Kanban

The world´s biggest Kanban conference trends – who to follow, what to read?

Besides leading training with CFC at Lean Kanban North America 2018, I'm honored to spend those days alongside the world´s top Kanban personalities. Knowledge21 at Lean Kanban Week North America 2018 Therefore, I decided to take a chance to share with you the list of some leading practices and streamlines from global Kanban [...]

By | 2018-04-11T10:33:18+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Kanban|0 Comments

Five Fingers: A Facilitation Technique

Five Fingers Have you ever been in a never-ending meeting, discussing things for hours or trying to reach a consensus? It’s stressful, isn’t it? I would like to show you a facilitation technique developed specifically for reaching consensus. But what does consensus mean? Contrary to what many people think, reaching a consensus doesn’t mean achieving [...]

By | 2018-04-13T15:53:18+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Facilitation, Kanban, Scrum|0 Comments

How to Balance Short-, Medium- and Long-term Horizons

My friend Paulo Caroli wrote in his blog about a project that K21 carried out for a large client. The service provided was inspired by McKinsey's horizons nomenclature. McKinsey's planning horizons: H1: Short-term horizon. This is the dedication to the business that currently pays your bills. H2: Medium-term horizon. Companies have to allocate part of [...]

By | 2017-11-27T17:53:53+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Kanban, Management 3.0|1 Comment

“When will it be ready?” isn’t the most important question

With agile methods, we deliver more value ahead of schedule and with quality. Even so, some people still ask, "When will it be ready?" It's a valid question, but this is not the most important question. We do have to be ready to answer it and there are several techniques that make it simpler to provide [...]

By | 2017-11-27T18:02:15+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Kanban, Lead-time, Scrum|0 Comments