The book Real World Kanban by Mattias Skarin provides four case studies where kanban is used to visualize, provide insight and improve product development. InfoQ interviewed Skarin about the essence of kanban and lean, why flexibility in organizations is needed, doing continuous improvement, how visualization can help to understand problems, and advice on how to get started with kanban.
In the book Leading the Transformation: Applying Agile and DevOps Principles at Scale executives Gary Gruver and Tommy Mouser share their experiences with applying lean and agile development methodologies in enterprise development teams.
This is the first in a series of articles that will show how to build peer feedback loops, an effective means to encourage a culture of continuous improvement. Starting with a problem statement and some background on feedback, followed by explaining why metrics and meetings are not enough, the article describes the first three methods on how to design and facilitate peer feedback sessions.
The book fifty quick ideas to improve your retrospectives aims to help people to get better outcomes from retrospectives and from any continuous improvement initiative. An interview with the authors.
The book Scrumban [R]Evolution: Getting the Most Out of Agile, Scrum, and Lean Kanban explores the principles and theories of Scrumban, and shows how Scrumban can be deployed in organizations. 2
In the book Kanban Change Leadership Klaus Leopold and Sigi Kaltenecker explore how Kanban can be deployed to get change done in organizations and to build a culture of continuous improvement.
The Four Spheres of Lean and Agile Transformation book by Thomas P. Wise and Reuben Daniel, is based on how management should create an organizational environment to implement Agile.
The "Lean Enterprise" book authors discuss how traditional management practices fail to balance innovation and product exploitation as they require very different sets of capabilities.
The book the coaching booster by Shirly Ronen-Harel and Jens R. Woinowski explores different coaching methods and practices and describes a framework for coaches to help people to reach their goals.
This article describes the change that was done to support growth at Seamless Payments, based on Agile and Lean values and using a slimmed down version of SAFe that still maintained its core ideas. 7
Mark Levison recently wrote a blog on “Scrum Alone is Not Enough”, which is the first blog of a series to uncover various Agile patterns.
Peter Neumark found a new world when he moved from a DevOps infrastructure team to a Lean product team.How to experiment frequently while keeping operational performance? Platform teams to the rescue!