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Customer Story: Managing Construction Projects with Kanbanize

In Kanbanize, our goal is to support organizations to increase efficiency and achieve organizational transparency by visualizing work and optimizing workflows. We are pleased when our clients share their success stories with us, showcasing that we do something meaningful, and we help them become a little bit better. The next story is from BMWC Constructors, […]

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Portfolio Kanban: a Tool for Strategic Agility

A definition of business agility concerns the organization’s ability to adapt, change quickly, and renew itself in a volatile market environment. It is about the capability to adjust strategy, sometimes radically, testing the results they go. It is about altering the organization, adapting or inventing new processes, and for some, the absorption of modern technology. […]

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Kanban Backlog: The Least Explored Corner of Kanban

Let’s start this article by first saying that according to Lean, maintaining an ordered list of ideas (backlog) is a waste. Why is it a waste? Well, simply because having an endless pool of ideas, always trying to refine and prioritize them takes time. What if they never get implemented? The answer is clear: wasted […]

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Unexpected Kanban Life Hacks for Sustainability

Кanban is often seen as a niche approach, related mostly to manufacturing, product and software development. However, getting to its core idea opens your eyes to the various applications it can have in business and everyday life. When I started reading about Kanban and Lean management, my first thought was “This sounds extremely similar to […]

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SLAs and WIP limits: Which One Do You Need?

A few days ago our marketing team had its weekly replenishment meeting and somehow we started a discussion around the following topic:  Do we need both, WIP limits and service level of agreements (SLAs)?  Well, the short answer is yes.  But the answer can also be “it depends.” So, it depends on what?  After a […]

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Kanban Project Management: How to Use and Implement It

Kanban project management is one of the emerging PM methodologies, and the Kanban approach is suitable for companies of any size. In this guide, you will learn how to break down your projects quickly, track progress, get status reports immediately, and achieve organizational transparency. But first, let’s take a look at some data representing the […]

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Benefits of Kanban: 7 Habit-Changing Lessons I’ve Learned by Being Exposed to Kanban Culture

“And what am I supposed to do with this?” I said, staring at my monitor. I was glaring at a digital board, with some columns, workflows, cards, and some pretty colorful lanes.  “How cool!” I thought. Little did I know how this digital board was about to completely transform my perception towards productivity, efficiency, and […]