September News & Views from the Kanban Community
In This Issue
Kanban Coaching Exchange:
Balancing Flow with Bianca Griffioen
Thursday, September 9, 2021
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. CEST
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EDT
Many multidisciplinary teams are responsible for maintaining a product (or a service) as well as for developing that same product. Telephone calls, emails with seemingly small questions, minor changes and large projects hijack the valuable time of team members. This results in a lack of overview of the work, lack of insight into what work should prevail over other work, and a constant hassle with customers. Can Kanban offer a solution here? Yes, it can! Join the meetup to dig deeper into this!
The Top 3 Benefits of Introducing Queue States to Your Kanban System Design
How can we be more efficient? What are the things holding us back from delivering great customer value, faster? Using queue states within our processes is the cornerstone of achieving high flow efficiency. Introducing queue states to our system designs not only enables us to manage our work effectively, but also uncovers opportunities for improvement that wouldn’t otherwise be visible.
Source of Demand for a Team
Do you understand the demand coming into your team? If you haven’t identified your different sources of demand (it’s usually more than one) for your team, then you might want to do so or risk not being able to effectively respond to the demands. This applies to all kinds of teams including IT, HR, Marketing, Legal, Finance and more.
Kanban: Can the Tickets Move Backwards
We often hear that tickets cannot be moved backwards. But is this true? In fact, tickets can move back, especially if you have detected some defect that relates to a previous stage of development. And yet, this scenario is very undesirable for several reasons.
What Are Your Eureka Books?
“Do you experience sometimes this strange feeling deep in your guts, when reading the book or attending the training, the feeling of eureka!, the revelation (also called trivially the “aha” moment)?” Anna Radzikowska shares how important those books were in her life and the strong and powerful imprint they’ve created.
Kanban Maturity Model Presents KMM Pizza
One of the fan favourite Kanban Maturity Model posters is now available as a video. Watch and learn how a pizza restaurant helps in explaining Kanban maturity levels.
Design Techniques to Inspire Your Kanban Boards
One of the most recognizable features of the Kanban Method is the Kanban board. These boards allow you to have a visual representation of your work. They help with transparency and create a new understanding of workflow. While Kanban boards are not everything there is to Kanban, they do help optimize coordination and communication. Every Kanban board is unique and boards should always be evolving.
Kanban India 2021 Features Todd Little Speaking About the 6Ds of Delay
Online | December 11-12, 2021
Delays are not appreciated in service delivery. Where are all the delays that are impacting your projects or service delivery? Join Todd Little, Chairman of Kanban University, as he shares a personal story of repairing his fence during COVID times and some of the delays that he encountered.