Agile

The Arrow that will change Kanban

We all know about the basic kanban board, the three columns and the WIPs, however, when you have been using kanban for a while, this is usually not enough anymore. At this point most of the teams chose to innovate themselves or start looking for the innovation elsewhere. However, with such little information available, they …

Continue Reading
Agile

Scrum vs kanban – have a smooth transition

With agile methodologies being as popular as ever, there is no surprise that people are picking their favorites. Some (well actually most) prefer scrum, while others choose kanban. However, what does happen when teams decide that their choice is no longer fitting and go for a switch? Most struggle. Instead of having a smooth transition …

Continue Reading
Agile

5 reasons to switch from your kanban board

Despite the fact, that kanban software solutions have been around for quite a while now, there are plenty of teams that still do not fully understand the benefits of switching from the traditional physical board. Instead of innovating to better their standings, they keep on working in the traditional methods and while this does not …

Continue Reading
Use Cases

Day to day accounting with Kanban

Last week we wrote about how projects in the financial sector can benefit from the scrum approach. This week however we decided to take a look at a smaller guys instead. At our focus you will find – the accounting firms and their day-to day operations. Accounting firms are nothing new, nonetheless they are extremely …

Continue Reading
How To

Measuring Team Performance for Kanban: Lead and Cycle times

Written by: Dalia Lasaite In order to improve, every team needs to monitor and evaluate its performance.  There are two key tools for measuring performance in Kanban: the Cumulative Flow Diagram, which we covered in a previous blog post, and the Lead and Cycle Diagram. Lead and cycle diagram measures two indicators – lead and cycle …

Continue Reading
Eylean Features

Improve your TFS experience with Eylean

Team Foundation Server (TFS) is a tool widely used by companies all over the world. It offers a great variety of features and covers all of the development phases and aspects. However, when covering every aspect of a large process it is hard to be perfect and companies using TFS are still seeking additional features …

Continue Reading
How To

5 steps to start doing Kanban

Starting to implement Kanban can seem a little intimidating at first, especially if you have no previous experience with it. However, you need to remember that Kanban is all about constant improvement and change therefore all you have to do is take the first few steps and soon you will be well on your way. …

Continue Reading
Agile

Manage your backlog in Eylean

Last week we took a short glance at scrum basics in Eylean Board. This week we will continue our how-to series by taking a look at the ways a backlog can be managed when carrying out projects with Eylean Board. Eylean is a versatile software and there are a few ways all of the things …

Continue Reading