Category Archives: Kanban

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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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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Kanban Is Not a Card, It’s a Space

A participant of my recent training class told me afterwards of an insight most important to him. “Kanban is not a card, it’s a space.” I received this feedback during a long streak without any blog posts. So I thought, … Continue reading

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Forecasting Cards

Those who met me at conferences in the last two years (some clients, too) have probably seen these Forecasting Cards. They’re easy to recognize by their rainbow colours. I created them to start conversations about lead time and to communicate … Continue reading

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Kanban Guide Is Here – How Not To Read It

An important event in the Kanban community occurred about two months ago. The Essential Kanban – Condensed Guide was released. It’s a compact 20-page book, authored by Andy Carmichael and David J. Anderson. As you can guess, this book is … Continue reading

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Carlos Goes Agile

We played the GetKanban game today. Here’s our position at the end of Day 11. People who know the game dread this moment. They know: Carlos, the game’s most infamous character, is about to show up. Reading the event card, … Continue reading

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Carlos, You’re Fired!

Those who have played the GetKanban board game (one of Kanban training tools and a regular occurrence at Kanban community meetups) are likely to remember two dramatic moments. On Day… — actually, let’s keep it a surprise for those who … Continue reading

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