Description

Kanban is a Japanese term that can mean visual board. When applied in the context of Lean practices,Kanban is a visual tool for managing the flow of information or work items. It is flexible enough to be introduced to an existing process, whatever that process may be and without having the need to replace the process, but it is very compatible with Agile methods.In fact,it is being used in many industries such as manufacturing, R&D, supply chain, logistics management, and healthcare, to name a few. Kanban, however, help in the management of projects by visualizing workflow, limiting work in process,creating and improving the flow.This book introduced principles that have already revolutionized the manufacturing industry. By adopting seven Lean principles, people developing software were shown how to create a more efficient process that is optimized for their work environment.These principleshelp people to eliminate waste, amplify learning, and deliver as fast as possible, among others. Lean practices promote a variety of tools, and one popular tool is Kanban.The coursediscusses:What Kanban isHow it can helpIts benefits and how it should be implementedHow to improve the workspace workflowWhat to do with the improvements gained