Collected articles on various mixed topics about the general applications of the kanban method as well as specific insights into work breakdown structure.

quality from the start

What’s the Difference Between Quality Control and Continuous Improvement?

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 […]

Work in Progress [March 2015]

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) […]

Implementing BPM with Kanban

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.

Kanbanize your Meetings. Stop wasting time!

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 […]

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 […]

Less Time Tracking your Time with My Worklog

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 […]

Mapping Kanban Flow to Brain Flow

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…