In environments with high levels of variability and uncertainty, being able to quickly respond to change is essential. Kanban, with its focus on visualizing work, limiting WIP, focus on flow and continuous improvement is ideal in these types of environments.
Comparative Kanban is aimed at helping you get the most out of your investment in Kanban by identifying where you can improve how you work, where you should amplify your efforts further and fuel a data-driven approach to continuous improvement.
About Comparative Kanban
Kanban is the preferred way to work in environment with unpredictable work demands and in environments with high levels of uncertainty. Leverage Comparative Kanban to pinpoint exactly where you can help your teams and build a culture of continuous improvement.
VisualizeWe resolve blockers with simple visual aids and escalation processes.
Limit WIPTeam visualizes work with queues, work-types, avatars, swim-lanes, blockers or explicit policies.
Make Policies ExplicitWe are aware of explicit policy / rules on when to pull work.
Manage FlowTeam meets on a regular cadence.
ImproveTeam knows their goals, why it exists and what is their criteria for success.
Implement Feedback LoopsKey stakeholders provide regular feedback based on the current situation.
OutcomesWe are more responsive to our customer(s) than before.
VisualizeTeam visualizes work with queues, work-types, avatars, swim-lanes, blockers or explicit policies.
Limit WIPWIP limits help us commit to finishing work over starting new work.