Kanban Library: Wolfgang Wiedenroth's Picks

Recommended reading from the accredited Kanban trainer and Kanban coaching professional.
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    “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.

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  • Commitment

    “Commitment” by Olav Maassen & Chris Matts

    A graphical business novel exists! Essential to managing projects is how the project manager handles risk. This graphic novel follows Rose Randall as she is forced into managing a project many years after a painful project failure. Taking over a project that is already under way, she struggles to manage her project and her personal life.


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    “The Principles of Product Development” by Don Reinertsen

    More than ever, introducing new valuable products in time to make the most of a market opportunity is paramount to a businesses success. However, of all the processes within a manufacturing business, New Product Development is the least understood. As a result, the ways that companies attempt to manage this process have led to a very poor track record. In Don Reinertsen’s latest book, the author provides details to the aspects of new product development processes that make it a unique and challenging environment.


  • The Phoenix Project

    “The Phoenix Project” by Kevin Behr, George Spafford & Gene Kim

    Learn how to recognize problems that happen in IT organizations; how these problems jeopardize nearly every commitment the business makes in Development, IT Operations and Information Security; and how DevOps techniques can fix the problem to help the business win.


  • The Goal

    “The Goal” by Eli Goldratt

    This book, which introduces the Theory of Constraints, is changing how America does business. The Goal is a gripping, fast-paced business novel about overcoming the barriers to making money. You will learn the fundamentals of identifying and solving the problems created by constraints. From the moment you finish the book you will be able to start successfully addressing chronic productivity and quality problems.