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.

why consider using kanban

Top Reasons Why Companies Consider Using Kanban [Infographic]

We, at Kanbanize, have always been searching to answer the question “Why do more and more companies use Kanban?” Not just because we want to satisfy our curiosity, but because we want to find a rational explanation. So we decided to dig deeper and try to discover what are the main reasons behind the method’s […]

cycle time explained

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 how simple it is. You will be able to measure the right cycle time with your eyes closed. In short, cycle time is one of the most valuable metrics you can use to acquire a better understanding of your […]

pull systems

How the”Pull” Principle Will Help You Produce Experience

Pull systems have changed the way organizations work and deliver products. After Toyota developed and applied the pull system concept successfully into their production processes, it has spread across various industries. The system offers a lot of benefits and it’s not surprising that so many organizations are using it today. Тhe real benefit of the pull […]

lean blogs

19 Lean Blogs Worth Reading

Lean is an endless topic that can be discussed until the end of time. The positive impact on the way organizations work and achieve their goals made the methodology formidably successful and widespread across various industries. The Lean concept appears to be a universal management tool. We’ve sure come a long way since the dawn […]

Respect for People

Why “Respect for people” Is the Secret Ingredient of Successful Teams

“Respect for people” is one of the two pillars of Toyota’s corporate culture and the Lean management philosophy. Yet, people think it’s just about being polite. If you ask 100 top-level managers “Do you respect your employees?”, you will probably receive a hundred answers “Of course, I treat employees with respect and dignity”. If your […]

Agile methodologies

Different Agile Methodologies: Find Which One Fits Best Your Needs

In the world of business, leaders must maximize efficiency, eliminate waste, even out roadblocks, and keep productions flowing in accordance with demand. Once a business venture takes flight, however, a lot of different people get involved, each with their own knowledge, talent and methods for getting things accomplished. In order to ensure flow and consistency […]

use kanban for production support

Kanban for Production Support Teams

One of the first applications of the Kanban method in the IT industry was with support teams. The reason is clear – such teams need to be extremely flexible due to the unpredictable arrival of work, they need to be able to quickly determine priorities and they must strictly track how much time each items takes to complete. Kanbanize provides a great way to structure your work and SLAs so that you achieve best results. If you want to learn more, go through the entire article.