Category Archives: Kanban Resources

Articles that focus mainly on the general information surrounding the Kanban method and software development.

the rise of kanban in a scrum world

The Rise of Kanban in a Scrum World

Until a few years ago, Scrum was considered the most efficient way of software development, but the method has started losing popularity, especially in its pure form (without elements taken from other methods, such as Kanban). As the world of software continuously evolves, it is becoming clear that the engineers of today need something different. […]

Running a Better Stand Up Meeting

Daily stand-up meetings are a common occurrence in some companies, especially those that are technology-based. Depending on what company you work for, and the person calling the meeting, these meetings might also be called daily stand ups, daily huddles or agile meetings. There are many benefits to calling a stand-up meeting rather than a traditional […]

How Work Breakdown Structure Improves Productivity

Having an effective and efficient project management system in place is important for any company in the business of creating something new and useful. Software development, in particular, is a complex undertaking. There are innumerable steps, multiple project members and a potentially endless set of features at play. With so many moving parts, it’s important […]

What’s the Difference Between Quality Control and Continuous Improvement?

Two terms you likely hear over and over again as a project manager, supervisor or team leader are “quality control” and “continuous improvement.” You can apply these broad concepts without fail to any industry, project or situation. When you apply and use them correctly, they will become second nature, simplifying and improving the way you […]

Scaling Kanban Across an Organization

In industry, when you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backward. Some will argue that it’s possible to plateau — to maintain a steady-state — but in reality, this doesn’t last. You may feel that you’re in control and running safe in “cruise-control” mode, but unplanned or unforeseen market changes can very quickly stall your business. […]

What Is the Right Agile Methodology for Your Project?

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 […]

Importing Kanban Cards in Kanbanize

Using the import tool is officially the fastest way to set up your Kanban board in just a few minutes. Nobody has the time to enter data manually, so here’s how you can populate your projects in the time it takes to make a cup of coffee: 1. First, select the import/export option located in the grid […]