Practicing Agile involves identifying customer needs and developing solutions through collaborative efforts by cross-functional teams. Originating in software development, Agile is now widely-recognized as an effective approach to project management of all kinds. The benefits of incorporating Agile into your management system include a more in-depth understanding of your workflow, the ability to respond and adapt to change quickly, and an overall intensified focus on delivering value to your customers. In these courses you'll learn the foundational principles of Agile, the positive effect it can have on your processes, and how to deploy it within your organization.
Introduction to Agile Kanban
Kanban has become one of the most widely adopted Agile ways of working since it originated as a visual management method for project management and software development. This course provides an overview of the four principles, six practices, seven cadences, and various metrics employed in Agile Kanban. Learners are guided step by step through the creation and adaptation of Kanban to suit their individual and/or organizational needs.
Managing with Agile Kanban
Managing a workflow using Agile Kanban involves creating a system of feedback loops to track performance, identify risks, and solve problems. Learn how the seven meetings known as the Kanban Cadences build connections from the daily to the strategic and from planning to delivery, while involving people at all levels.
Tracking Agile Kanban Performance
One of the aims of an Agile Kanban system is to increase throughput while reducing both work in process and lead times. This requires making performance visible at each step of the process, establishing positive feedback loops, and improving continuously. This course introduces the most common Agile Kanban performance metrics along with several graphs, charts, and visualization methods used to achieve this.