Author Archives: Pavel Naydenov

About Pavel Naydenov

Passionate about online marketing, copywriting, brand management and social media. Enthusiastic about cooking, guitar playing, and continuous improvement.

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 […]

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 […]

Multiple kanban workflows

Multiple Workflows on One Kanban board? Now It Is Possible!

Recently, our team at Kanbanize, heard many Kanban board users saying they have one major pain point, no matter what Kanban tool they use: “How can we build a more flexible Kanban board for multiple team functions or different projects? Without the need of merging columns and swimlanes. Without making compromises on the individual needs […]

project-failure

Watch Out: 5 Warning Signs Of Project Failure

No matter how great your team is and how strategic your decisions are, some of your projects will fail. However, this doesn’t mean you should sweep them under the rug. Project managers and leaders can be on the lookout for the warning signs that foreshadow project failure. There are different reasons for project failure. Can […]

Kanban IT operations

Kanban in IT Operations: 5 Real-Life Examples

There is no doubt that Kanban is among the most famous methods for software development these days. However, people often forget that the method was initially tested and applied successfully in IT departments. Back in 2004, an IT team in Microsoft managed by Dragos Dumitriu was struggling to improve his team’s efficiency and to optimize […]