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  • How to Switch from Physical to Online Kanban Boards

    How to Switch from Physical to Online Kanban Boards

    There are many reasons why your team might currently be using a physical Kanban board rather than an online Kanban board. But the limitations of physical Kanban boards are many—including the fact...

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  • Prevalent Themes at Agile 2019

    Prevalent Themes at Agile 2019

    Emily Peterson discusses her time at the Agile 2019 Conference by reviewing the conversations she had with 3 distinct groups of people.

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  • 6 Steps to Become a Lean Organization

    6 Steps to Become a Lean Organization

    After you understand Lean’s guiding principles, review this blog post to explore the necessary steps to becoming a Lean organization.

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  • Leading an Agile Transformation in Your Enterprise – An Interview with Jon Terry

    Leading an Agile Transformation in Your Enterprise – An Interview with Jon Terry

    Jon Terry, Chief Evangelist, Lean-Agile Strategy at Planview discusses how executives lead their organization through a successful Agile transformation.

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  • Lean Product Management: Why It Matters

    Lean Product Management: Why It Matters

    Learn how Lean product management keeps product managers focused on increasing development speed with work that matters quickly.

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  • Why You Need an Agile Culture Shift

    Why You Need an Agile Culture Shift

    Learn how organizations are shifting from a project and portfolio management approach to an Agile culture through the creation of stable teams of teams.

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  • A Case for Digital Kanban Boards in IT Ops

    A Case for Digital Kanban Boards in IT Ops

    The nature of workplace collaboration is constantly changing, and no where is it more visible than with team-level, digital Kanban boards. Gone are the days where teams worked together in a...

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  • Creating Continuous Improvement with Lean Metrics

    Creating Continuous Improvement with Lean Metrics

    Lean metrics helps measure and improve your work flow to get the most out of your Lean strategy, creating continuous improvement for your organization.

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  • Leading Insurance Provider Improves IT Operations with Planview LeanKit and Company Realizes 1,732 Percent ROI

    Leading Insurance Provider Improves IT Operations with Planview LeanKit and Company Realizes 1,732 Percent ROI

    Learn why an insurance company’s analytics team manager selected Planview LeanKit to advance their IT operations processes and the benefits they’ve achieved so far.

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  • A Look into Program-level Kanban Design

    A Look into Program-level Kanban Design

    Visualizing the work of an enterprise organization doesn’t have to be daunting. Up until now, we’ve spent a lot of time looking at how a well-planned Kanban design can empower IT Operations,...

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  • Change Management in an Agile Project

    Change Management in an Agile Project

    Any self-respecting professional likely thinks of themselves as being ‘good at change management’, but what does that mean exactly—especially in the context of an Agile project? Blending effective...

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  • The Benefits of Scaling Agile

    The Benefits of Scaling Agile

    Agile has become a hot topic in project management. Many top businesses around the world are interested in scaling Agile across entire organizations. But despite its recent surge in popularity,...

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  • Lean Methodology: What Is It and Why Do You Need It?

    Lean Methodology: What Is It and Why Do You Need It?

    If you’ve worked in management for some time, you’ve heard discussions around Lean methodology. It’s a popular business philosophy known for reducing waste and improving efficiency. But aside from...

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  • General Guidelines for Kanban Board Design

    General Guidelines for Kanban Board Design

    Busy People Say “Yes” Haphazardly, Productive People Say “Yes” Deliberately. In order to enjoy the benefits Kanban has to offer, you need to follow a few guidelines regarding Kanban board design,...

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  • Achieving Organizational Agility

    Achieving Organizational Agility

    Although nearly every organization on earth is vying to increase its agility, not all are achieving that goal. In fact, according to a recent McKinsey Global Survey, organizational agility, which...

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  • The Major Tenets to Designing a Basic Kanban System

    The Major Tenets to Designing a Basic Kanban System

    How to measure the progress of your work and communicate your work state. In this post, we’re going to look at the final two tenets and how they’re applied into a basic Kanban system. This will...

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  • How to Do Kanban for IT Operations

    How to Do Kanban for IT Operations

    Designing a basic Kanban system begins with four major tenets. Learning how to do Kanban can completely transform the way your organization manages tasks, especially for IT Operations teams which...

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  • Measuring Batch Size, WIP, and Throughput

    Measuring Batch Size, WIP, and Throughput

    Part 2: Final three of five Lean and Agile metrics to track with your team. The goal for any Agile team is to reach a state of continuous delivery. This requires teams to eliminate the traditional...

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  • 5 Lean and Agile Metrics to Track with Your Team

    5 Lean and Agile Metrics to Track with Your Team

    Part 1: Lead time and cycle time. Management expert Peter Drucker is quoted as saying, “You can’t manage what you don’t measure,” something most product managers or reporting nerds would agree...

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  • 8 Stand-up Meeting Ideas to Try with Your Team

    8 Stand-up Meeting Ideas to Try with Your Team

    Standing meetings get a bad rap—although launched with the intention of keeping a certain topic, goal, or initiative top of mind, they often devolve into disruptive wastes of time that keep...

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