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Lean Kanban Immersion (for Teams)

Lean Kanban Immersion (for Teams) is an intensive two-day instructor-led course that introduces lean thinking and Kanban and how it applies to software development. It will be compared with popular agile practices, such as Scrum. The class will then explore how Kanban can be used in conjunction with existing processes in order to make it a more seamless transition. This will all be done with a balance of discussions, exercises, and a Kanban simulation.

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This class is currently only offered privately.
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Lean Kanban Immersion (for Teams) Course Details

Lean principles of continuous improvement and waste elimination have become staples throughout organizations and across industries. Kanban is a popular way of visualizing work in a lean environment and has taken on new meaning in the software development community. This course attempts to define Lean and Kanban and how it relates to agile software development.

Lean Kanban Immersion Learning Objectives

  • Understand the history of lean thinking

  • Identify the 7 types of waste and how they correspond to software development

  • Understand the core agile values and how they relate to lean

  • Distinguish between theory and actionable practices

  • Identify the characteristics of (k)anban and (K)anban as it relates to software

  • Leverage Kanban to identify bottlenecks and improve an existing process

  • Map a Value Stream

  • Establish Work In Progress (WIP) limits

  • Plan for releases using Kanban

  • Report status and track progress

  • Apply common cadences (Daily Meetings, Reviews, Retrospectives, Planning, etc)

  • Create a visual Kanban board

  • Avoid common traps and pitfalls

Who is the Lean Kanban Immersion Course For?

Anyone involved with the software development process.

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