Meet me at NYC Lean/Kanban
Steve joins the NYC Lean/Kanban group each Wednesday.
About NYC Lean/Kanban
NYC Lean/Kanban ... After Dark! meets every 2 weeks in a Lean Coffee
format to discuss Lean, Kanban, LSM, Agile and the various challenges
we face as practitioners. The group is open to all and so is the agenda.
is more than just a tool in our bag of Agile software tricks. It is an
approach to change management and organizational culture. We use
Kanban for four main reasons.
- Evolutionary, incremental change with minimal resistance
- Achieves sustainable pace by balancing throughput against demand
- Quantitative Management and emergence of high maturity behavior in
alignment with senior management desire to have a highly predictable
- Better risk management (the emerging theme in the Kanban community)
Eliminating Waste: Collocation
View the presentation: being here.
Slack, Hangouts, and email all have their place, and globally distributed workplaces aren't going away anytime soon. But sometimes there's no substitute for good ol' fashioned collocation. Here is a presentation sharing my experience (with quantifiable data) about how temporarily collocating a team had a massive impact on improving both delivery speed and team satisfaction.