7 Factors for running an effective Kanban Replenishment Meeting

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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.

2017 156

ESP Compared to Kanban Method

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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.

2017 102

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The Difference Between The Kanban Method and Scrum

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Dave is a Principal Consultant at Depth Consulting Ltd, and Program Director of the KCP Program at the Lean Kanban University. In this article, he outlines the similarities of the two as WIP Limiting, Pull-based systems – with cadences and a focus on learning – while also explaining their differences. The Kanban Method pulls a great deal of its values from a Lean value system. There isn’t really a “Lean Manifesto” but the works of Taiichi Ono and W.

SCRUM 79

Scrum or Kanban for Application Support teams?

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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

SCRUM 129

Essential SAFe 4.0 – How is it Different from SAFe 4.0?

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Lean-Agile Mindset. The biggest challenge that a large organization faces is an absence of a Lean-Agile mindset. is to train the top management and change leaders in Lean-Agile and SAFe principles. Release Train and Cadence. agile Essential SAFe Lean SAFe Essential SAFe 4.0

2017 99

Kanban = Continuous Delivery? Not Necessarily

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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

2018 83

Using Kanban in Marketing

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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.

2017 93

Kanban to manage Complex/ Quick Moving Situations

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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.

2018 160

Don’t Say NoGet Them to Understand Your Team Delivery Capacity

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Let’s say that on average stakeholders request a couple of large items, a couple of medium-sized ones, and five small ones in any given cadence, iteration, release, or whatever unit of time your organization uses for such matters.

The Tangible Value of The “Intangibles”

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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.

2016 78

Kanban and Scrum Together – Not So Fast

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–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

SCRUM 68

To See or Not to See?

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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.

2017 109

Beginner’s Guide to Kanban for Agile Marketing

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They must happen at regular intervals, but their cadence doesn’t need to be tied to any other cycle of Kanban. Agile Marketing agile Kanban Lean

2018 123

SAFe 5.0 brief preview

Henny Portman

The three dimensions of Organizational Agility are: Lean-thinking people and agile teams (house of lean, SAfe principles, Agile Manifesto), Lean Business Operations (process time – delay time – process time) and Strategy Agility.

Lean 64

Review: Introduction to Disciplined Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

DAD is characterized by the following aspects: Hybrid: combines Scrum, Agile Modelling, XP, Unified Process, Kanban, Lean, Outside-In Development (OID) and other methods. Scott W.

SCRUM 63

From Order Taker to Opportunity Maker…IT’s Digital Transition for Driving the Business

Leading Agile

Teams delivering on a predictable cadence earn the trust of the business. Pretty soon, business and IT leaders join forces to orchestrate dependencies and implement Lean pull systems.

2020 67

Half Agile Isn’t Real Transformation

Leading Agile

This may be perfectly fine in some cases, but in many cases, the result is not so fine: Any change that is meaningful and impactful to the business can be delivered only on the pre-agile cadence. A Metaphorical Journey.

2019 124

New PM, New Choices

Leading Answers

Approaches like lean, kanban and agile work well in these uncertain, high-change environments. We worked on a monthly delivery cadence maintaining a backlog of issues and features to tackle next. (Over at ProjectManagement.com January’s theme was “New PMs”.

2019 113

Is SAFe Agile?

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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.

Agile 78

Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

With Basecamp One as a foundation, the organization can begin to incorporate further agile and lean ideas and grow toward greater business agility. There is no single step directly from chaos to a smoothly-functioning lean/agile operation.

Agile 120

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.

SCRUM 105

System of Delivery: An Intro to Our Governance Model

Leading Agile

Also, by having the work visible like this, and having our cadence of meetings and clarity of rules, we know what it means to be done with portfolio prioritization before we start writing code. Our governance model and team design may look a little complicated at first glance.

Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

You get super clear backlogs, you find out what the real cadences you’ve finished work that you start. And then tying that together into a network and then applying Lean principles to designing an organization that can get stuff done.

2020 67

What’s Worse Than Not Automating Your Software Delivery Pipeline?

Leading Agile

A Lean-style value stream analysis could reveal the cost of business as usual is much higher than expected. ” They asked me how they could streamline the workflow and move to a more “agile” delivery cadence. Sounds good.