Author Archives: azheglov

The Weibull Training Wheels

My old post, Inside a Lead Time Distribution, remains popular. I wrote it more than five years ago based on what I learned through practice and research 5-7 years ago. People continue to read it, reference it, and ask me … Continue reading

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Time to Update the STATIK A3

I created the so-called “STATIK canvas” several years ago. Several people from faraway countries have asked me about it recently. I’m glad they are using this paper or some variations of it. STATIK A3 – Print on 11×17. STATIK stands … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Birthday, David J Anderson!

If I’m not mistaken, the community of practitioners, users, coaches and experts of Kanban has a special occasion today. It’s the 50th birthday of the pioneer of our method, David J Anderson. Among David’s many innovations, there’s one that deserves … Continue reading

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Fitness for Purpose Diary, Part 3: Replace Scale with Taxonomy

I’m continuing to document incremental innovations beyond the net promoter score that occurred in recent years, leading to the current state of fitness-for-purpose analysis techniques. Previously in this series: Start with Net Promoter Score Add narratives Apply segmentation David J … Continue reading

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Fitness-for-Purpose Diary, Part 2: Segmentation

I’m continuing my attempt to document, in a series of blog posts, the incremental improvements leading to today’s state of fitness-for-purpose analysis techniques. Previously in this series: Start with Net Promoter Score (NPS) Add customer narratives Segmentation was the next … Continue reading

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Fitness-for-Purpose Diary, Part 1: Starting With (and moving away from) NPS

I’d like to document the evolution of concepts and techniques of the fitness-for-purpose analysis. Fitness for purpose has been a hot topic in the Kanban community in the last several years, particularly at the Leadership Retreat level. It is also … Continue reading

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Knowledge Discovery Process Revisited

It occurred to me during a recent training class to make a small, but important change to my Knowledge Discovery Process diagram. Please refer to this old, popular post from two and a half years ago – Understanding Your Process … Continue reading

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