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Book Review: Scrumban

I just finished reading “Scrumban” by Corey Ladas. This book is a self-published book, which is really a collection of essays.  Be prepared for that before you read the book, so that you know what to expect. It is not a book that tells you how to exactly do Kanban or Scrumban, but it gives you ideas about Kanban and …

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The Kanbanand Guide

In my last post, I talked about some of the problems of Agile processes and suggested the introduction of a new process which takes some of the best parts of each of the popular processes and condenses them into the Kanban lean-style-thinking of limiting the work in progress. For this post I want to clearly define what I am calling …

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Kanbanand, The New Agile Process You Have Already Been Following

I was originally going to call this post, “why I chose Kanban”, then I realized I didn’t choose Kanban. What I chose was Kanban and most of the other “Agile” stuff that I consider good practices and find valuable.  There really isn’t a good name for this and when people say they are doing Kanban, it really doesn’t say much.  Hence, …

Scrum Will Die

I have a prediction… I’m becoming more and more confident of it everyday… When I shake the magic 8 ball, it consistently says… SCRUM WILL DIE Now, don’t get me wrong here.  I like Scrum.  I think it is a good thing.  I think it changed the way many organizations think about software development, but I also think it is …

Kanbandwagon? Kanban vs Scrum

I am almost jumping on the Kanban bandwagon, but not quite.  I don’t really like to be on any “bandwagon” because when you are you seem to get stuck in a rut and don’t see the next improvement that is coming along. What is Kanban? Let me give you the simple simple and you can look up what other people …