Use Kanban to maximize efficiency, predictability, quality, and value
With Kanban, every minute you spend on a software project can add value for customers. One book can help you achieve this goal: Agile Project Management with Kanban.
Author Eric Brechner pioneered Kanban within the Xbox engineering team at Microsoft. Now he shows you exactly how to make it work for your team.
Think of this book as “Kanban in a box”: open it, read the quickstart guide, and you’re up and running fast. As you gain experience, Brechner reveals powerful techniques for right-sizing teams, estimating, meeting deadlines, deploying components and services, transitioning from Scrum or traditional Waterfall, and more.
For every step of your journey, you’ll find pragmatic advice, useful checklists, and actionable lessons. This truly is “Kanban in a box”: all you need to deliver breakthrough value and quality.
Use Kanban techniques to:
Start delivering continuous value with your current team and projectMaster five quick steps for completing work backlogsPlan and staff new projects more effectivelyMinimize work in progress and quickly adjust to changeEliminate artificial meetings and prolonged stabilizationImprove and enhance customer engagementVisualize workflow and fix revealed bottlenecksDrive quality upstreamIntegrate Kanban into large projectsOptimize sustained engineering (contributed by James Waletzky)Expand Kanban beyond software development