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Kanban: An alternative approach to Business Agility

I’ve been working with Agile approaches for nearly 20 years now, and I only learned about Kanban in 2015, when I joined Pyxis. I was immediately curious about this “new form” of Agility, and as an Agile Coach, I decided to learn more about Kanban to expand my toolbox. After …

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Do we need a Product Owner with Kanban?

Product Owner is a role prescribed by the Scrum framework. It is called “Product” Owner because in a Scrum context, we usually manage a product that is generally a standalone software. The Product Owner’s responsibilities are to maintain a Product Backlog, to keep a channel of communication with the Stakeholders …

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Introduction to Kanban

To begin with, let me specify that the Japanese word Kanban means signboard or billboard. By extension, it is a management method developed by Taiichi Ohno in Toyota factories during the ’50s and ’60s. It is based on certain basic principles: The workflow is displayed and highlighted visually. The focus is …

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Cumulative Flow Chart in Kanban and distributed SCM tools (en)

Cumulative Flow Chart in Kanban attracted my attention as I consider it a nice example of using branching efficiently.

IMHO, it is simply wrong to assume that every single task can be split into small fragments that are then iteratively incorporated into the mainline. The author calls this kind of task a “technically complex story”, and […]

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