Description

This course teach you how Kanban helps you drive improvements, both in your environment and in the surrounding value stream and of course is a reminder for what is an Agile mindset. Learn how to introduce Kanban and how to use Kanban to spark cooperative problem solving.

Audience

  • All members of an agile team and managers.

Requirements

  • N/A

Objectives

  • How to use Kanban software development to create and build high quality code in a shorter period than the team's current capability.
  • The importance of managing work in progress (WIP).
  • How to analyze and manage requirements in a Lean-Agile project.
  • Options for estimating, sizing and decomposing work.
  • How to implement Kanban starting where you are now.
  • How to use continuous flow diagrams.
  • Why visibility is critical in all Lean-Agile implementations.
  • How to properly involve management with the team.

Curriculum

  • Introduction.
  • Lean-Agile overview.
  • Context.
  • Managing discovery.
  • Roles, responsibilities, and boundaries.
  • Incremental realization of value.
  • Key points.
  • Drive by value.
  • Small increments.
  • Visibility.
  • The whole team.
  • Understanding Lean.
  • Key drivers.
  • Lean thinking.
  • Lean-Agile management.
  • Iterative development.
  • Implementing Kanban.
  • Vision statements.
  • Establish Kanban policies and agreements.
  • Establish the Kanban board.
  • Establish classes of service.
  • Managing WIP limits.
  • Kanban and estimation.
  • Kanban practices.
  • Kanban hybrids.
  • Lean-Agile business practices.
  • Business prioritization.
  • Business planning.
  • Business backlog and readiness.
  • Lean-Agile team practices.
  • Product backlog management.
  • Decomposition and writing stories.
  • Build quality in.
  • Estimating.
  • Kanban meetings.
  • Lean-Agile management practices.
  • Visibility.
  • Flow of delivery of value.
  • Transition.