All posts filed under: lean

getKanban: board game to learn and experience Kanban (software development)

Leave a comment
agile-lean games / lean
getKanban3: some items deployed

getKanban is a board game, which enables you to learn and practice Kanban in software development. Kanban Kanban is Japanese. “Kan” translates visual and “ban” means card Kanban is a process tool Kanban works as a pull mechanism (as opposite to a push mechanism) Kanban visualizes flow Kanban limits work-in-progress By limiting work-in-progress, bottlenecks in the flow will become visible By visualizing bottlenecks, there’s an opportunity to improve the process flow (to remove the bottlenecks, […]

Book review and summary: Kanban for skeptics

comments 3
lean
Kanban for skeptics

“Kanban for skeptics” is a book describing the purpose of Kanban and withdrawing any arguments against or any misconceptions. In general, folks regularly have misunderstandings regarding concepts, frameworks, and methodologies… in that perspective I like the intention of the book. Some might say the book is not a traditional explanation to a subject, which is the case – on the other hand that was not the intention of the book. If you’re new to Kanban, […]

Incrementele Persona’s

comment 1
lean ux / tools & techniques

Incrementele Persona’s [Definitie Wikipedia] Een persona is een archetype van een gebruiker, ofwel een karakterisering van een bepaald type van gebruiker. Persona’s worden veel gebruikt bij het gebruiksvriendelijk maken van IT-oplossingen, en dan met name van de gebruikersinterface ervan. [Oorsprong] Alan Cooper, was de eerste die er over sprak in zijn boek The Inmates are Running the Asylum. In dat boek werd onder meer besproken hoe persona’s kunnen worden aangemaakt, gebruikt en toegepast. [Inhoud van […]