kanban scaling for organizations

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. […]

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 […]

Importing Kanban Cards in Kanbanize

This is an archived page. Since this article was first published, some features and interface elements have been changed. Please, visit our Knowledge Base for an updated version. 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, […]

Kanban 101 – Tracking Progress : Part 1

Tracking progress is the core of the continuous improvement process. Without regular monitoring and tracking one cannot neither recognize whether any changes should be applied, nor realize if everything is going on well. An old management cliché states that you “can’t manage what you don’t measure” and this is exactly the case here. Monitoring and […]

Kanban 101 – Mapping flow

After we have examined the core elements of Kanban, it’s time to focus on how to make a board which best represents our workflow, or in other words – to map our flow. There are many methods and techniques for process mapping and most of them can be really handy when it comes down to […]

Kanban 101 – The Kanban Card

This is the second post of a series dedicated to the basics of Kanban. This article is for the smallest part of the Kanban system – the Kanban card. Kanban (かんばん(看板) from Japanese literally means a signal card or signboard. In the first and original version of Kanban, implemented by Toyota in the 60s the […]