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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. […]

End to End Kanban for the Whole Organization

As a community, when we talk about applying agile practices, engineering is typically where we start. Engineering is often viewed as the bottleneck in the customer delivery flow and is a very expensive part of the overall process. It makes sense that we look to this part of our organizations to optimize efficiencies first. Unfortunately, […]

kanban scaling for organizations

Scaling Kanban Across an Organization

In industry, when you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backward. Some will argue that it’s possible to plateau — to maintain a steady-state — but in reality, this doesn’t last. You may feel that you’re in control and running safe in “cruise-control” mode, but unplanned or unforeseen market changes can very quickly stall your business. […]

Kanban 101 – Applying WIP Limits

Stop starting and start finishing! What’s a WIP limit? WIP limits or Work-In-Progress limits, in the context of the Kanban board, stand for the maximum amount of work items a given phase or the whole workflow can hold. These phases could be represented by a column, cell or even the entire board. There are two […]

Cycle Time as Normal (Gaussian) Distribution

Hello fellow Analysts, Knowing the future is impossible (not yet), but you could easily guess what would be the outcome when you have a sequence of similar activities. Predictability is something you could gain by collecting meaningful (true) statistical data. With the power of the Analytics module, we at Kanbanize have, you could improve your […]