DescriptionWhat we offer

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.

ObjectivesWhat you learn

  • 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

TopicsThe best for you

  • 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

PrerequisitesWhat should you know

  • None

AudienceWho should attend

  • All members of an agile team and managers