Two terms you likely hear over and over again as a project manager, supervisor or team leader are “quality control” and “continuous improvement.” You can apply these broad concepts without fail to any industry, project or situation. When you apply and use them correctly, they will become second nature, simplifying and improving the way you […]
With our last release we’ve started sharing what the current work in progress for Kanbanize is and this release is not going to be any different. Below is what we are up to, feel free to comment or suggest improvements, that would be timely and appreciated! 1. Recurring Policies 2 With the current version (4.5) […]
Business process management has been the standard for managing big companies for a long time now and there is probably no manager out there that hasn’t heard of it. BPM and BPMN (Business Process Model and Notation) are quite common terms these days and there are multi-billion businesses deploying and benefiting from the concept and the tools available on the market. This article relates BPM to Kanban and suggests an implementation of a simple but effective process management with Kanbanize.
Let me start this article by sharing my absolute admiration for Christopher Avery and his work. If I should name one thing that changed my life completely I would’t hesitate for a second – undoubtedly it is the Responsibility Process. I would recommend that you hear Christopher himself explaining it, but if you are curious […]
Recent surveys show, that one of the most inefficient areas in your organization is the regular meetings. Especially the ones on the Management Levels (CEOs, VPs, Senior Management). That time is the most expensive and valuable and adding the extra preparation effort of collecting KPIs and Metrics, deviate you even further from spending true time to […]
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 […]
I risk to repeat myself by mentioning it often in my articles, but – Kanban relies on visualization. And it relies heavily on it. On a side note, when we talk about visualization, UI and UX pop up and everybody expects as few clicks as possible to achieve anything in a software tool. A core, […]
Hello fellow consultants, engineers, lawyers or simply anyone who is billable by the hour. We are well aware of how important it is to properly track your time – how many minutes and hours each activity takes, where you spend your time and doing what. This is the metric that is converted to cash at the […]
Being a technical guy I would rather sit alone in a room do some coding. This is hardly ever the case, though. First and foremost I have too much other stuff to do before I get to dev tasks, but even if I get to that, frequent interruptions by colleagues, phone, email, whatever are just killing me. I would start focusing on a complex task and then someone would ignore my headphones and ask me a question. I would answer and will resume my attempts to concentrate. A couple of minutes would pass by and then something else would require my attention. And then another one and another one…
Most project management tools and methods, focus mainly on 3 dimensions: Time, Budget and Scope. Kanban has embedded in its core a fourth dimension: Efficiency.