Author: Kanban Mentor
Continuous flow saves time over moving work back and forth
The three primary development models used today are a sequential model (e.g., Waterfall), a timeboxed iteration model (e.g., Scrum) and a continuous […]
Team Interactions Meetings
As supported by the Agile Manifesto, team interactions are more important than processes and tools. Teamwork, communication, positivity and morale effect cycle […]
The emperor has no clothes – why do we estimate?
In Hans Christian Andersen’s book, The Emperor’s New Clothes, two weavers give the emperor a new suit of clothes that they say […]
Continuous flow saves QA headaches
This blog discusses one of several advantages of a continuous flow model when compared with a timeboxed iteration model such as scrum. […]
Kanban meetings compared with Scrum
The Scrum guide clearly depicts the meetings that all Scrum teams must hold and when. But there is no guide of mandatory […]
Why do companies still use Waterfall today?
For many years, people have touted the advantages of an iterative development model versus a sequential waterfall model. While waterfall is a […]
What do I do if my team hits a bottleneck?
In Kanban, we set Work in Progress (WIP) limits so that we can easily visualize when bottlenecks occur in our workflow. This […]
How do I initially set WIP limits?
There is no magical formula for how to initially set WIP limits and certainly no one size fits all. It is highly […]
How kanban helps visualize and remove your bottlenecks
Kanban literally means “sign board” in Japanese. So, every Kanban team has a Kanban board that depicts the team’s workflow tracking all […]
How kanban streamlines your processes
How does Kanban streamline your processes? To begin to answer this question, we need to decide to what we are comparing our […]