Teradata increases efficiency in their process due to visualization of the work through Kanban.__________________


Implementation of Kanban

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When And How Did You Decide To Implement Kanban?

Q4 2014 – After a few pilot agile projects, we found that Scrum did not work well for data integration or data-centric projects – Kanban was implemented as a solution to the complex work done in our Build and Test phases.

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What Business Functions Have you Implemented Kanban In?

We use Kanban in our consulting services projects – all IT and IT support type projects. We also use it for some limited portfolio visualization.

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What Benefits have you Experienced due to Implementing Kanban?

a) Reduces the risk and challenge of not completing work in a time-boxed sprint.
b) Provides easier integration of Client, Vendor, 3rd Party services into development cycles/processes.
c) Provides visibility to project at all levels.


How did SwiftKanban Help?

When did Your Organization Start using SwiftKanban?

In the year 2015.

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Which Other Tools did You Evaluate Before Selecting SwiftKanban?

Jira, LeanKit, ServiceNow, VersionOne and Rally (now CA Agile Central).

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What Are Some Of The Key Strengths And Weaknesses Of SwiftKanban That You Would Like To Highlight?

Parent/ Child cards, Linking, Linking Boards, manages more complex requirements, export and import features.

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What Are Some Ways, If Any, In Which SwiftKanban has Made you and your Team More Effective?

In general, having a board has made us more efficient due to visualization and real-time updates, SK specifically – able to identify and manage dependencies which are critical in our projects.

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WOULD YOU RECOMMEND SWIFTKANBAN TO OTHERS? IF YES, COULD YOU LIST THE TOP 3 REASONS FOR DOING SO?

Yes.
a) Its easy to use interface is intuitive.
b) Integration with Jira – we don’t use that but an important feature.
c) Flexible/ customizable configuration, linking and parent/ child feature.

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