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

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 […]

Interactive Collaboration with Kanbanize

In our dynamic world, changes are inevitable. The ones who embrace them are those being step ahead from the competition. Being able to observe changes in realtime is something Kanbanize could help you with. How? WebSockets Technology  In the modern client-server applications, the Browsers have kicked out the old fat UI clients. However, there were […]

Looking for a Kanban Burndown Chart Report

This could have been quite a prolonged and detailed article discussing Agile and Lean and talking about the main approaches like Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban. For the sake of being able to easily visualize the concept and be as clear as possible, I’ll narrow it down to just answering one simple question…. Are there BURNDOWN CHART REPORTS in […]

Kanbanizing the Waterfall

The traditional waterfall approach to building software (and other things) has been anathematized as being the worst thing that can happen to a company and has practically been banned from the industry for good. Its successor – agile has been discovered and promoted as the only way to do things properly. Is this applicable to everyone?