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"We have been able to delegate tasks better, which has resulted in faster completion of work. "
- Victoria Helena Thompson,
Agile Organizational Consultant

Kanban has helped shorten our Lead Time.

When And How Did You Decide To Implement Kanban?

When I began leading teams and dealing with many demands. I used a Kanban board on the wall near the team. We would gather around it during our daily.

What business functions have you implemented Kanban in? (IT, Software, Marketing, HR, Purchasing, …)

Product Management, IT – Application Development, IT – Operations/ Infrastructure, HR, PMO/ Project Management.

What Benefits have you Experienced due to Implementing Kanban?

We have been able to delegate tasks better, which has resulted in faster completion of work. We have observed a better overall flow and smooth completion of work. Finally, Kanban has helped shorten our Lead Time.

Does your organization use other Agile and Scaled Agile methods such as Scrum, XP, SAFe, LeSS or others?

Scrum, XP


When did Your Organization Start using SwiftKanban?

2019

Which Other Tools did You Evaluate Before Selecting SwiftKanban?

Jira, Trello, VersionOne

Which other tools are currently used in your organization for Lean/ Agile project/ work management?

Trello, Google Sheets

What are some of the key strengths and weaknesses of SwiftKanban that you could highlight for us?

Flexibility to organize the workflow, comprehensive metrics. Weaknesses: User interface, cross project management, backlog organization options.

What are some ways, if any, in which SwiftKanban has made you and your team more effective?

We are better able to visualize and adjust our workflow and find the collected metrics very useful.

Would you recommend SwiftKanban to others? If yes, could you list the top 3 reasons for doing so?

Yes. Several ways to organize your board, follows all Kanban principles, comprehensive metrics.

More specifically, can you share any metrics – such as Lead Time, Throughput or Flow Efficiency – that you have seen improve as a result of using Kanban and SwiftKanban, and by how much?

Throughput and Flow Efficiency. Varies by team, but most improve significantly once they start looking at the metrics.

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