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5 Ways to Get Started With Continuous Improvement

Editor’s note: The article was updated in February 2018. Originally published in July 2017. Continuous improvement is a widely discussed topic, especially in the Lean and Agile communities. You can find plenty of articles that cover how continuous improvement can benefit your business, however, most of the information covers the theory with very little practical […]

5 Reasons You May Fail with Kanban Implementation

Imagine that you have the fastest car in Formula 1. However, you decide to put one of your engineers behind the wheel and tell him to win the race. What are the odds? After all, he will drive the best racing car. Nevertheless, we all know that chances for a triumph аre close to zero. […]

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The Power of an Online Kanban Board

Japan brought us sushi, anime, Nintendo, karaoke and a way of being more efficient in our work. The philosophy of Lean and the Kanban method with which it can be implemented is one of the most notable Japanese contributions to the manufacturing and, as of this decade, knowledge work. The physical Kanban board that was […]

Debunking the biggest myths of Kanban - Annete Vendelbo

Debunking the Biggest Myths About Kanban

I am writing a book about Kanban and agile transformations. Just a few weeks ago, someone said to me: “But how can you write a whole book about Kanban?” During the past years, I have been coaching quite a few agile transformations, often implementing Kanban. More than once, people have asked me: “Why Kanban? Are […]

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Kanban 101 – The Kanban Board

This is the first article of a series dedicated to the small LEGO® blocks of which Kanban is built. 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 […]