Kanban, successfully used in the automotive industry since the 1950s, has found its way into IT via
lean production and agile software development. There, among other things, used as a visualization aid in the context of Scrum and Xtreme programming, it has found itself increasingly used in IT Operations.
Wincor Nixdorf Portavis has piloted its use for handling support ticket/ orders in database management for its North German…Continue
Added by Mahesh Singh on December 6, 2013 at 12:19pm — No Comments
Several months ago the Lean Systems Society set out to develop a better idea of what really happens on systems projects. We sidestepped usual research instruments like questionnaires and interviews, which are biased by the expectations of the interviewers and interviewees, in favour of an approach that drew upon unprocessed information. That approach is the sense-making method and toolset created by David Snowden and the Cognitive Edge company, and the results have been…Continue
Added by Karl Scotland on December 6, 2013 at 7:39am — No Comments
There's been some recent discussion about how the Kanban method is often misunderstood as a development method that could be compared to Scrum, XP, etc. For people not familiar with the Kanban method, who are already doing Scrum - it makes sense to them to try to figure out what Kanban is by trying to understand the differences.
It may be comparing apples to oranges, but people do it anyway. I recently wrote a blog post that is a "frequently asked questions" of sort about Kanban vs…Continue
Added by Thorbjørn Sigberg on December 3, 2013 at 1:33am — No Comments