it can be implemented is one of the most notable Japanese contributions to the manufacturing and, as of this decade, knowledge work. The physical Kanban board that was […]

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 […]

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”). […]

GUEST POST: End to End Kanban for the Whole Organization

As a community, when we talk about applying agile practices, engineering is typically where we start. Engineering is often viewed as the bottle neck in the customer delivery flow and is a very expensive part of the overall process. It makes sense that we look to this part of our organizations to optimize efficiencies first. […]

Connect Kanbanize to other apps using Zapier

Based on user requests as well as our unflinching dedication to automation between systems, we are proud to announce that Kanbanize has come to Zapier. What does this mean? It means that Kanbanize can now connect with more than 750 Apps, like Gmail, Slack, Mailchimp and more through Zapier’s offering. Check out the opportunities in the […]

27 Ways to Use Kanban Boards to Improve Efficiency

Kanban boards help streamline the workflow of a project because you can see everything that’s going on with a single glance. The beauty of Kanban is that the concept can be scaled to meet the needs of the project or organization. Boards can be anything from extremely complex to simple. The ideal Kanban board for your team […]

Kanban VS Scrum [Infographic]

How many times have you heard people arguing about which one is better – Kanban or Scrum? Probably a lot, especially if you are in the product development business. This argument is not new and you can hear it at pretty much every business summit that puts together people who are doing software development. If […]

A Main Dashboard Redesigned for the Future

How is the new Main Dashboard like your command center? For release 4.19, our team undertook a hefty overhaul of the previous design of the Main Dashboards and added a number of new functions to make it a user-friendly, information radiator to make sure every session in Kanbanize begins on the right track. In the face of the widgets, we saw […]

Version 4.19 – What’s New this Month?

1. New Main Dashboards Redesigned for the Future The redesigned project dashboard in every Kanbanize account signals a new era of more opportunities for customization, relevant at-a-glance metrics for entire accounts and a sleek, intuitive design that suits your modern team. Additions include a targeted filter for boards and projects that can search for as many terms […]