BY| January 29, 2020
Kanban has become a technique widely used by agile software development teams, since it allows you to focus on what to deliver and when, stimulating collaboration and avoiding doing unnecessary things. In our first Newsletter of 2020, we bring you several articles on Kanban that gives you a different perspective. We hope you enjoy reading it!
Once again, a Happy New Year!
Kanban adoption drives Agile Businesses
Using kanban within a current environment, and with existing processes, means businesses will start seeing the benefits of agile. Kirsten Doyle introduces you to the Kanban method and explains the benefits of using Kanban, presenting views from Karl Scotland and Melani French.
Does your Kanban Board reflect the Process you have?
The Kanban Method tells us to ‘start with what you have’ and improve gradually. Mahesh Singh, Digité co-founder and SVP, explains how Kanban can help you figure out that the process your team thinks it is following may not be the same as what it actually does!
The Value of Upstream Kanban for Backlog Grooming
Most Agile literature starts with a “groomed backlog”. But, how do we get the groomed backlog stories? This has been largely left to the domain of the Product Owner. Somehow, quite magically, groomed stories arrive in the backlog – that are functionally clear, small, testable, independent and most importantly, implementable. But, what happens when the magic fails? In this article, our Head of Products, Sudipta Lahiri, describes various scenarios that demonstrate the value of Upstream Kanban for backlog grooming.
7 Factors for Running an Effective Kanban Replenishment Meeting
David Anderson laid out a set of 7 Kanban cadences or meetings that provide comprehensive opportunities for feedback, planning, and review in an enterprise. The Replenishment meeting ensures alignment amongst all stakeholders and delivery teams on what to work on when. In this blog post, Mahesh Singh, Digité co-founder and SVP, shares the seven key factors that teams need to consider for running an effective Replenishment Meeting.
That’s all from us this month. Hope you liked these articles. Feedback, questions, all welcome!