The Difference Between The Kanban Method and Scrum

Digite

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.

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Team using “Waiting for Release” column on their kanban board

Digite

Clearly, this person was looking at Kanban as a continuous delivery tool or method and felt that not doing so was being sub-optimal. We do product releases every 4-6 weeks, and these get deloyed to our SaaS servers – that cadence is well established. Lean/ Kanban agile Kanban Lean Lean Software Development Management Release Management ScrumHere’s is another question that I recently answered on a discussion forum –. “My

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Kanban = Continuous Delivery? Not Necessarily

Digite

Clearly, this person was looking at Kanban as a continuous delivery tool or method and felt that not doing so was being sub-optimal. 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 ScrumHere’s is a question that I recently answered on a discussion forum –. “My

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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. where we have a bunch of powerful tools! I was already aware of Lean principles and their techniques because I got Lean certified in my previous company. The introduction to Kanban came during the 4-week induction training in Mumbai where we got a chance to get hands-on experience on SwiftKanban and SwiftALM tools. Our Cadences.

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Kanban to manage Complex/ Quick Moving Situations

Digite

Kanban’s evolutionary nature – start with what you currently do, visualize your workflows and work – and manage and improve flow – can be the perfect non-disruptive tool you need to get things in control and working again! The Kanban boards and cadences ensure that everyone is aware and aligned; and if there are conflicts, they are resolved during one of these meetings (other than the Daily Standup). Is this you?

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Agile Communications Plans

Leading Answers

It is this predictable cadence of show-and-tell sessions that creates the dolphins-versus-submarines comparison.  Modern agile project management tools have a variety of Kanban board and backlog viewing tools so stakeholders can review progress and task status remotely.

Creating a Risk-Adjusted Backlog

Leading Answers

Prioritizing based on business value is an example of the lean concept of 'Taking an Economic View of Decision Making.'   Team Activities and Tools. This article explains what a risk-adjusted backlog is, why they are useful, how to create one and how teams work with them.

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Review People Over Process

Henny Portman

Furthermore, neither agile or scrum contemplates how the agile team should be connected to a larger organization and to external partners who will likely have differing development processes and cadences. Michael K.

Half Agile Isn’t Real Transformation

Leading Agile

For example, a Basecamp 2 organization serves a market that can absorb change every few months, with a product line that is relatively predictable and stable, while a Basecamp 5 organization operates much like a lean startup, running experiments in the market and requiring the ability to turn changes around in a matter of days or, in some cases, even minutes. A Metaphorical Journey.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

Projects might additional calendars as well to show resource availability, communication cadence, etc. Nowadays, kanban is mostly used through online tools. Lean : "Lean" is an approach towards project management that prioritizes minimizing waste and maximizing value.

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New PM, New Choices

Leading Answers

Traditional approaches have plenty of tools for handling risks, uncertainty, and change; but modern, adaptive approaches were purpose-built for these types of projects and have proven to be effective in these circumstances. Approaches like lean, kanban and agile work well in these uncertain, high-change environments. Their tools for experimentation, rapid feedback, reprioritization, and improvement help generate consensus on designs and drive uncertainty out of models.

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Is SAFe Agile?

Digite

Ken Schwaber has mentioned that SAFe does not adhere to the Agile Manifesto values (specially the first tenet – Individual and Interactions over Processes and Tool) as it is highly process-centric ( https://kenschwaber.wordpress.com/2013/08/06/unsafe-at-any-speed/ ). This is a key tenet of SAFe framework and referred to as ‘Develop in Cadence’ in the big picture.

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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. He is well-versed in providing high-end technical support, optimizing sales and automating tools to stimulate productivity for businesses

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Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

Given a heterogeneous and complicated technical infrastructure, multiple different platforms and programming languages, and a need for specialized skills in areas where skilled personnel are rare (rules engines, ETL tools, call center platforms, database systems, network engineering, security, etc.), With Basecamp One as a foundation, the organization can begin to incorporate further agile and lean ideas and grow toward greater business agility.

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System of Delivery: An Intro to Our Governance Model

Leading Agile

We talk about the structure — how we form teams and how teams interact together — is clear and we talk about having the right metrics and tools. 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.

Leveraging Agile to Get Predictable

Leading Agile

We are building an internal tool. And as Agilists, we approach it with like a very lean startup mindset and we go, this is Agile, you don’t get predictability, right? Agile isn’t ever really about Agile. It’s about creating business outcomes.

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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. – So I can assess the capability and then use the right tool to solve the problem. And then you start to measure some of the lean stuff that we’re doing at the time, from some of the con bonds.

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

Leading Agile

First, there’s a tool-centric mentality about software-related work. People take a tool that can support Specification by Example and the first thing they do is try to write executable scripts. It often happens that teams become disillusioned with the tools and (by association) the practices because they find themselves having to discard and re-write scripts over and over again. But that isn’t a “tool” problem. Sounds good.