What is Kanban Maturity Model?

Kanban Maturity Model (KMM) is a process-level improvement model with the Kanban Method. KMM can be used to guide a process improvement across teams, departments, or entire organizations. It maps out 7 maturity levels and shows how to successfully deploy the Kanban...

What is Dependency Management in Kanban?

Explore how Dependency Management works in Kanban and what approaches does the method use to facilitate this task.  What is Dependency Management  Projects in all professional services industries often require a cooperation of individuals or services with specialist...

Banish “Priority” and “Prioritization”

Eliminating proxy variables empowers team members to make dynamic, good-quality risk decisions.   You might have noticed that we have purged the use of the words “priority” and “prioritization.”   “Priority” is something that Don Reinertsen would refer to as a “proxy...

What is value acquisition lifecycle curve?

The Value-acquisition lifecycle curve shows the rate of value acquired over time. The area under the curve is the total value acquired. The length on the x-axis is the lifecycle – the period of the time while the product or service or feature is available and...

Five reasons to collect your data

A well-known truth is that facts speak louder than words. Collecting the data of your Kanban system opens you a totally new world full of wisdom, bright insights, and enormous opportunities. You are using a Kanban system, but you don`t feel like bothering your team...