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  • Kanban Online: Kanban Digital Board Benefits

    Kanban Online: Kanban Digital Board Benefits

    There’s something to be said about the simplicity of a good analog system. As more and more aspects of our lives (both professional and personal) seem to be lived on our phones and computers, the...

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  • How to Use Kanban for Support Teams

    How to Use Kanban for Support Teams

    If you’re knowledgeable about Kanban, you’re likely familiar with its applications in software development and operations. But can you use Kanban in IT support? Yes!Many teams, especially those in...

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  • Lean Management: How to Develop Lean Leaders in Your Organization

    Lean Management: How to Develop Lean Leaders in Your Organization

    No company is safe from disruption. Many leaders are turning to Lean management as a way to safeguard healthy habits, progressive thinking, and problem-solving mentalities among employees in an...

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  • Understanding the Differences Between Agile and Lean

    Understanding the Differences Between Agile and Lean

    Favored development methods in numerous fields and industries, Agile and Lean are both flexible, quick and end-user-focused philosophies that help teams develop and produce high-quality products...

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  • Applying Agile Principles to Your Daily Work

    Applying Agile Principles to Your Daily Work

    Want to get “twice as much done in half the time?” That’s one of the goals Jeff Sutherland had for himself and his teams while creating what is now known as Agile. And it’s also a goal many Agile...

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  • Lean Culture: How to Foster an Environment of Innovation

    Lean Culture: How to Foster an Environment of Innovation

    Lean culture is the organizational embodiment of Lean principles and practices. A truly Lean organization will have: A high tolerance for failureSpace for experimentation Honest, consistent...

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  • Lean Management Practices to Try Right Now

    Lean Management Practices to Try Right Now

    The role of management in Lean organizations is different from that in traditional work environments. Lean leaders lead through influence, not command and control. Lean management is humble,...

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  • What is FDD in Agile?

    What is FDD in Agile?

    FDD in Agile is customer-centric, iterative, and incremental, delivering tangible software results often and efficiently. Learn how it can help you manage projects!

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  • Kanban for IT Support Teams

    Kanban for IT Support Teams

    Kanban is a natural fit for most functions in IT; it’s great for managing project-driven development work and is especially useful for prioritizing requests in operations and maintenance work. But...

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  • What is a Burndown Chart?

    What is a Burndown Chart?

    A burndown chart is a tool used by Agile teams to gather information about both the work they have completed on a project and the work that is yet to be done within a given time period, or as...

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  • What is a Lean Business?

    What is a Lean Business?

    Simply stated, a Lean business is a business that maximizes value while minimizing waste. A Lean business model focuses on improving processes across the value stream in order to eliminate waste...

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  • Agile Methodologies: Which is Right for You?

    Agile Methodologies: Which is Right for You?

    Different Agile methodologies are applied daily in all types of organizations - why? Every high-performing organization wants to move faster, innovate more, and accomplish more with less time. But...

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  • Lean Product Management - Getting Your Product to Market Faster

    Lean Product Management - Getting Your Product to Market Faster

    As a product manager, your overarching goal is clear: Bring valuable products to market that solve problems for your customers. Over the past few years, that goal has become more complex thanks to...

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  • What is Lean Marketing?

    What is Lean Marketing?

    To be an effective marketer today is a true balancing act. You have to think strategically, but maintain a sense of creativity. You have to be data-driven, but also forward-thinking. But most...

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  • What is Takt Time?

    What is Takt Time?

    In the Lean world, companies are constantly seeking ways to reduce the amount of time and resources they use while providing greater quality products to the customer. Implementing takt time in...

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  • Kanban 101: Learn the Basics

    Kanban 101: Learn the Basics

    Kanban is a Lean workflow management methodology that provides visibility and focus to teams and organizations in order to maximize value for the customer. This article will give you an...

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  • The Importance of Continuous Improvement

    The Importance of Continuous Improvement

    The most successful companies are never satisfied with the status quo. They constantly have their eye on the next innovation, the next level of performance. They know the importance of continuous...

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  • What is a Self Organizing Team?

    What is a Self Organizing Team?

    The Agile Manifesto includes 12 key principles that define what it means to “be Agile.” One of those principles states that “the best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self...

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  • How to Use Kanban with Software Testing

    How to Use Kanban with Software Testing

    In the software development world, demands for quality software and a fast speed to market for new features have never been higher. Against this backdrop, software testing teams face a tall order...

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  • How to Ensure Your Kanban Implementation Succeeds

    There are several proven ways to ensure that your Kanban implementation will succeed. Here are a few of the methods we practice internally, and recommend to all of our customers.

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