Limited WIP Society groups are springing up all over the world. Local communities are gathering weekly, monthly or just occasionally to talk about their interest and experiences with lean and kanban.
How do you start?
To start a LWS group in your area, just set up a web page where the group can organize meetings such as on Meetup, Mixxt, LinkedInor any webpage where you can post announcements. See also the Meetup Everywhere section below to find out how to set up a group more casually.
Don't forget to pick up an official Limited WIP Society site badge to put on your webpage.
Send email to the Limited WIP Society to get your group listed on this website.
What do they meet about?
Possible Limited WIP Society meeting topics might include
* Lean / Kanban book club
* Game night – using games to learn and understand kanban
* How lean, kanban and software craftsmanship relate to each other
* Open discussion sessions
* Kanban for operations teams, devops
These suggested topics courtesy of the London Limited WIP Society 2010 retrospective.
Check out these tips from Jason Yip who runs 100+ person Ltd WIP Society meetings!
What are the meetings like?
John Stevenson at The London Limited WIP Society has posted videos of some of their meetings. Take a look for an example of what a Limited WIP Society meeting can be like.
Can I set up or join a meeting right now? Can I host a meeting online?
Have your own Limited WIP Society meeting, online or offline, anytime, anywhere! Organize one or join one at the Meetup Everywhere Limited WIP site.