Kanban for skeptics
Kanban for skeptics
FREE!
Minimum
$4.99
Suggested
Kanban for skeptics

Last updated on 2012-08-25

About the Book

In my daily job as a change agent, I constantly need to reassure people that the path we follow is worthwhile traveling. This need is often expressed in the form of critique and difficult questions. When I coach Agile teams, this is often the case. The same thing happens when introducing Kanban. However, I noticed that Kanban raises much harder questions on a management and leadership level, once people are introduced to the basics and start to explore the subject on their own.

The type of questions Kanban raises, seem to be hard to answer without lapsing into an hour long discussion. I guess this is normal because Kanban is much less prescriptive than Scrum, for instance. In order to provide reassurance, as a coach, you need to trace the questions all the way back to the principles of Kanban, which are grounded in Lean thinking.By listing the 5 most common arguments against Kanban and my response to them, I hope to help people in their Kanban journey and build great organizations that create amazing products.

These answers are based on my own perspective and experience. It would be great to hear your answers and improve the book while more people are introduced to Kanban. The goal is not to explain Kanban scientifically, but provide insights why these arguments don't stand, in a language that is understandable by all.

Bundles that include this book

Who is agile? Volume 1
The Leprechauns of Software Engineering
Manage Your Job Search
The Agile Quizzitch
Personal Kanban in a Nutshell
11 Books
$98.47
Regular Price
$50.00
Bundle Price
Getting Started with Kanban
Kanban for skeptics
Holy Land Kanban
3 Books
$12.00
Regular Price
$10.00
Bundle Price

About the Author

The Leanpub Unconditional, No Risk, 100% Happiness Guarantee

Within 45 days of purchase you can get a 100% refund on any Leanpub purchase, in two clicks.
See full terms

Write and Publish on Leanpub

Authors and publishers use Leanpub to publish amazing in-progress and completed ebooks, just like this one. You can use Leanpub to write, publish and sell your book as well! Leanpub is a powerful platform for serious authors, combining a simple, elegant writing and publishing workflow with a store focused on selling in-progress ebooks. Leanpub is a magical typewriter for authors: just write in plain text, and to publish your ebook, just click a button. It really is that easy.

Learn more about writing on Leanpub