David J. Anderson, pioneer in Kanban for software development, recently came to Brazil. A group of InfoQ Brasil editors interviewed David about Lean, Agile and Kanban. See the highlights of the interview.
This case study describes how Kanban and lean development techniques were used to rescue a distressed project that had violated its budget, schedule, and quality constraints. The article presents a detailed account of how the techniques were introduced mid-project to establish control over a chaotic project environment, and is supported with several charts that show the team’s progress.
Kanban raises tough questions on a management and leadership level. Nick tackles the 5 most common arguments against Kanban and how to respond to them. 12
Recently, Agile Coach Michael Sahota has been exploring the impacts of organizational culture on Agile transformations... 4
Many people who try Kanban end up doing it all wrong and then blame Kanban for their mistakes. This article discusses some common ways Kanban can be misused and how to avoid those mistakes. 3
Mattias Jansson, Operations Engineer at Spotify, discusses the adoption of Kanban by the Spotify Operations team and experiences gained during the implementation and use of Kanban. 1
Jon Arild Tørresdal takes us on a tour of the new processes that have evolved in the Agile community. 15
Kenji Hiranabe shows how to track project status using Kanban Boards from three viewpoints (Time, Task, and Team) to enhance self-organization and collaboration. 14