History and purpose of the scrumban framework

History and purpose of the Scrumban Framework

Scrumban is a framework for developing, delivering, and maintaining complex products or services. Several organizations have met their needs by combining the Scrum and Kanban approaches. Sometimes, the development team members combine several tools during their work without being aware that they have hired principles or practices of another tool—for example, if a Kanban team meet during the daily standup meeting, which is a Scrum practice. Another example would be if the Scrum team limits the size of their activities per column (queue), which is a Kanban practice. read more ...

Principles of the certified lean project manager

The first principle of the Certified Lean Project Manager® – eliminating waste

Instead of prescribing exactly how you should manage a project, lean project management defines principles that you can interpret and implement to fit your needs. You can transform the way your project teams operate by introducing these principles into your workplace. To apply lean project management, you should start by adopting a lean mindset first and apply lean principles. This is easy to accept because lean project management is based largely on common sense. read more ...

Continuous improvement explained

Continuous improvement explained

In lean project management, continuous improvement is built into the development process right from the start. The customer provides feedback after each iteration and approves which feature is integrated into the next iteration. The overall product develops over time as features are added or updated. This is useful, especially in environments in which requirements change often. read more ...

What is lean project management

What is lean project management ?

For many years, most organizations have been manufacturing products in advance. Regardless of the production volume, they thought there would be a market for them in the future. The production volume and output was based on sales forecasting and predictions. Therefore, the goods were stocked, in case they were needed in the future. read more ...

Five best projectmanagement tools

The five best Project management tools

A good business can only become successful through good project management. In the 21st Century, managing projects have become quicker, easier and more efficient thanks to the range of software now available. Read more about the 5 best PM tools. read more ...

Certified kanban coach 2017

IBQMI® Kanban Certification – Get One Step Ahead

Keeping ahead of the competition in the business market has become an essential goal for companies. Many industries are saturated and competition is not only becoming tougher but closer. A minute innovation or unique strategy can change the pace for your organization. In order to stay ahead, organizations are continuously investing efforts and resources to optimize their processes. read more ...

Five traditional projectmanagement phases

The Five Traditional Project Management Phases at a glance

Process groups are very important in project management. Each process group is expected to carry out five processes which are Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing. The process groups are designed to give us an organizational background that will help us successfully plan, execute and manage our projects. Let us have a look at them. read more ...

Principles of lean in classroom

The principles of lean start-up in the Classroom

We have all been through this stage at one point. Sitting in the classroom for hours every day learning some outdated materials is no fun at all. However, teachers can improve on this by using the Lean principles. The learning process will be more fun for the students. Let us look at how this can be achieved. read more ...

Kanban the core.of lean

Kanban - the core component of Lean manufacturing

In this article we will explain the 101 of Kanban and how it works. Kanban is a core component of the Lean manufacturing movement made very popular by a few bright managers at Toyota. The father of this revolutionary management thinking at Toyota was Taiichi Ohno. His work around systems thinking was termed Toyota Production System and later renamed Lean Manufacturing. read more ...

Nine reasons why strong management good for business

Nine reasons why a strong management team is good for your business

A successful business can always be attributed to the team behind it. We cannot deny the fact that revolutionary products or services offered by the biggest companies in the world are as a result of excellent teamwork. read more ...

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