Is Kanban Really Less Disruptive?

Kanban is often referred to as an ‘evolutionary approach to change‘.     The approach taken with Kanban is to make visible the current state of the existing process and existing work.  From there flow work through your system, measure it and then look for,...

Hacking Best Practices

During my Agile 2012 session with Don Gray, one of the disgruntled participants, who was appalled that we were making them think, wanted to know what the Agile best practices are. Don and I both replied the same way. It depends. If you’re in a 20 person...

Kanban isn’t the Point

I was Kanban-a-lizing an existing process with HR today. As we are making software delivery processes visible with Kanban, HR decided they wanted to give it a shot and visualize their work. This particular department has about 30 people and their responsibilities...