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Kanban for Portfolio Management 
talk at OSS4B in Prato

Slides for the talk at OSS4B

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11 October 2013
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Events, kanban
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kanban, lean

On September 19, I gave a talk at the Open Source Software for Business conference in Prato.

The Conference has been very well organized and I had the honor to share the stage with the likes of Gene Kim (author of The Phoenix Project book), Dragos Dumitriu (the ‘hero’ manager described in David J Anderson’s Kanban book) and many others.

Slides for my talk Kanban for Portfolio Management are available here.

Autumn is Good For Lean Kanban Talks

In the next few weeks I am going to talk about Lean Kanban at various events in Europe

On
4 October 2013
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Events, kanban
Tags
kanban, lean


Gaetano Mazzanti speaking

I will cover different topics:

Each of these talks has a different focus and objective. They all share a common theme though: change.

Our environment is so complex and dynamic that there is no way to avoid dealing with change

Capability to effectively deal with change is a key trait of Agile and Lean ...

Kanban Pizza Game at Agile Development Conference East 2013

The Kanban pizza game is a fun and memorable way to learn the Kanban method. Brad Swanson from agile42 will facilitate the game at ADC East in Boston

On
1 October 2013
In
kanban
Tags
games, kanban, kanbanpizzagame, lean

Brad Swanson, agile42 Senior Coach, is facilitating the Kanban Pizza Game at the Agile Development Conference East in Boston in November. The game has been highlighted now at numerous events worldwide, including Agile2012, Limited WIP Society Hamburg, and DARE 2013.

The Kanban Pizza Game is a hands-on simulation designed to teach the core elements of a kanban system—visualize the workflow, limit your work-in-process (WIP), manage flow, make process policies explicit, and improve collaboratively. Join Brad Swanson as the proprietor of your very own pizza shop to experience how kanban helps eliminate bottlenecks, minimize waste, and keep up with customer ...

I am a Kanban Coaching Professional

I'm officially a Kanban Coaching Professional (KCP) now [<a ...

On
20 November 2012
In
kanban
Tags
agile, certification, coaching, kanban

I'm officially a Kanban Coaching Professional (KCP) now [http://leankanbanuniversity.com/lku-kcp]

While I have always been a bit skeptical about certification, I am myself a certified CSP and PMI-ACP.
After all there's no better way to know something than to experience it first hand :)

So let's focus on KCP.

I am lucky to know most of the bright and open people in the Kanban community.
I had many chances to experience their steady experimenting, learning and sharing attitude.
This implies questioning everything :)

So, there's been some debate when the KCP program has been announced by ...

Scrumtisch Berlin, May 2012

All about Kanban...

On
3 April 2012
In
Scrumtisch Berlin
Tags
agile, kanban, scrum, scrumtisch

Hello All,

I wish everybody nice and sunny Easter :-)

The next Scrumisch will be about Kanban. We will play the Kanban Pizza Game. So if you are interested in Kanban and you like to see how it works...

  • Date: 03. Mai 2012
  • Time: 18:30 
  • Place: Cafe Restaurant Hundertwasser, Simon Dach / Ecke Krossener Strasse

I am looking forward to see you there, and please send as usual an email to scrumtisch@agile42.com when you like to attend :-)

Marion

 

Agile/Lean As I Wish It Would Be

Agile and Lean have a single purpose: to continually challenge the status quo. If you’re not doing that, you’re probably an impediment to it.

On
22 December 2011
In
Agile with a Purpose, agile, Lean Management
Tags
agile, kanban, lean, management, scrum

It’s nearly Christmas: time for wishes. This is how I envision and wish Agile and Lean to be (and I’ve seen it work, multiple times).

Dreamy

Value and Delight, On Time

The two pillars of Lean, as defined by Toyota, are continuous improvement (Kaizen) and respect people. Scrum and Agile are based on the Lean principles and disciplines. Agile and Lean (done right) enable your organisation to create the most value in a given amount of time—and to continuously increase your organisation’s capability to discover that value, shape scope and build awesome solutions.

To achieve predictability and ...

Kanban Pizza Game

The Kanban Pizza Game our new Game to experience principles behind Kanban

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23 September 2011
In
agile, kanban
Tags
game, kanban, kanbanpizzagame, tamperegoesagile

Most effective trainings are interactive! Therefore we invented the Kanban Pizza Game(TM) for our Kanban Training. We put it under the Creative Commons License, so you can use it for free just mention agile42 :-)

Creative Commons Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany License.

From the existing process to a Kanban System

While common Kanban games are usually focussing only on the flow in an existing Kanban system, our new Kanban Pizza Game shows in addition how to get from an existing process to a Kanban system.

Based on Paper and Pizza

Like with our agile42 Scrum Lego City Game we ...

Notes from the Berlin Scrumtisch (August 2011)

Another great Scrumtisch in Berlin Friedrichshain in a new location - 100Wasser. Various peoples from different companies and backgrounds interested in participating in discussions on Scrum came together. The hottest topic was the merging of Scrum with Kanban, but we also talked about the Sprint to Zero Problem and How ...

On
16 August 2011
In
Scrumtisch Berlin
Tags
kanban, scrum, scrumtisch

Another great Scrumtisch in Berlin Friedrichshain in a new location - 100Wasser. Various peoples from different companies and backgrounds interested in participating in discussions on Scrum came together. The hottest topic was the merging of Scrum with Kanban, but we also talked about the Sprint to Zero Problem and How to fight Bad Scrum.

As usual we started collecting topics (timeboxed to five minutes). The list according to your votes (in brackets) was as follows:

  • Experiences with Scrum and Kanban (14)
  • Sprint to Zero (12)
  • How to Fight Bad Scrum (11)
  • Stories and Epics - How far to plan ahead (10)
  • Distributed ...

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