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In our work, we have tasks we need to do, tasks we are doing, and tasks we’ve completed. We know we have a WIP limit and that we shouldn’t exceed it. But tasks aren’t always as tidy as we’d like. … Continue reading
In November, 2010, Jim Benson spoke at the Oredev conference in Malmo, Sweden on Energizing the Individual Coder and the Psychology of Kanban. Clarity Means Completion: The Psychology of Kanban – Jim Benson from Øredev on Vimeo. .
In November, 2010, Jim Benson spoke at the Oredev conference in Malmo, Sweden on Energizing the Individual Coder and the Psychology of Kanban. Personal Kanban: Optimizing the Individual Coder – Jim Benson from Øredev on Vimeo.
As a matter of fact, yes. I boarded the first leg of my flight from Seattle to Hanoi. I had 19 hours of flying ahead of me. I also had a backlog, and no wifi. Agile Zen was not going … Continue reading
In part one of Complex Lives, we set a Future in Progress (FIP) limit for Jessica, a busy and active single mom. Her goals were overwhelming her ability to get things done. So we reigned them in by giving her … Continue reading
Ready –> Doing –> Done Life presents us with opportunities, and so we’ve no choice but to take on concurrent projects. Unfortunately they don’t always conform to that simple Ready –> Doing –> Done value stream. Last month I was … Continue reading
Last month, I had the good fortune to be on Joe Dager’s Business 901 Podcast. The topic, of course, was Personal Kanban. Joe edited the conversation into two parts which can be found below: Part 1 Powered by Podbean.com Part … Continue reading
We’ve devised Personal Kanban to adapt to any system you might currently use (unless of course your preferred system is utter chaos). The only two rules are visualize your work and limit work-in-progress (WIP). PK’s main goal is to get … Continue reading
While expertise, good humor, humanity, and care are words that immediately come to mind when describing Julia Child, the iconic chef personified something else – she understood the nature of her work. She recognized the role it played, the value … Continue reading
In Personal Kanban, our primary step is to define our workflow. Workflows tend to be linear, and often look like this: Waiting –>Doing–>Done or Outline –> Pre-writing –> Draft –> Edit –> Final Draft or Backlog –> Coding –> Testing –> … Continue reading