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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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Kanban Training in Canada

As a Kanban coach and trainer, I often get asked about Kanban training: availability, which class to take, why, what about certifications, and so on. With this post, I hope to outline the key answers to such questions, focusing on … Continue reading

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Replenishment Canvas

I included a new simple tool in the previous blog post, Observing Replenishment. Now is the time to introduce it properly. LINK TO DOWNLOAD REPLENISHMENT CANVAS Replenishment is about making better decisions about what your business should be working on … Continue reading

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Observing Replenishment

Replenishment (or commitment) meeting is an activity concerning the decisions made at the so-called first commitment point of a Kanban system. It is one of the seven Kanban cadences, which are all part of the Kanban method. Cadenced events happen, … Continue reading

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Kanban Games

As someone with good knowledge of the Kanban method, people ask me from time to time about good games as learning tools to aid people in learning the method. Also, as an accredited trainer and coach, I must be using … Continue reading

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