Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Kanban Roundup - July 3, 2012
By Dominica DeGrandis
Hats off to Jimdo for their new JimKanBan system! QR coded Kanban cards are printed, put on board, photographed at regular intervals and then sent to a server to synchronize the data with their ticketing system. Brilliant!
note – text is in German and Google translate may come in handy. Scroll down for video.
WTF is a pull system? A session led by Arne Roock (@arneroock) at #lkrat studied what they have coined as “Pull Behavior”, where “everyone in the workforce is empowered to decide when and which item to pull based on policies the team had agreed upon.
Here’s a thoughtful post by Yuval Yeret (@yuvalyeret) on becoming more predictable without a Scrum sprint commitment by using classes of service.
Mike Burrows (@asplake) provides a nice summary of some of the hot topics at the Kanban Leadership retreat (#lkrat) in Mayrhofen.
Hakan Forss (@hakanforss) blogs on “Are Kanban practices in the right order?”
LeanKit Kanban launches Project and Portfolio mgmt. Edition.
A DevOps Café audio with Devops pioneers John Willis (@Botchagalupe) and Damon Edwards (damonedwards) interviewing @agilemanager and @dominicad.
Benjamin Mitchell (@benjaminm) on “How to study the flow of work using Kanban cards.”
Videos from the Lean Software & Systems conference (#lssc12) in Boston continue to come online.
Swift-Kanban Webinar, Global Town Hall, July 12
Kaizen Camp – Seattle, WA July 24-25 (#kaizencamp)
Limited WIP Society - Kanban Surgery at the BBC Manchester, UK July 25
CALM Beta – Boulder, CO Aug 1-2
Lean Agile Scotland – Edinburgh, Scotland Sept 21-22 (#lascot12)
Lean Kanban France – Paris, France Oct 18-19 (#lkpa12)
Lean Kanban Central Europe – Vienna, Austria Oct 22-23 (#lkce12)
Lean Kanban Netherlands – Utrecht, Netherlands Oct 25-26 (#lknl12)
Lean Kanban University (LKU)
Limited WIP Society