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Introduction to kanban

An introduction to Kanban.

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Introduction to kanban

  1. 1. Introduction to Kanban adsdevshop.com With Robert Dempsey
  2. 2. Thank You!
  3. 3. Welcome! Robert Dempsey CEO & Founder LinkedIn: robertwdempsey Twitter: @rdempsey
  4. 4. Got Marketing? http://thenonmarketer.com http://twitter.com/thenonmarketer
  5. 5. Agenda • Start with a poll • What companies want • Kanbanʼs answer • When to use Kanban • Mechanics • Kanban anti-patterns and metrics • Get committed • Q&A
  6. 6. Poll
  7. 7. How Others Use Theirs • 45% Have no data • 45% Have data, and make no intelligent use of it • 10% Have data and use it
  8. 8. What Companies Want • Predictability • Business agility • Good governance
  9. 9. Questions To Answer • Where does the work come from? • What do we do with it? • Where does it go? • What types of work do we have?
  10. 10. Definitions • kanban Shingle that says youʼre open for business (Japanese) Physical token • kanban system A WIP limited pull system that uses kanban • Kanban Incremental, evolutionary approach to change management that uses a kanban system
  11. 11. Why Evolutionary? • Companies need change • Companies donʼt like change • Not all teams need the same thing
  12. 12. The Path • Start with what we do now • Visualize • Limit WIP • Look for improvement opportunities • Make improvements
  13. 13. Do Not • Change job titles • Change the practices performed • Challenge, highlight, or focus on personal performance • Threaten egos and professional self-esteem
  14. 14. When to Kanban • When the organization may prefer evolution to revolution • When incremental change can improve maturity and permit scaling
  15. 15. WIP • Work In Progress • Everything in production or waiting in a queue
  16. 16. Lead Time • The time period between when I ask for something and when I get it
  17. 17. Cycle Time • When I start working on it until when I finish working on it • How frequently an output is produced
  18. 18. Policies • Options and choices • What governs the kanban system
  19. 19. Work Item Type • The type of work you do • Examples Bug Requirement Feature User Story Change Request Maintenance
  20. 20. Class of Service • They are a way to apply a level of service to a work item type • Policies are applied to a class of service • Examples Expedite Fixed Delivery Date Standard Class Intangible Class
  21. 21. Kanban Kick-Start http://blog.crisp.se/henrikkniberg/2009/11/16/1258359420000.html
  22. 22. Agile Success Series
  23. 23. David P. Joyce http://leanandkanban.wordpress.com/2009/08/12/another-kanban-board-example/
  24. 24. Jeff Patton http://www.agileproductdesign.com
  25. 25. Personal Kanban http://personalkanban.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/whiteboards-050.jpg
  26. 26. Q&A
  27. 27. Additional Resources • http://www.kanban101.com/ • http://www.limitedwipsociety.org • http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/kanbandev/ • http://personalkanban.com
  28. 28. Thank You! Atlantic Dominion Solutions 321-274-4684 http://www.adsdevshop.com Robert Dempsey CEO & Founder LinkedIn: robertwdempsey Twitter: @rdempsey

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