managing construction projects

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, […]

Defeating Project Management Issues without Fighting Them

Project management is a booming industry that is painfully imperfect. Although we see some improvement in recent years, still many project management issues remain unresolved, causing significant financial negatives.  When asked to name their biggest struggles, project managers point to the disconnect between planning and execution and miscommunication as leading causes of their problems. Further on, […]

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Kaizen: Lost in Translation

In this sea of content, it becomes much harder to find something authentic and valuable. We genuinely believe that the following post meets these requirements, and we are happy to share it with you. Special thanks to the author Jun Nakamuro for letting us republish this article on our blog.  Japanese improvement techniques have been emulated […]

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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 […]