agile capacity planning

How to Master Agile Capacity Planning with Kanban(ize)?

“How do you do capacity planning with Kanban?” – this has been a recurring question for us at Kanbanize. That is why we decided to address this topic formally through this article. When we get asked this question, it is usually one of these objectives/questions that people have: As a manager, I need to know […]

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 […]

Different types of 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 production 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 ways of getting things accomplished. In order to ensure flow and consistency […]

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 […]

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Agile vs Agility: How to Be Truly Adaptable to Changes?

In Kanbanize, we’re die-hard fans of efficiency and continuous improvement. And this doesn’t necessarily mean implementing Agile practices by the book.   In our experience, we’ve seen companies that try so hard to embrace all of the “best Agile practices” on their transformation journey but still lack something to get the desirable results.  I am sure […]

why use kanban

Top Reasons Why Companies Use Kanban [Infographic Included]

Kanban started as a scheduling system developed by Taiichi Ohno that revolutionized the automotive industry and was the foundation of the Toyota production system. Later, David Anderson defined Kanban for knowledge work application, and it gained massive popularity across the software sector, IT operations, engineering, marketing, etc. Businesses of all types are using it. We, […]

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 […]

explaining if holacracy is agile and taking a look at holacratic organizational structures

Is Holacracy Agile? Explaining Holacratic Organizational Structures

One of the basic principles of the Agile approach is the ability of employees and teams to self-organize – to make independent decisions that facilitate progress, teamwork, and the development of the organization in the desired direction. Self-organization is the basis of another organizational management model – a holacracy. In this blog post, we will […]

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Doing Agile vs. Being Agile: Why It Matters?

Grasping the difference between adopting the Agile methods into the work process (doing Agile) and shifting to the Agile mindset (being Agile) is a fundamental step to achieving a real transformation of the workflow, boosting engagement at all levels, and being productive.  No matter your position at a company, the project you are working on, […]