Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business

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Blue Hole Press, 2010 - Computers - 261 pages
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Kanban is becoming a popular way to visualize and limit work-in-progress in software development and information technology work. Teams around the world are adding kanban around their existing processes to catalyze cultural change and deliver better business agility. This book answers the questions: What is Kanban? Why would I want to use Kanban? How do I go about implementing Kanban? How do I recognize improvement opportunities and what should I do about them?


Published 10 years ago it is in the top 5 agile books ever published.

 

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Contents

Chapter
1
Part three Implementing Kanban
6
Chapter
11
Chapter
12
Chapter 3
21
From Worst to Best in Five Quarters ___________________________
35
Chapter 5
49
Mapping the Value Stream ________________________________
63
Chapter 11
123
Metrics and Management reporting _________________________
139
Chapter 14
159
Part FOur Making Improvements
187
Chapter 17
195
Chapter 18
211
Chapter 19
219
External Sources of Variability
225

Chapter 9
74
Chapter 7
79
establishing an Input Cadence _____________________________
103
Chapter 10
113
Chapter 20
235
_______________________________ endnotes __________________________________________
241
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About the author (2010)

David is an innovator in management thinking for 21st Century businesses. Author and pioneer of the Kanban Method he has more than 30 years' experience working in the high-technology industry. David previously worked at IBM, Sprint, Motorola, and Microsoft where he developed the Kanban Method to greatly improving business outcomes on an enterprise-scale.Originator of the Kanban Method, and co-creator of the Kanban Maturity Model, the Fit-for-Purpose Framework, and Enterprise Services Planning. David is a global leader in management training and leadership development for professional services, and intangible goods industries.

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