Does this title sound confusing? Don’t worry. By the end of this article you will see that it is simpler than you think. You will be able to measure the right cycle time with your eyes closed. For those of you who are not so familiar with the term, cycle time is one of the […]
Kanban project management is one of the emerging PM methodologies, and the Kanban approach is suitable for companies of any size. In this guide, you will learn how to break down your projects quickly, track progress, get status reports immediately, and achieve organizational transparency. But first, let’s take a look at some data representing the […]
Have you ever wondered why your home needs tidying up from time to time? For some reason, socks always end up on the floor, your desk is a mess and that one thing you need is buried somewhere in the closet. Objects just take the most random places in the house for no apparent reason. […]
How many times have you heard people arguing about which one is better – Kanban or Scrum? Probably a lot, especially if you are in the product development business. This argument is not new and you can hear it at pretty much every business summit that puts together people who are managing projects. Objectively speaking, […]
In the past, companies have traditionally relied on authoritarian structures to delegate responsibility down the organizational hierarchy. However, leadership models (e.g. Shared Leadership) are becoming flatter in nature as the continuous business development requires organizations to adopt new ways of advancing ahead of their competitors. First, let’s see what is wrong with hierarchical leadership. The […]
Are you troubled by bottlenecks in the process of developing your new, awesome product? If not, you are one of the lucky few and will find the next paragraphs more interesting than useful, but if you can relate to that tight part of the process that slows down the whole flow we have just the […]
With the task distribution chart you can track the number of tasks on your Kanban board, how much time has been spent on different types of work, how your work is distributed by person and many more.
Without a doubt, Slack is one of these apps that turned into a favorite tool for many companies worldwide. In the first year after its launch, the number of Slack’s daily users has surpassed 500 000 and more than 60 000 teams are using it worldwide. Why? Because Slack brings agility to many teams and […]
Cumulative flow is one of the most powerful tools available in the lean world, and it is a pity that many people fail to read this graph correctly. If you feel you need more understanding about this Kanban chart, please go through the article and check our simple explanation.
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 safely in “cruise-control” mode, but unplanned or unforeseen market changes can very quickly stall your business. […]