Projectplace: Hvorfor er Kanban-tavler så populær blandt projektledere?


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Projektværktøjsdagen 2013: Tobias Andersson
Brugen af digitale Kanban-tavler er steget eksplosivt i alle slags organisationer. Hvorfor? Hvordan hjælper disse visuelle værktøjer mange brancher til bedre samarbejde og effektivitet?

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Projectplace: Hvorfor er Kanban-tavler så populær blandt projektledere?

  1. 1. Growing popularity of kanban boards - How come? Tobias Andersson COO Projectplace International AB
  2. 2. What is a kanban board? Kanban is derived from the Japanese words: kan = visual signal, ban = card  
  3. 3. Lean and Kanban is spreading from production and product development to many industries and business areas.
  4. 4. the digital Kanban board is spreading via Lean & Agile uptake in IT Nonlinear Management (NLM) techniques and strategies started to appear 40 years ago. Examples: Systems Theory (CAS), Concurrent Engineering, Toyota Kaizen, Lean Production Important principles & methods •  Self-organized teams •  Control through transparency and “pull” of work items •  Workflows should be visible for everyone •  Kanban-inspired Visual Management Tools
  5. 5. Visualization accelerates learning and the ability to prioritize •  Kanban is visualizing work and limit work-in-progress. •  Visualizing work allows us to transform our conceptual and threatening workload into an actionable, context-sensitive flow. (We see what we are doing.) •  Limiting our work-in-progress helps us complete what we start and understand the value of our choices.
  6. 6. Ability to self-organize is the key to high-performance teams •  •  •  The board is a natural gathering point to discuss issues, solve problems and learn Psychological projection onto the visual cards makes uncomfortable feelings more easy to handle The kanban board makes behavior clearly visible
  7. 7. Collaborative Planning reinforces efficient project behavior Group psychology and modern behavior science can explain why!
  8. 8. The Zeigarnik effect promote follow though “The psychological tendency to remember an uncompleted task rather than a completed one” •  •  Dragging a card to the second column on the kanban board communicates that you have commited and started to do something. It increases accountability and reduces procrastination. Dragging a card to the last column, representing finishing a task, reduces cognitive load and perceived stress.
  9. 9. Connecting and tracking work on kanban boards with scheduled deliverables
  10. 10. The Technology is Ready “The digital kanban board fits like a glove on smartphones, tablets and large TV-screens.”
  11. 11. Growing popularity of kanban boards - How come? •  •  •  •  •  Lean and Agile uptake in IT is spreading the digital kanban board concept in general Visualization accelerates learning and the ability to prioritize Collaborative planning reinforces efficient project behavior Transparency provides management control with less overhead The technology is ready
  12. 12. Projectplace where projects succeed