A Kanban System for Software Engineering

Posted in Conferences, Project Management on March 29, 2009

A Kanban System for Software Engineering

David Anderson presents a brief history of the kanban system through case study reports from teams at Microsoft and Corbis. Kanban acts to limit work-in-progress and focus the team on achieving a continuous flow of value to the customer and innovates on accepted agile management practices by providing an iteration-less process with a regular release cadence.

David Anderson is thought leader in managing effective software team. He is a board member and founder of the APLN and signatory of the project management Declaration of Interdependence. Recently,David led a team that introduced many Lean ideas. The results were astounding. The team demonstrated high levels of productivity, improved lead times and quality.

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