Category Archives: Kanban

Actionable Kanban tips, guides, and answers to manager’s pains on everything from basics to Kanban Portfolio Management

How to Measure Cycle Time: With or without non-working hours?

Cycle time is one of the most valuable metrics you can use to acquire a better understanding of your work process. It really helps you forecast your production process precisely. Those who are familiar with Lean and Agile know that there are two different ways to measure cycle time: Excluding non-working hours (plus weekends). Including […]

How Pull Systems Will Help You Produce Experience

Pull systems have changed the way organizations work and deliver products. After Toyota developed and applied the pull system concept successfully into their production processes, it has spread across various industries. The system offers a lot of benefits and it’s not surprising that so many organizations are using it today. Тhe real benefit of the pull […]

Traffic Bottleneck

How to Protect a Bottleneck You Can’t Remove

Bottlenecks occur all the time in any process. They can be temporary or cause damage in the long run. Often, removing a bottleneck completely is either impossible or too difficult, expensive, or time-taking. Finding a way to protect an existing bottleneck from getting clogged is often a more convenient option. Read on to learn how […]

5 Reasons Why Your Team Should Embrace Lean

5 Reasons Why Your Team Should Embrace Lean

Without a doubt, you have been hearing a lot of stuff about Lean. The methodology was developed for manufacturing, adapted for construction, eventually making its way to software development and is currently gaining popularity in marketing. The explanation behind its success is simple. Lean is a flexible framework with a variety of methods for managing […]

19 Lean Blogs Worth Reading

Lean is an endless topic that can be discussed until the end of time. The positive impact on the way organizations work and achieve their goals made the methodology formidably successful and widespread across various industries. The Lean concept appears to be a universal management tool. We’ve sure come a long way since the dawn […]