Study Guide for Professional Kanban

This page represents a good place to start to learn the competencies for Professional Kanban. Schedule a free 30 minute call Table of Contents Understanding Kanban Kanban and Flow Definition This competency provides a high-level overview of a Kanban system and its purpose. It also covers key components and when you may or may not […]

The Kanban Guide

This guide contains the minimum set of rules for Kanban. Any use of the word Kanban in this document specifically means the holistic set of concepts contained in this guide. By reducing Kanban to its essential components, the hope is that this guide will be a unifying reference for the community. By building upon Kanban fundamentals, the strategy […]

The Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams

The Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams is the result of a collaboration between members of the Scrum.org community and leaders of the Kanban community. Together, they stand behind The Kanban Guide for Scrum Teams. It is their shared belief that professional product development practitioners can benefit from the application of Kanban together with Scrum. Schedule […]

Introducing Kanban for Professional Scrum Teams

A few weeks ago I was in Boston to visit the Scrum.org offices and learn to teach the Professional Scrum with Kanban (PSK) training class co-taught by Steve Porter and Daniel Vacanti. This is a new Professional Scrum training course created by Ken Schwaber, Scrum.org, the Professional Scrum Trainer Community and Daniel Vacanti who helped […]

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Our Agile consultants work with organisations to resolve problems and seize opportunities. We collaborate with leaders to identify what successful outcomes look like.  We conduct health-checks to assess the current State of Agility within your organisation. We meld this discovery with our experience to advise changes to the existing ways of working, culture and tooling […]

Audience

What is your role? No matter what you role is we have something that caters to your needs. UX Designers Edit This Design work can sometimes feel slow, and not well suited to quick agile cadences and Scrum events, but that isn’t the case. Learn UX techniques that fit beautifully into Scrum, and practice these techniques […]

Work can flow across the Sprint boundary

There is nothing in the Scrum Guide that says that you can’t have workflow across the Sprint boundary. I’m going to suggest that not only can you, but you should as long as you don’t endanger the Sprint Goal. UPDATE: To find out how to allow work to flow across the Sprint boundary you can […]

I do continuous deliver, why should I Sprint?

Many folks believe that a Sprint is an arbitrary length of time in which you create and release software. They look at their continuous delivery pipeline and say to themselves; “Why would I limit myself to shipping only once every two weeks?” UPDATE: Scrum.org just posted my Scrum Tapas – Scrum and Continuous Delivery which […]

Choosing a Process Template for your Team Project

There was an interesting discussion on Agile vs Scrum Template for TFS 2012 on LinkedIn that I was interested in however LinkedIn has a bug and will not let me comment on that open group. So I will add my answer here.

The Insufficiency of Scrum is a fallacy

The insufficiency of Scrum is a fallacy perpetrated by teams that don’t step up their practices in concert with their planning and don’t really want to make it work anyway. You can fail doing Kanban, XP or Merese and SSADM just as easily. The goal of Agile is to have you fail sooner and for it to cost less.