Scrum Agile Project Management

Combining Kanban and Scrum

March 7, 2013 0

Discover how a team of sysadmins dragged the best of Kanban, added a chunk of Scrum and came up with a clear and sustainable process for support teams.

Recreating Scrum with Kanban

November 5, 2012 0

In this blog post, Cory Foy explains how he recreated Scrum using Kanban coupled with a set of Explicit Policies. Kanban has less initial rules than Scrum, but the team decides with explicit policies how he wants to manage things like the frequency of the meetings with the backlog owner. The blog post describes the right set of explicit policies needed in Kanban to recreate Scrum. As Cory Foy says, this is a little bit a silly exercise, but it allows also to think about the implicit set of policies that Scrum proposes.

Moving from Scrum to Kanban

November 1, 2012 1

Many teams who are already using Scrum would like to know what benefits they can get by moving to Kanban. Dropping the Sprint timebox can seem quite scary but on the other hand spending less time planning and estimating seems attractive to many developers. How do you know that you haven’t thrown the baby out with the bathwater?

Scrum and Kanban Combined

September 21, 2011 0

In this short video, a development manager explains how they use Scrum for development work in the sprints, but use KanBan to deal with issues with released software in the field. Their helpdesk prioritises the issues and the team uses the KanBan board to solve these issues as fast as possible.

Comparing Scrum and Kanban Tracking Boards

August 24, 2011 0

In this blog post, Ken Pugh compares the usage of Kanban board and Scrum tracking boards to track progress of agile projects. He concludes that Scrum-style boards and Kanban-style boards can provide the same information, but in different ways.

Transition from Scrum to Kanban

June 27, 2011 0

In this blog post, Samuli Heljo shares his experience about a Scrum team that transitioned to Kanban. It offers a lot of data about this experience and try to analyze the failures made and to come up with some solutions.

Using Lean-Thinking to Help Scrum Teams

May 4, 2011 0

Thinking about Lean as a combination of science, management and learning provides Scrum practitioners to start with including Lean and Kanban practices into their Scrum practices. Explicit policies, managing work-in-progress, and creating visibility have a direct, measurable impact on a team’s velocity.

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