Kanban Library: David J Anderson's Picks

Recommended reading from the Lean Kanban University founder.
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    “KANBAN: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business” by David J. Anderson

    This book answers the questions: What is Kanban? Why would I want to use Kanban? How do I go about implementing Kanban? How do I recognize improvement opportunities and what should I do about them?


  • Kanban from the Inside

    “Kanban from the Inside” by Mike Burrows

    Kanban from the Inside takes a distinctive approach to the Kanban Method — using a system of nine values to explain what it is, to give insight into how its practitioners think, and to offer practical advice on how to apply it.


  • Kanban Change Leadership

    “Kanban Change Leadership” by Klaus Leopold

    This book provides an understanding of what is necessary to properly understand change management with Kanban as well as how to apply it optimally in the workplace. The book emphasizes critical aspects, several traps which users repeatedly fall into, and presents some practical guidelines for Kanban change management to help avoid these traps.


  • The Scrumban [R]evolution

    “The Scrumban [R]Evolution” by AJ Reddy

    Comprehensive, coherent, and practical, The Scrumban [R]Evolution will help you incrementally apply proven Lean/Agile principles to get what matters most: pragmatic, bottom-line results. Pioneering Scrumban coach Ajay Reddy clarifies Scrumban’s core concepts and principles, and illuminates their application through real-life examples.


    Get The Scrumban [R]evolution.


  • Personal Kanban

    “Personal Kanban” by Benson & Barry

    Personal Kanban borrows from several Lean principles and practices. With just two simple acts – visualizing work and limiting work in progress – Personal Kanban gives us clarity over our work and our goals, and the unprecedented ability to deal with distractions, manage expectations, make better decisions, and ultimately find a healthy balance between our professional, personal, and social lives.


  • Agile Project Management with Kanban

    “Agile Project Management with Kanban” by Eric Brechner

    Think of this book as “Kanban in a box”: open it, read the quickstart guide, and you’re up and running fast. As you gain experience, Brechner reveals powerful techniques for right-sizing teams, estimating, meeting deadlines, deploying components and services, adapting or evolving from Scrum or traditional Waterfall, and more.


  • Holy Land Kanban

    “Holy Land Kanban” by Yuval Yeret

    Curated choice of blog posts from 3 years of blogging about Kanban and Agile at http://yuvalyeret.com. This is a collection of readers’ favorites and the overall most emblematic posts from author Yuval Yeret on the topic.