7 Factors for running an effective Kanban Replenishment Meeting

Digite

In 2015, in a blog post called Kanban Cadences , David Anderson laid out a set of 7 Kanban cadences or meetings that provide comprehensive opportunities for feedback, planning, and review in an enterprise.

ESP Compared to Kanban Method

Digite

David Anderson is a thought leader and pioneer in the field of Lean/ Kanban for Software Development and managing effective software teams. We also anticipate the adoption of the Kanban Cadences to be different.

Scrum or Kanban for Application Support teams?

Digite

Frequently, especially in a Scrum environment, it can be difficult to match the cadence of doing both. Lean/ Kanban Uncategorized agile Kanban Lean Lean Software Development Project Management Scrum Visual Project Management

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Kanban and Scrum Together – Not So Fast

Digite

–and– along with an absence of time-boxes or any other time-bound constraint (the Kanban cadences are not constraints). Regarding cadences not being constraints, I would posit that a Replenishment meeting with a cadence of 2 weeks is exactly the same kind of a time-bound constraint as a Sprint Planning meeting that happens every 2 weeks. Lean/ Kanban agile Kanban Lean Scrum WIP WIP limit

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Kanban = Continuous Delivery? Not Necessarily

Digite

We do product releases every 4-6 weeks, and these get deployed to our SaaS servers – that cadence is well established. Lean/ Kanban agile Kanban Lean Lean Software Development Management Release Management Scrum

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Kanban to manage Complex/ Quick Moving Situations

Digite

At the same time, we ensure we follow many of the recommended Kanban cadences, including the Daily Standup Meeting, the Weekly Replenishment Meeting (where fine-tuning of the story/ defect prioritization takes place) as well as Release Retrospective and a Quarterly Strategy Review Meeting.

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Using Kanban in Marketing

Digite

I was learning several new concepts including Lean, Agile, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Project Program Management, etc. I was already aware of Lean principles and their techniques because I got Lean certified in my previous company. Our Cadences.

To See or Not to See?

Digite

As you may all be familiar by now, the few Kanban principles that are most commonly applied to software are Visualization, Map the Value Stream, Limiting WIP, Removing Impediments to flow and Regular Cadence & Measurements for continuous improvements. It is not enough to Visualize.

The Tangible Value of The “Intangibles”

Digite

Lean thinking recommends that systems should not be packed to 100% team utilization. Most managements struggle to accept this core Lean principle. This approach can be easily extended to strive for uniform cadence across the value stream.

Agile at Scale – Outcome Driven (or Broken)

Tyner Blain

It is also a characteristic of lean manufacturing. If there were no changes to the plan, they would be faster than a waterfall organization – avoiding death marches and being generally more efficient is an outcome of a frequent delivery cadence.

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Agile Through a Matrix Lens

Tyner Blain

Development process cadence – how frequently does the team deliver ? This is based on anecdata (thanks Prabhakar for the great word), but my impression is that small companies commonly do this – think Lean Start Up – and large companies rarely do this.

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Difference Between Agile Project Management and Scrum

Brad Egeland

Lean Software Development (LSD): It has seven principles: removal of waste, more learning, decide as late as possible, faster delivery, team empowerment, build integrity in, and see the whole. Teams can ship software on a regular cadence by fixed-length iterations called sprints that last for one to two weeks.

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Is SAFe Agile?

Digite

This is a key tenet of SAFe framework and referred to as ‘Develop in Cadence’ in the big picture. The heart of a successful SAFe operation is multiple successful Scrum teams developing and integrating into cadence.

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