Lean and Kanban

The Lean Product Backlog – Limit Variation and Prevent Overburden

Many product backlogs are too long, detailed and complex. This is in stark contrast to what the product backlog should be: a simple artefact listing the outstanding work to bring the product to life. This blog post discusses lean techniques to make the backlog concise and focussed by avoiding variation and overburden.

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The Lean Product Backlog – Eliminate Waste

Many product backlogs are too long, detailed and complex. This is in stark contrast to what the product backlog should be: a simple artefact listing the outstanding work to bring the product to life. This blog post discusses lean techniques to make the backlog concise and focussed by eliminating waste.

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Pull Processes with Lean, Kanban & Scrum

Pull processes do not only play an important role in Kanban, they are also fundamental to Scrum. This post characterises pull and how it differs from push, the traditional way of organising work.

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When Scrum is not a Good Fit

Scrum is a simple, powerful framework created to manage the development of complex products. But seeing Scrum as a silver bullet is an easy trap to fall into, as this post illustrates.

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