Kanban: Realising Benefits, A Week In

Over the last couple of years, Kanban has become an increasingly popular method for managing ongoing software development, particularly for small enhancements and fixes. It’s been particularly popular in the Scrum community, where it can be easily adopted as an...

Lean Manufacturing & Software

Lean Manufacturing & Software Is writing software more like manufacturing cookies or more like designing cookie cutters? It’s easy to wish that we could develop software like a factory stamps out cookies, but software has a design or creation element that is missing in that analogy. But...

Proactive Risk Management: The Obituary Exercise

Try this exercise with your team to identify, overcome and avoid potential project “gotchas”: Get the team to write a project obituary — ask them to imagine the project is nearly over and has failed, and their job for the next 45 minutes is...