The cycle time chart is your best friend in your endeavor to conquer the world of Kanban productivity. If you want to know more about this metric and how to read the chart, go through the entire article and share your feedback.
Without a doubt, Slack is one of these apps that turned into a favorite tool for many companies worldwide. In the first year after its launch, the number of Slack’s daily users has surpassed 500 000 and more than 60 000 teams are using it worldwide. Why? Because Slack brings agility to many teams and […]
When managing a project, what areas do you need help in? Is it workflow optimization? Are you looking for a way to manage your risk in a lightweight style and reduce the chance of delaying the delivery of your projects? Or maybe you are just trying to improve the collaboration between your team members? If […]
Cumulative flow is one of the most powerful tools available in the lean world, and it is a pity that many people fail to read this graph correctly. If you feel you need more understanding about this Kanban chart, please go through the article and check our simple explanation.
There is no doubt that Kanban is among the most famous methods for software development these days. However, people often forget that the method was initially tested and applied successfully in IT departments. Back in 2004, an IT team in Microsoft managed by Dragos Dumitriu was struggling to improve his team’s efficiency and to optimize […]
With Kanban 101 we are aiming to give our readers a jump-start guide to get their Kanban engine running. For this purpose we are going to use Kanbanize, so you can start implementing what you learn right away. The board is the first gradient of Kanban. Without it, there are going to be just random […]
This article is part of a series that will address what kind of KPIs a SaaS company needs to track to make sure all parts of the business are doing fine. The focus of the current post is on software development or the so called RnD department of the company. The article is intended primarily for development managers, project managers, team leads or other senior staff, but anyone who’s interested may check what we have to say. Let’s get rolling without further introductions.
As Agile is outgrowing IT and the world starts talking about Business Agility, we see Scrum attempted in various setups – Marketing, Sales, Legal, Management. Although it can be technically used in such contexts, Scrum was invented to help software teams deliver software and as such, it dominated the industry. But the most recent State […]
What is a Monte Carlo Simulation and How Does It Work? The Monte Carlo simulation is a mathematical technique that allows you to account for risk in quantitative analysis and decision making. It relies on a large number of random simulations based on historical data to project the probable outcome of future projects under similar […]
Many Kanbanize users are software guys that have been practicing SCRUM for a while and for some reason (which we all understand very well) want to move to Kanban. Ex-scrummers, you’re on the right track to be looking for something new. For more details how to do things better, check the article itself.