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Kanban Workshop

 

Course Outline

1. Introduction

  • Course summary
  • Topics covered

2. The Case for Change

  • What is Lean?
  • What is Agile?
  • What is Kanban?
  • Why Kanban?
  • How Kanban differs from other methodologies
  • How Kanban differs from Scrum
  • Benefits of Kanban
  • How Kanban differs from other Agile methodologies

3. Kanban Overview and Concepts

  • Kanban's Five Core Properties
  • Kanban Emergent Behaviors
  • Kanban Team
  • Roles
  • General High-Level Concepts
  • Kanban Origins And Evolution
  • The Kanban Concepts, Principles, and Terminology
  • Common Misunderstandings and Pitfalls of Kanban
  • Kanban Core Principles

4. Implementing Kanban

  • Work Item Types
  • Card Walls
  • Workflow
  • Queues and Buffers
  • Cadences
  • Work-in-Progress
  • Bottlenecks
  • Capacity Allocation
  • Class of Service
  • Service Level Agreements
  • Issues and Blocked Items
  • Visualization of Work
  • Up a Card Wall
  • Setting Work-in-Process Limits
  • Limiting Work-in-Process
  • Analyzing the Flow of Work
  • Learn to Build Visualization Methods Like a Kanban Board
  • Implementation Approaches
  • How to Use Work Item Types
  • Setting Input and Output Limits
  • Service Levels Agreements
  • Sources of Variability

5. Metrics and Reporting

  • Metrics Overview
  • Tracking Work-in-Process
  • Cumulative Flow Diagram
  • Lead Time
  • Trends
  • Throughput and Production Rates
  • Flow Efficiency
  • Failure Load/Cost of Poor Quality
  • Kanban Metrics and Management Reporting
  • Metrics and Tracking Methods
  • Optimize the Flow of Work

6. Scaling Kanban

  • Scaling Kanban for projects
  • Work Item Levels
  • User Stories
  • Minimal Marketable Release
  • Two-Tiered Card Walls
  • Swim Lanes
  • Class of Service
  • Systems Integration
  • Managing Shared Resources
  • Service Oriented Architecture
  • Operations Review
  • Understand Considerations for Scaling Kanban
  • How Kanban is Used by Software Development Teams
  • Using the Minimum Marketable Release to Break Work Down
  • How to Conduct Operations Reviews

7. Improvements

  • Three Types of Improvement Opportunities
  • Warning Signs
  • Bottlenecks
  • Economic Model for Lean
  • Sources of Variability
  • Issue Management and Escalation Policies
  • Optimizing Your Kanban System
  • Practices to Improve Kanban Team Performance

8. Kanban Change Initiative

  • Cultural Change Components of Kanban
  • Goals Behind the Kanban Approach to Change
  • Kaizen Culture
  • Cultural Change
  • Kanban Transition
  • Kotter's Model
  • Continuous Improvement Culture
  • Learn the Role of Continuous Improvement
  • Experiments and Analysis to Improve Team Performance

9. Summary

  • Key Takeaways
  • Kanban Objectives Board
  • Survey Information

10. Exercises

  • Review Kanban Emergent Behaviors
  • Building a Kanban Board
  • Documenting a work Flow
  • Change a Workflow into a Kanban System
  • Kanban Simulation

Course ID: AS303

Course Duration: 8 hours

PDUs: 8 PMI

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