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Tangible value of intangibles

The Tangible Value of The “Intangibles”

Kanban MethodOne of the important aspects of The Kanban Method is Class of Service (CoS). CoS is a risk categorization mechanism for any work item. We identify 4 Classes of Service – Standard, Fixed Date, Expedite, and Intangibles – depending on customer expectation, value and loss of business value identified as cost of delay. For this blog, cards that are classified as Intangible CoS will be referred to as “Intangibles”.

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Custom Field Filter

SwiftKanban Feature Update – Nov 2016

Wincor-Nixdorf 1 Hi folks, we hope you are enjoying our previous update with enhancements such as Enterprise Services Planning updates, Upstream Kanban, Portfolio Management and conveniences such as Common Custom fields in the card view in our previous release! We are confident that these powerful functionalities will help accelerate product and services delivery with a clear understanding of customer priorities and your system’s capabilities.

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Portfolio Kanban

Portfolio Lane: Revolutionizing Portfolio Kanban!!!!

Wincor-Nixdorf 1 Enterprise/ Portfolio Kanban has for some time provided a visual method of defining and managing portfolios in a much easier manner compared to traditional PPM tools.  Kanban Boards can be set up at different levels of the organization to track a portfolio of initiatives, programs, or product releases and their underlying projects or work items can be visualized and tracked far more easily than ever possible traditionally.

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SwiftKanban Feature Update Release – Nov 2016

swiftkanban updateIn this update the SwiftKanban team introduces several enhancements and new features. Here are the highlights of this update: Filtering Cards As Per Common Field Values, Analyzing Inactive Cards, Alternative Navigation for Burndown Chart, Filtering Cards Using Multiple Conditions.

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Kanban Board Game

Kanban and the Importance of Work In Progress (WIP) Limits

Kanban Design Practitioner workshop, Digité
It started on a rainy August morning of 2016 in Mumbai. I was thrilled to be attending the Kanban Design Practitioner workshop and was eager to learn Kanban concepts that originated on the manufacturing floor of an automobile company. The concepts are now being relentlessly applied in Agile practices of Information Technology organizations across the world. I hoped to understand the concepts that made the Kanban approach so universally popular. The masterclass started by introducing what essentially is Kanban and the very important concepts around ‘Flow’ and ‘Visualization’.

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SwiftKanban iOS app Update

swiftkanban ios app
We have just released an update for the SwiftKanban iOS app! This update implements a big feature request from our customers! It implements the “Move card” functionality that allows users to move cards on their Kanban board wherever they need. Just select the card, click the ‘Move’ icon on the bottom right – and you can choose where to move it! We have made simple UX tweaks and fixed a few minor bugs to enhance the usability and functionality of the app.  Please check out the update and let us know how you like it!

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SwiftKanban Feature Update Release – Sep 2016

portfolio lane
The SwiftKanban team at Digité has released a major update recently with a view to support Enterprise Services Planning with Kanban. With this new update we have added the most sought out feature of customizing the information that a user can see on Kanban cards in the Kanban board view. Here are some of the highlights of this update. Enhanced Portfolio Swim Lane – The Portfolio feature has been enhanced to a greater extent so that you have the flexibility of measuring and managing the progress of the parent-level cards…

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Upstream Kanban

SwiftKanban Feature Update – Sept 2016

With the latest update to SwiftKanban, we have made some exciting progress in supporting Enterprise Services Planning, Upstream or Discovery Kanban – and Portfolio Management with Kanban. At the same time, we have tackled one of the most needed, and fairly tricky, feature of customizing the information one can see on Kanban cards in the Kanban Board view. Upstream Kanban and Minimum WIP Limits. Enterprise Services Planning helps organizations focus on the need to look at various organizational functions (departments) as services that need to be delivered smoothly…

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