David J Anderson, regarded as the Father of the Kanban Method for software, is an advisor to Digite/ SwiftKanban. David provides Digite guidance on strategy for Lean/ Kanban products and solutions.Read More
Kanban is a way for teams and organizations to visualize their work, identify and eliminate bottlenecks and achieve dramatic operational improvements in terms of throughput and quality! Kanban is a method to gradually improve whatever you do – whether software development, IT/ Ops, Staffing, Recruitment, Marketing and Sales, Procurement – in fact, almost any business function can benefit from applying Kanban to bring about significant benefits such as reduced lead time, increased throughput and much higher quality of products or services delivered!
Whether you are a software team or an IT/ Ops/ DevOps team, a Project Manager/ team or a business function such as HR, sales, marketing, procurement, legal, construction, insurance or ANY other, you can use SwiftKanban. If you are looking for an electronic Kanban tool to improve your technology, project management or business processes and outcomes in a collaborative manner at a pace your distributed teams can handle, SwiftKanban is the best of the Kanban tools for you!
Agile teams around the world using SCRUM are evaluating, testing or have completely adopted Kanban. These teams have called the resulting 'improved' process Scrumban, Scrum-Kanban or just Kanban! The best known research on this subject has been written by Corey Ladas in his book - "Scrumban and Other Essays on Kanban Systems for Lean Software Development". Another great write up has been done by Yuval Yeret in his blog - "So, what is Scrumban?"
Whether it is IT or Business in a corporation, a consulting company, a hi-tech product company, a legal firm, a marketing/ advertising agency, an HR department or any other type of organization, it has the need to manage portfolios. Portfolios are nothing but related groups of initiatives or activities or projects that need to be monitored together for an overall picture of how that group is performing as a whole.