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Introducing the New Accredited Kanban Consultant Credential

We are making changes at Kanban University in order to make our training path and our credentials...

Kanban – The Alternative Path to Agility

The Kanban Method was conceived as an alternative path to agility - as a means to improve...

Team Kanban Practitioner

Lean Kanban University is introducing a new entry level Kanban class for Team Kanban together with...

LKNA15 Miami – The Kanban Practitioner Conference

This year we're taking our LeanKanban North America conference back to Miami for the first time in...

Kanban: When Is It Appropriate?

In the Kanban Coaching Professional Masterclass, I teach coaches and those leading Kanban...

Enterprise Kanban: Where to Start?

For a corporation setting out on a large scale Kanban implementation, there is the inevitable...

Agile Fluency & Organizational Maturity

I was requested by a client to provide a mapping of my organizational maturity model and patterns...

Organizational maturity & the J-Curve Effect

This is the first in a series of at least four posts about Kanban, evolutionary change and...

Patterns of Kanban Maturity

This is part 2 of current series on organizational maturity, evolutionary change, and Kanban....

Kanban Patterns and Organizational Maturity

This is part 3 of at least 4 parts in a series studying kanban system and board designs and...

Defining KPIs in Enterprise Services Planning

All KPIs should be fitness criteria metrics. All KPIs should be recognizable by your customers and...

Market Segmentation for Enterprise Services Planning

I realized after posting my article on Fitness For Purpose Score that it isn't reasonable to...

Kanban Cadences

Recently, I've taken a new approach to teaching The Kanban Method. The new Lean Kanban "Practicing...

ESP compared to Kanban Method

I've been giving some careful thought to why it became necessary to create the concept of...

Scrumsplaining #1: Kanban is Scrum Without Sprints

"scrumsplaining" is the phenomena where a Scrum practitioner tries to explain why you can't use...

Scrumsplaining #2: There Is No Sense Of Urgency With Kanban

"scrumsplaining" is the phenomena where a Scrum practitioner tries to explain why you can't use...

Are Scrum & Scaled Agile Damaging Morale At Your Firm?

In 2008 I was scheduled to give a talk to the Bay Area APLN meetup group. The meeting was being...

Kanban Does Not Share Your Agile Cross-Functional Team Agenda

In November 2013 the Kanban coaching community agreed that we recognized 3 specific agendas that...

Survivability – Kanban’s “Purple Cow”

Seth Godin once suggested that you only get one chance to be a purple cow. A "me too" position...

Kanban’s Service Delivery Principles

This is the second post outlining the 6 principles of The Kanban Method. This one explores the 3...

Kanban’s Change Management Principles

In 2016, we are extending the Kanban Principles to specifically break out Service Delivery from...

What We Know About Duration: Individual Activities

The latest fad in the Agile software development community is to promote the use of Cost of Delay...

Kanban University, Mauvius Group Leadership Changes

Following the announcements of our new brand, Kanban University and the renaming of our parent company to Mauvius Group Inc, today we announce some changes and additions to our leadership team.