Proto-Replenishment

There is a class of replenishment meeting which I believe we need to call out and name separately. In these replenishment meetings the backlog is already committed and often already prioritized. I am proposing we label these proto-replenishment meetings. This post...

Emerging Roles in Kanban

Kanban has always been the “start with what you do now” method, and no one gets a “new role, responsibilities, or job titles” at least not initially. However, it is now clear that some roles are emerging in the field with some implementations....

When Do We Need SDM & SRM Roles With Kanban?

With the emergence of the SDM & SRM roles with Kanban, we need to ask the questions, when do we need these roles? When do we need both? And are they merely roles an existing member of staff takes on as new responsibilities, or might they be new positions for which...

The Meaning of Kanban From the Inside

Kanban from the inside! What does that mean? Perhaps it’s about practicing Kanban and it is written by a practitioner? And that would be true! Perhaps it’s about understanding Kanban and its community of followers from a community insider? And that would...