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Single Piece Flow in Kanban: A How-To



James Shore and Arlo Belshee present how to surpass the limitations of some Kanban systems based on a sequence of phases by introducing work cells which involves using simultaneous phases grouped in two queues: what you are doing and what you are going to do.


James is an inaugural recipient of the prestigious Gordon Pask Award for Contributions to Agile Practice and one of the first ten people to sign the newly-released Agile Manifesto in 2001. Arlo is President of Electron Cascade, and a former senior engineer/XP coach for several other companies. A recipient of the 2008 Gordon Pask Award, he is mostly known for the paper “Promiscuous Pairing.”

About the conference

Lean Software and Systems Conference 2010 — the place to learn about Lean, Pull Systems and Kanban. Understand how established industrial engineering theory can apply to software development process. The conference will assist organizations that depend on software – from start-ups to those that build complex, software intensive products, systems & services – with the application of Lean Thinking throughout the enterprise.

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May 30, 2010