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One does not simply
improve without visualisation
@ZsoltFabok
http://zsoltfabok.com/ http://www.agicon.hu/
by
Zsolt Fabok
...
@ZsoltFabok
and
http://zsoltfabok.com/
• is a management method

(not a development process)
• is a top down approach

(not bottom up)
• focuses on global optima...
1. Visualize (the work, workflow and business risks)
2. Limit WIP
3. Manage flow
4. Make process explicit
5. Implement feedb...
It is hard to improve the invisible,
so we have to see what we have at
our hands
Value Stream Mapping
Design
Implementation
Delivery
Test information
work item
http://zsoltfabok.com/blog/2012/04/see-the-whole-flow-exercise/
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enterprise and start-up environment
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Thank you very much for your attention!
@ZsoltFabokhttp://zsoltfabok.com/
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Kanban visualisation

  1. 1. One does not simply improve without visualisation @ZsoltFabok http://zsoltfabok.com/ http://www.agicon.hu/ by Zsolt Fabok 2016.03.30
  2. 2. @ZsoltFabok and http://zsoltfabok.com/
  3. 3. • is a management method
 (not a development process) • is a top down approach
 (not bottom up) • focuses on global optimalisation
 (not on local) • optimises on lead time
 (not throughput) Kanban
  4. 4. 1. Visualize (the work, workflow and business risks) 2. Limit WIP 3. Manage flow 4. Make process explicit 5. Implement feedback loops 6. Improve collaboratively, evolve experimentally (using models & the scientific method) Management method with 4 principles and 6 core practices 1. Start with what you do now 2. Agree to pursue incremental, evolutionary change 3. Respect the current process, roles, responsibilities and titles 4. Encourage acts of leadership at all levels in your organization
  5. 5. It is hard to improve the invisible, so we have to see what we have at our hands
  6. 6. Value Stream Mapping
  7. 7. Design Implementation Delivery Test information work item http://zsoltfabok.com/blog/2012/04/see-the-whole-flow-exercise/
  8. 8. Design Implementation Delivery Test
  9. 9. Ready Design Implementation Test Delivery Live
  10. 10. Ready Design Implementation Test Delivery Live # ~ ~ ~ 1 2 1 3 # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~# ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~
  11. 11. Ready Design Implementation Test Delivery Live Flow (Stream) The flow ([value] stream) starts at the left side, and ends at the right side of the board.
  12. 12. The Flow is different in a typical enterprise and start-up environment
  13. 13. Typical enterprise flow Flow (Stream)
  14. 14. Typical start-up flow Flow Flow Flow experiment A experiment B experiment C
  15. 15. Rule of thump:
 Where’s a queue, there’s a problem
  16. 16. Visible Invisible Queue types 1 # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ 2 # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ 2 3 # ~ ~ ~ FiniteInfinite # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~
  17. 17. A traditional board
  18. 18. Courtesy of digitalnatives.hu
  19. 19. Less traditional visualisation approaches
  20. 20. When we decided that we are going to discover our value stream (flow) on the go
  21. 21. Courtesy of Prezi.com
  22. 22. When urgency was king
  23. 23. Courtesy of prezi.com
  24. 24. # ~ ~ ~ 8 Done 4 # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ 5 2 time impact Ongoing
  25. 25. This approach lead to the risk Kanban board
  26. 26. # ~ ~ ~ Done # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ time impact Ongoing # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ priority The Risk Kanban Board
  27. 27. Portfolio Kanban
  28. 28. Courtesy of Pawel Brodzinski: http://www.slideshare.net/pawelbrodzinski/fixing-portfolio-management
  29. 29. The Schedule Portfolio Board
  30. 30. Done Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 # ~ 2 / 3 # ~ 0 / 1 # ~ 1 / 1 # ~ 3 / 3 Week 14 Week 15 now # ~ ~ ~ team blue’s item # ~ ~ ~ team red’s item team yellow’s item# ~ ~ ~ # ~ 4 / 5 # ~ 6 / 6 # ~ 4 / 9 # ~ 4 / 4 # ~ 1 / 2 # ~ 0 / 3 # ~ 0 / 4 # ~ 0 / 5 # ~ 0 / 3 # ~ 1 / 4
  31. 31. Done Week 12 # ~ 3 / 5 Week 11 Week 13 Week 14 Week 15 portfolio board # ~ 1 / 2 team red’s board Next Design Implementation Review Done # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ 0 / 3 # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ http://zsoltfabok.com/blog/2014/04/schedule-portfolio-board/
  32. 32. releases schedule portfolio team risks Releases Done Done Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 Week 14 Next Implement Review Done # ~ 2/ 3 # ~ 5 / 7 # ~ 1 / 2 # ~ 4 / 6 # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 # ~ ~ ~ # ~ ~ ~ Done updates
  33. 33. Thank you very much for your attention! @ZsoltFabokhttp://zsoltfabok.com/

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