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.

enterprise_kanban

Enterprise Kanban – End to End Optimization for the Whole Organization

First of all, we want to thank Colleen Johnson for writing this insightful piece of content on the enterprise kanban topic for our blog. She sent it to us a while ago, and since then, the topic is generating a lot of interest. So we decided to refresh this blog post, and here it is. Enjoy it! The […]

kaizen continuous improvement

Kaizen: Lost in Translation

In this sea of content, it becomes much harder to find something authentic and valuable. We genuinely believe that the following post meets these requirements, and we are happy to share it with you. Special thanks to the author Jun Nakamuro for letting us republish this article on our blog.  Japanese improvement techniques have been emulated […]

cycle time

How to Measure Cycle Time: With or without non-working hours?

Does this title sound confusing? Don’t worry. By the end of this article you will see that it is simpler than you think. You will be able to measure the right cycle time with your eyes closed. For those of you who are not so familiar with the term, cycle time is one of the […]

sla and wip limits

SLAs and WIP limits: Which One Do You Need?

A few days ago our marketing team had its weekly replenishment meeting and somehow we started a discussion around the following topic:  Do we need both, WIP limits and service level of agreements (SLAs)?  Well, the short answer is yes.  But the answer can also be “it depends.” So, it depends on what?  After a […]

kanban for 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 companies of any size. In this guide, you will learn how to break down your projects quickly, track progress, get status reports immediately, and achieve organizational transparency. But first, let’s take a look at some data representing the […]

cross functional team

Cross-Functional Team: What Is It and 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 […]

motivation-leadership

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 […]