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Kanban is an efficient and highly visual method that enables Just-in-Time ( JIT ) product delivery and incremental, evolutionary process change for organisations.
Kanban is a Japanese term meaning “signal” or “visual card” which indicates exactly when there is work to do or a process to complete.
Kanban was first successfully introduced by Toyota in the 1950s as a means of controlling the flow of production and the ordering of spare parts on a Just-in-Time (JIT) basis.
One of the core practices of Kanban is to limit the amount of work in progress (WIP) at any one time. This effectively eliminates waste as it reduces the lead time for each work item and therefore reduces the amount of effort required to complete them.
Kanban is not prescriptive about how tasks are completed. Rather it works with you, by allowing you to use the most appropriate tools and processes to get the job done.
For this reason, Kanban can be applied to just about any production process. Be it car manufacturing or software development, running a Service Desk or a major political campaign.
Further, Kanban can improve any process if the basic principles are followed.
Kanban is all about continuous improvement. Lessons learned whilst using Kanban must be readily understood and implemented for most efficient product delivery.
Most importantly, Kanban is people-focused and gets to the root of how people:
Agilistix has experience of implementing and improving Agile processes at all levels within an organisation. From Board-level stakeholders to the production floor, Agilistix focuses on empowering people with the knowledge to embrace the benefits of becoming Agile.
A planned implementation of will bring will increase productivity, improve morale, reduce waste and deliver bigger profit margins to your business.
Agility should start at Board-level, if not, your business will never become truly Agile.
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Kanban can improve any process if the basic principles are followed
The Principles of Kanban: are as follows:
These are the Core Practices of Kanban:
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