While starting with Kanban may appear simple enough – after all, what can be simpler than ‘start with what you have’?! – modeling your first Kanban board does require some thinking and planning as it depends on a number of factors. Several questions come up – how do you organize your board? Do you have all projects on a single board? Do you have all teams on a single board? Should you organize the board by class of service? Or by type of work?
This concept paper will be useful in helping you model your Kanban board.