Lean Kanban NA - Kanban
The first principle of the Kanban Method is “Start with what you do now”. Take the current work and workers and the current process and apply kanban to improve visibility, collaboration, risk management, and predictability. What does the humane, start with what you do now Kanban Method have to say about change? A lot! We’ve organized the Kanban track in a progression inspired by Kanban’s three “agendas for change”. The sustainability agenda: balancing demand and capability at individual, team and department level, collaborative improvement. The service orientation agenda: anticipating customer needs, achieving end-to-end flow, process innovation. The survivability agenda: the pursuit of fitness for purpose, corporate adaptability, disciplined leadership.
Improving Lean Kanban in Large Distributed Teams - Luke Hohmann
In David Anderson's though-provoking blog post "Scaling Agility - the easy way!", he outlines how Lean Kanban can be applied to large organizations. Mike Burrows also tackles scaling Lean Kanban through his work on the values that drive organizational change. These say a lot about approach but leave open some important questions on the detail of how to collaborate effectively at scale.