An Agile Workflow

A common topic of discussion around kanban is whether the workflows or stages in a kanban system are counter to the Agile principles of cross functional and collaborative teams.   Its easy to talk about a feature going through the following … read more

A Scrum and Kanban Comparison

In a recent thread on the kanbandev list, Tim Uttormark asked about how Kanban handles teams with different dysfunctions without the Sprint timebox and associated meetings.  He gave the following example: In Scrum, all tasks for the iteration are estimated … read more

A Kanban Sidebar

I was kindly asked by Rachel Davies and Liz Sedley to write a sidebar on kanban for their upcoming book on Agile Coaching (no links yet).  Here’s what I put together: An alternative approach to planning work in time-boxed iterations … read more

XP Day London Wrap-up

XP Day London 08 was last week.  The slides and spreadsheet from my Kanban, Flow and Cadence are now available on the download page. All in all, the conference was a good one.  Open Space went really well.  Too many … read more