Kanban Latte

Mar
02
Kanban: Fly Different - An Introduction. Several people have asked me to explain the basics of Kanban’s Agile approach to Software Development. This presentation is a simple, straight forward, fun way to get what Kanban is all about. Feel free to comment on it, or contribute for a future revision.
Mar
02
One key concept to grasp in any form of goal setting, project management, or actual effort in life is that we should strive to never do more than needed, but have a goal of simple elegance. We must realize that More is Less.  Perhaps one of the best ways to illustrate this principle, it to quote Seth Godin with some comments added by yours truly:  Good enough, for those that seek perfection, is what we call it when it’s sufficient to surpass the standards we... + read more
Mar
02
Standing on the shoulders of great men. Like so many Project Managers and busy professionals I too have discovered that is not just enough to manage other people, or the work at hand, we have to manage our efforts in and out of the office, and daily life can be the biggest challenge of all. The first author to show us ways to improve our productivity was David Allen, his Getting Things Done book was a landmark that I continue to browse occasionally. However I could not get the system... + read more
Mar
02
“Success and proper timing go hand in hand. In war, in love, in business those that act at the right time win. And yes that also takes guts!” By Joseph Hurtado Two challenges however will face you on your road to action: Confusion and Fear. The first one makes it difficult to see the signs and recognize the trends or discern the truth; the latter stops you cold, with images of defeat. Wisdom says be brave and notice the signs! First listen to your heart and then act in faith... + read more
Mar
02
Less noise, less “information”, leads to less stress and that equals more peace. Which is actually one of the main principles of Kanban: Limit Work in Progress. A blog post about this topic will come since it’s also an essential part of HKanban. However in the meantime this post by Matthias is a good introduction to the subject.   Image Credits: here.

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