Category Archives: Kanban Resources

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

Lean Business and the Value of Flow – Part 2

Stop Starting As more and more work is pushed into the system, the amount of multitasking increases exponentially. Any work that is started is put aside in order to serve some other urgent request; then that work is resumed; then it is put aside again; then resumed; and so on, and so forth. The pattern repeats […]

7 Questions Before You Switch: Scrum vs Kanban

Are you considering the move from Scrum to Kanban? Then you are among the growing number of teams looking for work clarity and productivity. To get there, you would want to answer 7 specific questions first. If you are still trying to understand the differences between the methods, check out our Scrum vs Kanban comparison […]

Version 5.8 – What’s New this Month?

Precise breakdown of projects using runtime policies Product update 5.8 introduces a new, practical way to break down work precisely using runtime policies. Whenever you set up a policy that triggers the creation of new cards (including parent, child and relative cards), you can copy card parameters of interest from the trigger card to the newly created […]

Lean Business and the Value of Flow

Decision Making through Explicit Mental Models In today’s information overloaded world, we all need to make numerous decisions in the course of our day. Speed of decision making is often a critical element. One shortcut we take, whether it happens deliberately or not, is the usage of Mental Models. (See P. Senge’s “The Fifth Discipline”). […]

Configuring SAML Single Sign-On in Kanbanize

To stay on top of their game, modern companies use a variety of software tools (like Kanbanize!) to help them work better and more efficiently. However, as the number of tools increases, so do the passwords every user has to remember as well as the load on system administrators and IT have to support. A […]

GUEST POST: End to End Kanban for the Whole Organization

As a community, when we talk about applying agile practices, engineering is typically where we start. Engineering is often viewed as the bottle neck in the customer delivery flow and is a very expensive part of the overall process. It makes sense that we look to this part of our organizations to optimize efficiencies first. […]

Track Your Aging Work In Progress

Just as the name suggests, the purpose of the Aging Work in Progress chart is to visualize how your cards are progressing towards the done section of your Kanban board. It has two main uses – to show you how your current assignments are moving forward and to give you an idea of how you were […]