Delivering the right products fast can be challenging, certainly when there are many unknowns along the way. If you want to build products fast in a context of high uncertainty you need to be able to learn fast and efficiently said Ismaël Héry from Le Monde. At the Lean Kanban France 2014 conference he gave a presentation about learning fast to build fast.
The need for learning organizations is greater than ever. People need to be able to continuously solve new problems, they have to develop thinking and problem solving skills that would enable them to do this. In an interview with InfoQ Karl Scotland explains the kanban canvas and explores how it can be used to create shared insights and decide upon the approach to intervene in organizations.
It is four years since Sandy Mamoli started experimenting with Kanbanfor1 and two years since she first presented the concepts and Snapper’s story of adopting personal Kanban at Agile 2012. In this article she shares the top 5 Kanbanfor1 related insights she has gained from using, coaching and presenting Kanbanfor1 during the last four years.
One of the core ideas of Cynefin is the use of safe-to-fail experiments to determine how you want to evolve the system. 4
Open Kanban is an innovative open source method that takes the best ideas from Agile and Lean and creates a minimal method, one that is designed to be adapted to any business or even personal use. 3
The book Introduction to Agile Methods by Sondra Ashmore & Kristin Runyan is a straightforward introduction to agile values, principles and practices which includes interviews with various luminaries
"Scrum Shortcuts Without Cutting Corners" by Ilan Goldstein is a must read book that delivers real world examples on how to effectively implement and embed Agile in your team or organisation.
What are the practical concerns associated with running microservice systems? And what you need to know to embrace the power of smaller services without making things too hard? 2
This article describes how Danske Bank effectively introduced Kanban for development teams in a two day workshop using an “involve me and I learn” method.
In the book Kanban from the Inside Mike Burrows describes the Kanban Method, explores various models that can be using with Kanban and provides a process for implementing Kanban in organizations.
The book Kanban in Action provides ideas for applying kanban to visualize work, track progress and limit work in process, metrics for improvement, and games and exercises to learn kanban principles.
The Incremental Commitment Spiral Model: Principles and Practices for Successful Systems and Software describes a process model generator. InfoQ interviewed the authors Barry Boehm and Richard Turner.