ESP Analytics

Articles on ESP Analytics, the advanced predictive analytics available in SwiftKanban

CFD Forecast in ESP

Published on 10 Dec 2018

Capacity Distribution Based on the throughput in the system for 28 days, i.e the cards being archived or moved to Done lane during that period, this distribution chart shows the number of days when a particular count of cards has been completed on a daily basis. The Y-axis shows the range of days and the […]

Liquidity in ESP

Published on 10 Dec 2018

Transactional Volume The Transactional Volume displays the number of decisions made on the Board. Here, the decision means when a card moves from a wait column to work column, or wait column to another wait column. So, each such move is considered a decision and the chart shows how many such decisions are made on […]

Aging in ESP

Published on 10 Dec 2018

Aging Analytics is the combination of a couple of composite charts that work as a  leading indicator for the non-finished cards and provides insight into which items are flowing well and which are stuck even if not formally blocked. Applying Filters You can apply filters based on card attributes and the value stream stages to […]

Flow Efficiency in ESP

Published on 10 Dec 2018

Flow Efficiency helps you measure the actual work time against the Lead time. So, the efficiency can be measured by dividing Work Time by the combination of Work Time and Wait Time, and the higher the percentage, the better and smoother the process having less waste in the system and more agility to turn an […]

Cycle Time in ESP

Published on 10 Dec 2018

Cycle time is defined here as the difference between the exit time and the corresponding entry time of a card, that is the time spent in the selected region of the value stream during that visit. In a normal situation, as cards move forward from left to right, a card will travel through the selected […]

Capacity in ESP

Published on 10 Dec 2018

It is a series of the stacked bar chart showing the capacity over time based on the historical data of cards exiting the selected region of the value stream. A card that exits forward to the right (down stream), or is archived is considered to have completed the journey through the selected region successfully, and […]

Demand Analytics in ESP

Published on 10 Dec 2018

The  Demand analytics focuses on the amount of work being accepted into the Ready column of your Kanban board at different time stamps. The bar chart shows the stacked bar of card types being pulled into the Ready column during the selected period. Applying Filters You can apply filters based on card attributes and the […]

Cumulative Flow Diagram in ESP

Published on 10 Dec 2018

The Cumulative Flow Diagram (CFD) provides a graphical representation of how the work is moving through the system, helping stabilize the system, act upon bottlenecks and control the scope of work. It is a simple, yet very informative tool that depicts the work in progress (WIP), entry rate, exit rate, lead time, throughput, elapsed time, […]

Applying Filters on the ESP Analytics

Published on 22 Nov 2018

The Filter is available with every analytics and lets you refine your data either by card attributes or the stages of the Value Stream through which work moves from initiation to completion. The Card Attributes having List of Values (LoVs) are displayed as filtering options in the Filter pane. Moreover, all the stages of your Value Stream appear under […]

Understanding ESP Analytics

Published on 8 Jan 2017

*** This is a licensed feature. Please contact us at [email protected] to know how to avail it. Enterprise Services Planning (ESP) represents the body of knowledge that helps decisions makers such as senior executives, portfolio managers, and risk managers use their Kanban-based systems’ actual performance data to understand the customer demand on their systems, their systems’ delivery capability, […]

Risk Module

Published on 14 May 2016

One of the key elements of Enterprise Services Planning and related disciplines of Portfolio, Program/Project, or Release Management is Risk Management. Without having a concrete risk analysis and mitigation framework, it is impossible to plan and manage a Portfolio of Projects Initiatives or Product Features effectively, as one needs to have full visibility and a […]