This SlideShare is the updated version of the presentation I gave at Lean Kanban France 2012 (#LKFR12), Lean Kanban Central Europe 2012 (#LKCE12) and Lean Kanban Netherlands 2012 (#LKNL12)
Kanban Kata is a guided approach to how to improve collaboratively using the scientific method.
In this session you will learn how combine the power of the Kanban Method and Toyota Kata. You will see how Toyota Kata is used as the scientific method that guides your improvements efforts in Kanban.
First you will be introduced to Toyota Kata, from Mike Rother's book with the same name. You will learn the different parts of the Toyota Kata and why it will help you focus your learning and improvement work. You will see how Toyota Kata can be applied in software development and how it is used as the scientific method, that in a very focused way guides you in your improvement work in Kanban.
In the second part of this session you will join a fictitious company that uses Kanban Kata in a series of dialogs. These dialogs are based on real conversations and will demonstrate how the Kanban Kata is used in practice.
Do or do not. There is no try. —Yoda