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Implementing Kanban in IT Operations – Digité

Most projects and business activity have a ‘flow’ or a ‘process’, comprising adjacent steps or phases, to produce a product or to deliver a service, to internal customers or external customers. Kanban is the way many teams and organizations visualize

SwiftKanban Kanban Board

Cycle Time goes Visual

Cycle time (or System Lead Time as some call it) is one of the most common metrics used to measure the effectiveness of a Kanban system. Cycle time is the time taken by a Kanban card to move from start

Using Kanban for Marketing

Using Kanban in Marketing

Last September, as a new member of the Digité Marketing team, I was trying hard to understand Digité products and space which we are in. I was learning several new concepts including Lean, Agile, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Project Program

GTD with Kanban

Turbocharge your Personal Kanban with GTD

Personal productivity and time management tools/methods have always been a subject of interest. Numerous methods and tools have been developed over the years. However, few seem to stick over time. Given that any tool or method needs a certain level

Kanban = Continuous Delivery? Not Necessarily

Kanban = Continuous Delivery? Not Necessarily

“My team is using Kanban board but they seem to prefer to collate a couple of tickets then ‘do a release’ as appose to releasing each ticket. i.e. they move tickets through the workflow and then put them in a waiting column for days on end and then they do sporadic releases.
Kanban Buffers

Beginner’s Guide to Kanban for Agile Marketing

We’re honored to republish this blog post ‘Beginner’s Guide to Kanban for Agile Marketing’ by Andrea Fryrear which was originally published in the AgileSherpas blog! In this article, Andrea explains the Kanban method in detail starting from its origin to

Agile Methodology

Here’s Why (and How) Non-Software Teams Are Adopting Agile Methodologies

Agile methodologies have come a long way since the 2001 manifesto, which was primarily aimed at software teams and considered subversive at the time. Although most companies still haven’t fully adopted Agile, the business world is waking up to its

Upstream Kanban – Aligning Strategy to Execution

Upstream Kanban – Aligning Strategy to Execution

Having been a product manager for a long time, running Digité’s Product Management since we started till about a couple of years ago, I have been passionate about putting the focus on all the work that the product management function

What is Agile Methodology?

What is Agile Methodology?

Agile methodologies are approaches to product development that are aligned with the values ​​and principles described in the Agile Manifesto for software development. Learn about the basics of Agile and also about some of the most popular Agile Methodologies.
What is Scrum?

What is Scrum?

Scrum is an agile development methodology used in the development of Software based on an iterative and incremental processes. This article showcases some of the basics of Scrum methodology.
Kanban, SAFe and Innovation

Kanban, SAFe and Innovation – Can they Co-exist?

In a recent conversation, an analyst I was briefing made an interesting point.  He said that while Kanban and SAFe® provided incremental change/ improvements, real innovation and real change came from disruptive forces – technology innovation or others – and

Pair Programming

Pair Programming

Pair programming is a programming method in which two people work together on a single program. The first person is the “Driver”, who writes the code, the other person is the “Navigator” who reviews each line of code as it is typed, checking for errors. They exchange their roles on a regular basis.
What is Velocity in Agile?

What is Velocity in Agile?

Velocity in agile terms means the average amount of work a team can complete in one “delivery cycle” – typically a sprint or a release for Scrum teams or a time period such as a Week or a month for Kanban teams.
What is CI/ CD? How it Helps Teams Deliver Better Software, Faster

What is CI/ CD? How it Helps Teams Deliver Better Software, Faster

Learn what continuous integration is, how it helps teams deliver better software, faster, how its benefit will ripple through your organization, the practices to follow, and the mistakes to avoid.
Iterative and Incremental Development

Iterative and Incremental Development

Iterative development, incremental development, it’s hard to keep them straight. This article will tell you what they are and what benefits each brings. And you’ll also learn about their place in Agile Development.
Sustainable Pace

Sustainable Pace

Sustainable pace sounds like a luxury you can’t afford, but in this article you’ll learn how sustainable pace is actually a necessity if you want to keep delivering value with predictable regularity.
Kanban Development Board

User Stories: What They Are and Why and How to Use Them

This article digs into Agile user stories. You’ll learn what they are and why and how to use them. You’ll also find out what makes a good user story, how to write them, and how to use them in development.
TDD

Test Driven Development (TDD)

Learn what test-driven development (tdd) is and what it is really about. You’ll also learn what advantages it gets you and how to do it. And, because test-driven development is harder to do than to explain, you’ll get a short list of the best resources to help you improve.
BDD Discovery

Behavior Driven Development (BDD): Creating Useful Software Customers Want

Learn what Behavior Driven Development (BDD) is. How it helps create useful software and meet business goals. And find out what’s involved in doing it.
story mapping plan

What is Story Mapping? | Agile User Stories | Create a Story Map

Story Mapping in Agile explained. You’ll learn what it is, why you want to do it, and the steps you take to do it. With examples.